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Workshop on Tenselessness

5th Oct 2017 9:00am

The Centre for Applied Research and Outreach of Language Education (CAROLE) is hosting an international workshop on Linguistics. The aim of the workshop is to bring together researchers working on so-called tenseless languages and uninflected clauses together to discuss tenselessness and see how they can illuminate each other.

Speakers include distinguished scholars such as Professors Lisa Matthewson, from the University of British Columbia, Tim Stowell from the University of California Los Angeles, Jan-Wouter Zwarts from the University of Groningen and Wolfgang Klein, from the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics.

 
Venue - Hamilton House

For further details please see HERE


The Multi-Cultural Toys Project: children’s perspectives and theoretical possibilities

11th Oct 2017 3:00pm

Despite the ethnic diversity of contemporary Britain, and an increasingly globalised world, twenty-first century children have limited access to toys which reflect cultural diversity, while mainstream retail outlets focus mainly on brands linked to the mass media.

"What makes a good toy" - guest speakers will present their findings on this topic. 

 Venue - Avery Hill, Mansion Site, Room 113

Big Picture Seminar - David Clive Price

11th Oct 2017 5:00pm

Intelligent Leadership and Changing Times by David Clive Price

The Big Picture Seminar Series aims to provide students, staff and the local community with an insight into the bigger picture of industries that either interest them or that they study. The events are intended to inspire, inform and educate attendees. includes the opportunity for questions regarding the seminar topic. All seminars are free.

Venue - Stephen Lawrence Building, Room 101.

For further details please see here  


CAROLE Seminar

12th Oct 2017 4:00pm

Agreement attraction in English and Korean

Talk by Patrick Sturt of the University of Edinburgh - an overview of a recent project that examines verb-subject agreement attract in English and Korean.

Venue - Greenwich Campus, KW002 

Special Lecture on Reliability Time-Bombs in Modern Systems and Mitigation Thereof

18th Oct 2017 11:30am-12:30pm

Lecture by Professor Nihal Sinnadurai, Fellow IEEE, Fellow Institute of Physics, CEng, IEEE Distinguished Lecturer - email: sinnadurai@aol.com

 

Light refreshments will be served after the lecture

Please RSVP to fachresearchsupport@greenwich.ac.uk for catering purposes
Venue - Queen Anne Building – Council Room 063

Big Picture Seminar - Dan Toon

18th Oct 2017 5:00pm

Design Lead at McLaren Applied Technologies (MAT) by Dan Toon

The Big Picture Seminar Series aims to provide students, staff and the local community with an insight into the bigger picture of industries that either interest them or that they study. The events are intended to inspire, inform and educate attendees. includes the opportunity for questions regarding the seminar topic. All seminars are free to attend.

Venue - Stephen Lawrence Building, Room 101

Big Picture Seminar - Karl George

25th Oct 2017 5:00pm

Co-ordinator for Effective Board Member Programmes at The Governance Forum by Karl George.

Further details can be found here

The Big Picture Seminar Series aims to provide students, staff and the local community with an insight into the bigger picture of industries that either interest them or that they study. The events are intended to inspire, inform and educate attendees. includes the opportunity for questions regarding the seminar topic. All seminars are free to attend. 

Venue - Stephen Lawrence Building, Room 101

CAROLE Seminar

31st Oct 2017 4:00pm

Bilingual minds: the impact of speaking two (or more) languages on cognitive development

Talk by Dr. Roberto Filippi, UCL, Institute of Education - a foucs on the research in which both bilingual advantages and disadvantages are found.

Venue - Greenwich Campus QA080