The 6th International Symposium on Bilingualism. May 30 - June 2, 2007, University of Hamburg


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Final Conference Programme including Poster Sessions (PDF) | Colloquia (PDF) | abstract booklet (PDF)

  • The booklet containing the abstracts of all accepted colloquia, papers and posters and of the keynote talks is now online (PDF).


  • Ellen Bialystok (York University, Toronto)
    Cognitive Benefits and Linguistic Costs of Bilingualism Across the Lifespan. May 30, 11h-12h
    Sponsored by Bilingualism: Language and Cognition (Cambridge University Press)
  • Sascha W. Felix (University of Passau)
    Second Language Acquisition Research: Glories and Tragedies. June 2, 9h-10h
  • David W. Green (University College London)
    Structure and Function in the Bilingual Brain. May 31, 17.45h-18.45h
  • Kenneth Hyltenstam (Stockholm University)
    The Incidence of Nativelikeness among Second Language Users – a Maturational Account. May 30, 18.15h-19.15h
  • Virginia Yip (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
    The Logical Problem of Bilingual Acquisition. June 1, 18.15h-19.15h

Colloquia Detailed Programme (PDF)

  • Three-hour colloquia on Thursday, May 31, 14h-17-30h, and Friday, June 1, 14.30h-18.00h
  • Two-hour colloquia on Saturday, June 2, 14.30h-16.30h

Poster Sessions (Detailed Programme at the end of the Conference Programme) (PDF)

  • Session I: Wednesday, May 30, 12h, Audimax (together with reception sponsored by CUP)
  • Session II: Thursday, May 31, 19h, Audimax (together with reception sponsored by Multilingual Matters)

Business Meeting

  • Saturday, June 2, 12-13h


  • Wednesday: Cambridge University Press, 12h-13h, Audimax
  • Thursday: Multilingual Matters, 19.30h-20.30h, Audimax

Dinner Cruise

  • Friday, June 1, 20h at ‘Louisiana Star’

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