Workshop Turkish in Europe 2019

⮩ Pressemitteilung der Stiftung Universität Hildesheim

Our aim is to bring together researchers from different linguistic disciplines, such as Sociolinguistics, Bilingualism, Contact Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Psycho-linguistics, Pedagogy and other relevant fields. We kindly invite you to submit a paper based on an empirical study or a theoretical approach to this conference on Turkish in a European context.

Venue: University of Hildesheim, Bühler Campus
⮩ Arrival to Bühler Campus
Date: 12 July 19; 10-18:00
Room: LN 304

Conference committee (in alphabetical order):

  • Fatih Bayram, UiT The Arctic University of Norway
  • Michael Daller, University of Reading, Great Britain
  • Yasemin Dayıoğlu-Yücel, University of Hildesheim, Germany
  • Elke G. Montanari, University of Hildesheim, Germany
  • Christoph Schroeder, University of Potsdam, Germany
  • Jeanine Treffers-Daller, University of Reading, Great Britain


09:30 – 10:00Registration
10:00 – 10:05WelcomeElke G. Montanari
10:05 – 10:35Aspects of the Language of Thinking in Multilingual TurkishJochen Rehbein
10:35 – 11:05The post-verbal position in Turkish in two contact settings: Turkish-German bilinguals in Germany and Turkish-Kurdish bilinguals in TurkeyChristoph Schroeder, Kateryna Iefremenko
11:05 – 11:35How much variation disqualifies the heritage speaker’s nativeness? Guelsen Yilmaz
11:35 – 12:05Turkish heritage speakers in GermanyIşıl Erduyan
12:05 – 12:35break
12:35 – 13:05Encounter with Prof. Dr. Irene Pieper, Vice President of the University of Hildesheim Foundation for International Affairs
13:05 – 13:35The development of a Turkish-English code-switching frequency taskJeanine Treffers-Daller, Zehra Ongun, Julia Hofweber and Michal Korenar
13:35 – 14:05Dual language competencies of Turkish-German bilingually developing 3-5-year-oldsB. Ertanir, J. Kratzmann and S. Sachse
14:05 – 14:35Enhancing Turkish Language Prestige in Germany: The Role of Turkish Language Education for Heritage SpeakersYasemin Dayıoğlu-Yücel
14:35 – 15:05break
15:05 – 15:35Shifting towards Turkish In Germany? A discourse- analytical approachAnnette Herkenrath
15:35 – 16:05Subject-verb agreement marking in Turkish heritage speakersSerkan Uygun, Claudia Felser
16:05 – 16:35Round tableFatih Bayram, Michael Daller, Elke G. Montanari, Christoph Schroeder, Jeanine Treffers-Daller