1st International Conference of Maltese Linguistics
Bremen, October 18 – 20, 2007
Conference Description

The wide range of topics covered by the talks of our invited speakers (s. Programme demonstrates that Maltese Linguistics fulfils the requirements of becoming a full-blown sub-discipline of linguistics.

With a view to supporting Maltese Linguistics on a global scale, the International Society of Maltese Linguistics (L-Għaqda Internazzjonali tal-Lingwistika Maltija GĦILM) was founded on occasion of the conference.

Both the conference and the Society are hosted by the University of Bremen/Germany, where linguistic research on Maltese and languages of the Mediterranean has had a long tradition. The conference was organised by the Institute of General and Applied Linguistics (IAAS) of the University of Bremen. The foundation of the Society took place on October 19, 2007 under the auspices of his excellency, the Ambassador of Malta in Germany.

The proceedings of our first international conference will be published as:

Comrie, B., Fabri, R., Mifsud, M., Stolz, T., & Vanhove, M. (Eds.). (2009). Introducing Maltese Linguistics. Proceedings of the 1st International conference on Maltese Linguistics (Bremen/Germany, 18–20 October, 2007). Studies in Language Companion Series. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia: John Benjamins.