Past Conferences

2013

The 7th Free Linguistics Conference was held at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong on 27-28 September 2013.

Focus speakers

  1. John Bateman, University of Bremen, Germany
  2. Douglas Biber, Northern Arizona University, USA.
  3. Ruqaiya Hasan, Macquarie University, Australia
  4. Martin Haspelmath, Max Plank Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
  5. Ahmar Mahboob, University of Sydney, Australia

 

2012

The 6th Free Linguistics Conference was held at the University of Sydney, Sydney on 6-7 October 2012.

Focus speakers

  1. Shirley Dita, De La Salle University, the Philippines
  2. Angel Lin, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  3. Karl Maton, The University of Sydney, Australia
  4. Ghil’ad Zuckermann, University of South Australia, Australia

 

2011

The 5th Free Linguistics Conference was held at the University of Sydney, Sydney on 8-9 October 2011.

Focus speakers

  1. Jim Benson, York University, Canada
  2. Peter Collins, University of New South Wales, Australia
  3. William Greave, York University, Canada
  4. Andy Kirkpatrick, Griffith University, Australia
  5. Peter White, University of New South Wales, Australia

 

2010

The 4th Free Linguistics Conference was held at the University of Sydney, Sydney on 9-10 October 2010.

Focus speakers

  1. Eva Bernat, University of New South Wales, Australia
  2. Michele de Courcy , University of South Australia, Australia
  3. Dominique Estival, University of Western Sydney, Australia
  4. John Knox, Macquarie University, Australia
  5. Edgar Schneider, University of Regensburg, Germany
  6. Farzad Sharifian, Monash University, Australia

 

2009

The 3rd Free Linguistics Conference was held at the University of Sydney, Sydney on 10-11 October 2009.

Focus speakers

  1. Diana Eades, University of New England, Australia
  2. Luciana de Olievera, Purdue University, USA
  3. Enric Llurda, University of Lleida, Spain
  4. Christian M.I.M. Matthiessen, Polytechnic University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  5. Jonathan Webster, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

 

2008

The 2nd Free Linguistics Conference was held at the University of Sydney, Sydney on 11-12 October 2008.

Focus speakers

  1. Linda Barwick, University of Sydney, Australia
  2. Liz Ellis, University of New England, Australia
  3. A.K. Halliday, University of Sydney, Australia
  4. Ruqaiya Hasan, Macquarie University, Australia
  5. Trevor Johnston, Macquarie University, Australia
  6. Aek Phakiti, University of Sydney, Australia

 

2007

The 1st Free Linguistics Conference was held at the University of Sydney, Sydney on 6-7 October 2007.

Focus speakers

  1. Monika Bednarek, University of Sydney, Australia
  2. Anne Burns, Macquarie University, Australia
  3. James R. Martin, University of Sydney, Australia
  4. Alaister Pennycook, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
  5. Michael Walsh, University of Sydney, Australia

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