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Program (April 4)

MONDAY
30th May
(room 23.0.49)
8:15-8:45  REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
8:45-9:00 Opening remarks
9:00-10:00 Gabriela Pérez Báez Complementarity between meronymy and frame of reference use in Diidxa Za: perspectives from an endangered language. Abstract. Presentation
10:00-10:20 COFFEE
10:20-10:45 Luke McDermott Slope-based geocentric descriptions in Chiapas Zoque: linguistic resources and patterns of use. Abstract. Presentation
10:45-11:10 Letizia Cerqueglini  Expressing Relative and Absolute [ALIGNMENT] in Traditional aṣ-Ṣāniˁ Arabic. Abstract. Presentation
11:10-11:35 Jonathon Lum Setting stars: disappearing systems of spatial reference in Dhivehi. Abstract. Presentation
11:35-12:00 Jonas Nölle Linguistic routines in joint problem-solving respond to environmental factors. Abstract. Presentation
12:00-13:00 LUNCH
13:00-13:50 Bill Palmer, Alice Gaby, Jonathon Lum & Jonathan Schlossberg Topography and Frame of Reference in the threatened ecological niche of the atoll. Abstract. Presentation
13:50-14:15 Randi Moore & Jürgen Bohnemeyer The effect of topography on spatial language and cognition: 
Ethnophysiography in Isthmus Zapotec. Abstract. Presentation
14:15-14:40 Joe Blythe, Alice Gaby,
Hywel Stoakes
Absolute spatial cognition without absolute spatial language. Abstract. Presentation
14:40-15:05 William B. McGregor Shua spatial language and cognition: A prolegomenon. Abstract. Presentation
15:05-15:30 COFFEE
15.30-15.55 Henrik Hovmark Landscapes and spatial situation types. Abstract. Presentation
15:55-16:20 Aurelie Cauchard Anticipated Paths in Fictive motion in Caac (Oceanic language, New Caledonia). Abstract. Presentation
16:20-16:45 Emilia Tuuri Organization of spatial information in motion expressions of Finnish. Abstract. Presentation
Parallel session on Cognitive Toponymy (room 27.0.09)
15:30-15:55 Peder Gammeltoft Acquisition or non-acquisition of location markers as strategies
for colonial settlement. Abstract. Presentation
15:55-16:20 Birgit Eggert Preposition names. An endangered system of place-names. Abstract. Presentation
16:20-16:45 Carole Hough Direction Metaphors in English. Abstract. Presentation
16:45-17:10 David R. Simmons
& Leslie Spence

Experimental cognitive toponymy: A new approach to understanding the origins of place-names. Abstract. Presentation

18:30-

CONFERENCE DINNER at Bryggens Spisehus, Islands Brygge 18

TUESDAY
31st May

(room 23.0.49)

9:00-10:00

Michael Fortescue

Icelandic and Faroese orientation systems compared with the Greenlandic: absolute or relative? Abstract. Presentation

10:00-10:20

COFFEE

10:20-10:45

Jan Heegård Petersen

Semantic parameters and geomorphic frames of reference in Kalasha. Abstract. Presentation
10:45-11:10

Henrik Liljegren

Landscape, spatial coding and semantic extensions in the Hindukush with special reference to Indo-Aryan Palula. Abstract. Presentation
11:10-11:35

Ditte Boeg Thomsen

Direction and landscape in language and rituals: Location
conjugation in Acazulco Otomí. Abstract. Presentation
11:35-12:00

Naja Blytmann Trondhjem

Wayfinding in West Greenlandic. Abstract. Presentation

12:00-13:00

LUNCH

13:00-14:00

Niclas Burenhult

Landscape and the language sciences. Abstract. Presentation
14:00-14:25

James Kari

Place-Intensive Narratives in the Dene Ethnogeographic Research Program. Abstract. Presentation
14:25-14:50

Jozsef Szakos

Naruwana and Atoana: Saaroa Toponyms in the context of grammar and ethnicity. Abstract. Presentation
14:40-15:10

COFFEE

15:10-15:35

Christian Döhler

Language and place in Komnzo. Abstract. Presentation
15:35-16:00

Ricardo Maldonado
& Sara Stradioto

Evidence of binarism in Mexican Spanish spatial deixis. Abstract. Presentation
16:00-17:30

GOODBYE RECEPTION