Conferences

Konferenzi u laqgħat

The Malta Centre is active in organizing conferences outside Bremen.

Beginning with the 4th Lingwistika Maltija, which took place from 17-19 June 2013 in Lyon/France, the Malta Centre is involved in the organization of the GĦiLMsymposia in their run-up, on-site and follow-up. This concerns the 5th Lingwistika Maltija (24-26 June 2015 in Turin/Italy), the 6th Lingwistika Maltija (8-9 June 2017 in Bratislava/Slovakia) and the 7th Lingwistika Maltija (10-12 July in Kraków/Poland).

The8th Lingwistika Maltijawill take place from 18 - 20 September 2023 in Bremen.

7. Lingwistika Maltija
Participants of the 7th Lingwistika Maltija in Kraków (2019)

With the active participation of the Malta Centre, three edited volumes emerged from these conferences:

Puech, Gilbert & Benjamin Saade (eds.). 2016. Shifts and pattern in Maltese (STTYP 19). Berlin & Boston: De Gruyter Mouton.

Saade, Benjamin & Mauro Tosco (eds.). 2017. Advances in Maltese Linguistics (STTYP 21). Berlin & Boston: De Gruyter Mouton.

Turek, Przemyslaw & Julia Nintemann (eds.). 2022. Maltese: Contemporary Changes and Historical Innovations (STTYP 30). Berlin & Boston: De Gruyter Mouton.

As a special event, on 30 April 2015 at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, the Malta Centre gave a ceremonial farewell to the world-renowned linguist Bernard Comrie, who has made an outstanding contribution to research on Maltese.