Keynotes Speakers

  • Victor Junnan Pan (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages)
  • Rint Sybesma (Leiden University Centre for Linguistics, Leiden Institute for Area Studies)

Syntactic Cross-linguistic variation

  • Anders Holmberg (Newcastle University, School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics)

Chinese Aspect and Modality

Teaching Chinese as a Second Language

  • Jane Orton (University of Melbourne, Melbourne Graduate School of Education)

Chinese as Lingua Franca

  • Istvan Kecskes (University at Albany, Department of Communication and Department of Educational Theory and Practice)

Second Language Acquisition in a Study Abroad context

  • Martin Howard (University College Cork, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures)