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Bárány, A. 2013a. What triggers the Hungarian objective paradigm? A structural and feature-based account. Talk given at ConSOLE XXI, University of Potsdam.

Bárány, A. 2013b. Differential object marking in Hungarian and the nature of variation in DOM. Handout for a talk at CASTL, University of Tromsø.

Bárány, A. 2013c. Non-specific indefinites and Hungarian verb paradigms. Handout for a talk at the Workshop on the Syntax-Information Structure Interface in Finno-Ugric, University of Tartu.

Bárány, A., Biggs, A. & Sheehan, M. 2013. What counts as differential subject marking? Introductory paper to be presented at Differential subject marking and ergative phenomena, Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE), Split, September 2013.

Bazalgette, T. 2012. Contrastive Reduplication as Extensional Focus. 53rd meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain, Manchester.

Bazalgette, T., Roberts, I. Sheehan, M. & van der Wal, J. 2012. Two statistical typological generalisations and their consequences. Paper presented at The Syntax of the World's Languages (SWL), Dubrovnik, October 2012.

Biberauer, T, Holmberg, A., Roberts, I. & Sheehan, M. 2012. Complexity in comparative syntax: the view from modern parametric theory. Paper presented at Formal Linguistics and the Measurement of Grammatical Complexity, Seattle, University of Washington, March 2012.

**Biberauer, T. & Roberts, I. 2013. The clausal hierarchy, features and parameters.

Biberauer, T, Roberts, I. & Sheehan, M. 2013 a. No-choice Parameters and the Limits of Syntactic Variation. Paper presented at WCCFL 31, Arizona, February 2013. 

Biberauer, T, Roberts, I. & Sheehan, M. 2013 b. On the No-choice Effect in Grammar. Paper presented at the Biolinguistics Workshop, Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW), Lund, April 2013.

Biberauer, T, Roberts, I. & Sheehan, M. 2013 c.  No-choice Parameters and the Limits of Syntactic Variation. Paper presented at Formal Ways of Analyzing Variation (FWAV), 25th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics, Reykjavik, May 2013.

Biberauer, T, Roberts, I. & Sheehan, M. 2013 d. No-choice Parameters and the Limits of Syntactic Variation. Paper presented at Towards a Theory of Syntactic Variation, Bilbao, June 2013.

Biberauer, T, Roberts, I. & Sheehan, M. 2013 e. No-choice Parameters and the Limits of Syntactic Variation. Paper presented at the International Congress of Linguists 19, (ICL 19), Geneva, July 2013. 

Biberauer, T. & van der Wal, J. 2012. Why languages don't like expletives. Syntax of the World's Languages V, Dubrovnik, October 2012.

Biggs, A. 2013. An abstract Case for A-movement: microvariation in Northwest British English. Paper presented at 39th Incontro di Grammatica Generativa, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia.

Biggs, A. 2012 a. Detransitivising constructions in ergative languages: antipassives and anti-agreement. Paper presented at Cambridge Comparative Syntax 1, University of Cambridge.

Biggs, A. 2012 b. Improper approaches to the Mandarin long bei passive. 44th Societas Linguistica Europaea, Stockholm.

Biggs, A. 2012 c. Improper Movement and the long passive in Mandarin. Paper presented at 7th Postgraduate Conference, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Biggs, A. 2012 d. Restructuring the ‘tough’ approach to the Mandarin long bei passive. Paper presented at 53rd meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain, Salford.

Höhn, G. 2013 a. Contextually conditioned zero spell-out of the Basque locative. Talk presented at ConSOLE XXI, Potsdam, January 2013.

Höhn, G. 2013 b. Spell-out domains: contextually conditioned allomorphy in the Basque nominal domain. ReCoS open project meeting, Cambridge, January 2013.

Höhn, G. 2013 c. Apparent agreement mismatches and nominal structure. Poster presented at IGG39, Modena, February 2013.

Höhn, G. 2013 d. Hidden person features: why Greek allows unagreement and Italian doesn't. Talk presented at ISTAL21, Thessaloniki, April 2013.

Höhn, G. 2013 e. The unagreement conspiracy. Talk presented at LEL Postgraduate Conference, Edinburgh, May 2013.

Höhn, G. 2013 f. Null pronouns, nominal structure and the illusion of unagreement. Talk presented at ACED 15, Bucharest, June 2013.

Höhn, G. 2013 g. Unagreement is an illusion: the distribution of person features in the extended nominal projection. Talk presented at ICL 19, Geneva, July 2013.

Höhn, G. 2012 a. Contextually conditioned zero spell-out of the Basque locative. Poster presented at Workshop on Locality and Directionality at the Morphosyntax-Phonology Interface, Stanford University, October 2012.

Höhn, G. 2012 b. Unagreement is an Illusion: Nominal structure and apparent agreement mismatches. Invited talk presented at linguistics colloquium, University of Bielefeld, December 2012.

Höhn, G. 2012 c. The size of the spell-out domain: context-sensitive allomorphy and the Basque 'case paradigm. Talk presented at BCGL7 (The Morphology-Syntax Interface), Brussels, December 2012.

**Roberts, I. 2013 a. Formal and functional explanations: new perspective on an old debate.

Roberts, I. 2013 b. Interacting factors, emergent parameters and syntactic change. Seminaire de recherche, Geneva, May 2013.

Sheehan, M. and J. van der Wal. 2014. The worst Case scenario. TiNdag, Utrecht, February 2014.

Sheehan, M. 2013 a. Towards a general alignment parameter hierarchy. Paper presented at WCCFL 31, Arizona, February 2013.

Sheehan, M. 2013 b. A parameter hierarchy approach to alignment. Poster presented at the Biolinguistics Workshop, Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW), Lund, April 2013.

Sheehan, M. 2013 c. Portuguese, Russian and the theory of Control. Paper presented at Workshop on Portuguese Syntax, Venice, May 2013.

Sheehan, M. 2013 d. Towards a Parameter Hierarchy for Alignment. Paper presented at Formal Ways of Analyzing Variation (FWAV), 25th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics, Reykjavik, May 2013.

Sheehan, M. 2013 e. Towards a Parameter Hierarchy for Alignment. Paper presented at Towards a Theory of Syntactic Variation, Bilbao, June 2013.

Sheehan, M. 2013 f. Towards a parameter hierarchy for alignment. Poster presented at the International Congress of Linguists 19, (ICL 19), Geneva, July 2013. 

Sheehan, M. 2013 g. Towards a parameter hierarchy for alignment. Poster presented at Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE), Split, September 2013.

Sheehan, M. 2012 a. Syntactic ergativity beyond Dyirbal. Paper presented at The Linguistics Association of Great Britain (LAGB) Annual Meeting. Salford, September 2012. 

Sheehan, M. 2012 b.  Degrees of Ergativity. Paper presented at The Syntax of the World's Languages (SWL), Dubrovnik, October 2012.

Sheehan, M. 2012 c. Partial Control, inflected infinitives and defective intervention. Poster presented at NELS 43, New York, October 2012.

Sheehan, M. 2012 d. Towards an alignment parameter hierarchy. Paper presented at the Manchester and Salford New researchers forum in Linguistics.  Manchester, November 2012.

Sheehan, M. 2012 e. (Fake) Partial Control in Romance. Paper presented at Going Romance. Leuven, December 2012.

Sheehan, M. 2011 a. Control inside DP: evidence from English and European Portuguese. Paper presented at Linguistics Association of Great Britain (LAGB) Annual Meeting, Manchester, September 2011.

Sheehan, M. 2011 b. (with W. Hinzen and U. Reichard) Radicalising the interface: a case study of intensionality. Paper presented at The Minimalist Program: Quo Vadis? - Newborn, Reborn, or Stillborn?, Potsdam, October 2011.

Sheehan, M. 2011 c. (with W. Hinzen) PF-parameters and clausal/nominal denotation. Paper presented at Rethinking Parameters, Madrid, October 2011.

Sheehan, M. 2011 d. How much variation is PF-variation? Paper presented at UG: the minimum, Durham, December 2011.

van der Wal, J. 2014. Morphological marking of term focus. Keynote speaker at Workshop on information structure in head-marking languages, MPI Nijmegen, March 2014.

van der Wal, J. and T. Biberauer. 2014. From macroparameters to nanoparameters -a comparative Bantu case study. Paper presented at International Workshop on Bantu Languages: Studies in East African Bantu and Microvariation, SOAS London, March 2014.

van der Wal, J. 2013 a. Subordinate clauses and exclusive focus in Makhuwa: no independent information structure? Invited at the Institute for Linguistics and Language Studies, University of Manchester, March 2013.

van der Wal, J. 2013 b. Features of discourse-configurationality. Pre-Conference Presentation, CamCoS Cambridge, May 2013.

van der Wal, J. 2013 c. Diagnosing focus. Second Graz Workshop on Information Structure, Graz, May 2013.

van der Wal, J. 2013 d. Structuring parameters in comparative Bantu subject inversion. Invited at University of Potsdam, June 2013.

van der Wal, J. 2013 e. Parameterising Case: other evidence from Bantu. Poster, Bantu 5, Paris, June 2013.

van der Wal, J. 2013 f. A typology of Bantu subject inversion (with Lutz Marten). Plenary Lecture, Bantu 5, Paris, June 2013.

van der Wal, J. 2013 g. Parameterising Case: other evidence from Bantu. African Linguistics Workshop, LSA Summer Institute, University of Michigan, July 2013.

van der Wal, J. 2013 h. Incomplete subordinate clauses and exclusive focus in Makhuwa. Workshop on Interfaces at the left periphery, LSA Summer Institute, University of Michigan, July 2013.

van der Wal, J. 2013 i. Head-marked term focus. FoCoS workshop, Universität Tübingen, December 2013.

van der Wal, J. 2013 j. A note on the passive in Matengo. SOAS Cookies and Data workshop, October 2013.

van der Wal, J. 2012 a. Subordinate clauses and focus in Makhuwa. Invited at Newcastle University, February 2012.

van der Wal, J. 2012 b. Unpronounced locatives in inversion constructions. Manchester symposium on existentials, Manchester, June 2012.

van der Wal, J. 2012 c. Why does focus want to be adjacent to the verb? Workshop 'Parametric variation in discourse configurationality', meeting Societas Linguistica Europaea, Stockholm, August 2012.

van der Wal, J. 2012 d. Parameterising Case: other evidence from Bantu. 53rd meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain, Manchester, September 2012.

van der Wal, J. 2012 e. Tests for focus. Workshop 'Categories of information structure across languages', Max Planck Institute, Nijmegen, November 2012., July 2013

van der Wal, J. 2011. Focus on conjugations: conjoint and disjoint verb forms in Bantu. Invited at the 6th South of England LFG meeting, London, October 2011.

van der Wal, J. & Bazalgette T. 2012. Parametric Variation in Discourse Configurationality. Workshop introduction, meeting Societas Linguistica Europaea, Stockholm.

 

Other Related Papers

Bárány, A. 2012. On the relation between Hungarian verb paradigms and differential object marking. MA Thesis, University of Vienna.

Bárány, A. 2009. Form and interpretation of the German discourse particles ja, doch and wohl. MA Thesis, University of Vienna.

Bazalgette, T. 2011. A Crosslinguistic Investigation of Wh-Internal Structure: Minimalism, Macroparameters, and the Borer-Chomsky Conjecture. MPhil Thesis, University of Cambridge.

Biggs, A. 2011. Distinguishing ‘root’ from ‘embedded’ in Mandarin Chinese: the empirical evidence and some theoretical consequences. MPhil Thesis, University of Cambridge.

Höhn, G. 2012. Unagreement is an illusion: the structure of the extended nominal projection and apparent agreement mismatches. MRes Thesis, UCL.