Learn more about the most recent developments in the LeibnizDream project:
17.-18. March 2023
27. February – 3. March 2023
20. February 2023
A newspaper article about Artemis Alexiadou and LeibnizDream was published in Tagesspiegel +. In the feature, Alexiadou talks about how she got into linguistics and what we can learn about human thought from children’s (supposed) mistakes.
16. February 2023
Maria Teresa Guasti was invited to talk about her research at the transmission “Living Well”, a program sponsored by the General Consulate of Italy in Montreal that enhances Italian excellence in science. The full interview (in Italian) can be watched on YouTube.
5. December 2022
25. November 2022
Congratulations to Artemis Alexiadou, who was accepted as a full member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities!
The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW) is a transdisciplinary and transnational association of outstanding scientists and scholars with a 300-year tradition. Its history is marked by 80 Nobel Prize winners. Further informations can be found on the website of the BBAW.
1. October 2022
Congratulations to Artemis Alexiadou, who will take over as director of the Leibniz Center for General Linguistics (ZAS) in Berlin! She succeeds the now retiring Prof. Dr. Manfred Krifka, who has headed ZAS Berlin for 22 years.
9. July 2022
Congratulations to Yining Nie, who was awarded a junior professorship at the Department of Linguistics and Language Development at San José State University, USA!
3. October 2021
A newspaper article about Artemis Alexiadou and LeibnizDream was published in e-thessalia. The full article (in Greek) can be read on e-thessalia.
Uli Sauerland (Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics and University of Potsdam), Artemis Alexiadou (Humboldt-Universität of Berlin and Leibniz-Centre General Linguistics) and Maria Teresa Guasti (University of Milan-Bicocca) receive more than 10 million euros from the European Research Council (ERC) to study how children use language to understand the relationship between language and thought.
Press release in Germany (11. October 2019): “A German-Italian research team receives over ten million euros from the European Research Council to prove that our thinking determines language.” Find the full press release on the ZAS website.
Press release in Italy (27. October 2019): “3 mln a Milano-Bicocca per scoprire legame tra pensiero e linguaggio.” Find the full press release (in Italian) on the website of Il Tempo.