The largest gathering of linguistic typologists from all over the world will be held this year in Canberra, Australia. The 12th Conference of the Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT 2017) will last for five days (11-15 December 2017, Australian National University) and feature up to seven parallel sections, which will focus on various domains on typology. Five plenaries and eight workshops will further enrich the program.

MLexT group couldn’t miss this: Ekaterina Rakhilina and Daria Ryzhova will give a poster presentation on the typological account of spontaneous body part movements; Viktoria Kruglyakova, Tatiana Nikitina and Ekaterina Rakhilina will present the topic “Exploring verb meaning based on metaphorical use: The case of motion around an axis”.

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