Teaching modules

The Summer School will include the following modules:

  • The social side of multilingualism
    Katherine Kinzler (Cornell University, Ithaca

Researchers' session

In addition to the courses, the researchers' session* offers participants the opportunity to present and discuss their work and receive constructive feedback from the renowned experts present at the summer school. Participants attending the summer school are kindly invited to submit their contributions for the researchers' workshop, which will be held on Wednesday afternoon and Friday morning . Each contribution should use 15-20 minutes to present pre- or post-doctoral research either in progress or finished, and it will be followed by 5 minutes of discussion. 

Workshop chair: Albert Costa, Cristina Baus and Marco Calabria (Pompeu Fabra University).

*This activity is not mandatory for attendees to the Summer School.

Proposals should be sent to - when you send the abstract, please make sure that both the subject of the e-mail and the name of the document contain the following information: "BSBM2017_NAME&SURNAME_workshop". The abstracts will be reviewed anonymously. Abstracts can have one or multilpe authors, and length should not exceed 200 words (excluding references).


       EXTENDED Abstract submission deadline: 30th April 2017

NEW Notification of acceptance as poster or oral presentation: May 15th 2017


Tuesday, September 12

9:00: Welcome

9:30-13:30: Jubin Abutalebi    

13:30-15:30: Lunch

15:30-19:00: Fred Genesee


Wednesday, September 13

9:30-13:30: Katherine D. Kinzler

13:30-15:30: Lunch

15:30-18:30: Workshop I. Oral presentations by researchers


Thursday, September 14

9:30-13:30: Guillaume Thierry


Friday, September 15

9:30-13:30: Workshop II and Poster session

13.30 - 14.00: Certificates and closure


A coffee break service will be served per day at 11.30.


English will be the working language of the Summer  School