Belgian Journal of Linguistics Festive Reception

Monday, December 19, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Royal Library of Belgium
4 Boulevard de l’Empereur, B-1000 Bruxelles


It is our honour to invite you to the festive reception organised by the BKL/CBL on Monday 19 December 2016 in the Royal Library of Belgium in Brussels. We are celebrating the publication of this year’s special issue of the Belgian Journal of Linguistics on Computational Construction Grammar and Constructional Change. The reception will be preceded by two keynote lectures on these topics by Jóhanna Barðdal (UGent) and Luc Steels (VUB).
The event is free, but participants are asked to register in advance, by December 13.
All information on the program and how to register can be found on the event’s website.

Program

16h00-16h10 Welcome by the issue’s guest editors
Katrien Beuls (VUB AI Lab)
Remi van Trijp (Sony CSL Paris)
16h10-16h50 The future of construction grammar looks bright
Luc Steels (VUB AI Lab)
16h50-17h30 Diachronic Construction Grammar and its Challenges
Jóhanna Barðdal (University of Ghent)
17h30 Reception
Katrien Beuls and Remi van Trijp
Guest editors Belgian Journal of Linguistics