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Rethinking Comparative Syntax (ReCoS)

Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

CamCoS 4 (Cambridge Comparative Syntax)

CamCoS 4 will be held at the University of Cambridge on 7–9 May 2015. As with the previous CamCoS conferences, there will be a warm-up session with presentations by Cambridge based researchers, a general session on comparative generative syntax, and a themed session with invited speakers.

The topic of themed session will be null arguments and phi-features and the invited speakers will be:

  • Pilar Barbosa (University of Minho)
  • Maia Duguine (University of Cambridge/University of the Basque Country)
  • Ruth Kramer (Georgetown University)
  • Shigeru Miyagawa (MIT)
  • Mamoru Saito (Nanzan University)
  • Martina Wiltschko (University of British Columbia)


The programme of CamCoS 4 is now available: you can access it here.


Registration for CamCoS 4 is now open. Please follow this link to register.

Social events

There will be a conference dinner at Zizzi, 16 Bene't Street, CB2 3QN (map) on Friday, 8 May, at 19:30. Please book your dinner when you register.

Further information and contact

Abstract submission is now closed. You can still view the call for papers here.

We also provide information about the conference venue and accommodation in Cambridge.

If you have any further queries, feel free to contact András Bárány at .