On research leave till January, 2019
Name: Yan JIANG (Given name_SURNAME) 蔣嚴 (traditional Chinese) ; 蒋严 (simplified Chinese)
Work email yj9atsoasdotacdotuk
School Webpage http://www.soas.ac.uk/staff/staff104913.php
LinkedIn: Yan Jiang
China Knowledge Resource Integrated Database: Yan JIANG;
Baidu Scholar: http://xueshu.baidu.com/scholarID/CN-B375DJXJ
talks and presentations： Updated April, 2018
15/Nov/2016 Talk at SOAS Department of Linguistics: Much Ado about "dou" in Mandarin Chinese .
27/Jan/2017 Contributing to a BBC Radio 4 Last Word to commemorate Prof. ZHOU Youguang, father of the Pinyin system.
20/Feb/2017 Presentation at Workshop on Missionary Grammars: Exploring Older Linguistics Texts _the value of missionary texts in Shanghai vernacular between 1843 and 1950 (Venue_SOAS_B204).
21/Feb/2017 Talk at University of Oxford: Faculty of Oriental Studies: East Asian Linguistics Seminar_ Chinese and Counterfactual Reasoning.
17-18/March/2017 Project Launching Conference: Overseas Studies of Chinese Grammar, Jinan University, Guangzhou.
7-8/April/2017 Chinese and Counterfactual Reasoning. The International Symposium on Chinese in the Maritime Silk Road, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
5/Oct/2017 The Rise of Conditionals in the Fall: Conditionals from Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Institute of Cognitive Science, Universität Osnabrück, Germany: Title of presentation: Conditionals and Chinese Counterfactuals. Workshop organizer: Dr. Mingya Liu. Project: SPOCC: The Semantics and Pragmatics of Conditional Connectives: cross-linguistic and experimental perspectives. Programme. View Download
18-19/Nov/2017 The 8th Wangdao Forum on Rhetoric. Fudan University, Shanghai: Title of presentation: Underdeterminacy and its Analysis -- an Ontological Exploration in Rhetoric and Grammar.
30/Mar/2018 Plurality in DRT and its implications to the analysis of dou-sentences in Chinese. Talk given at School of Foreign Languages, Fudan University.
31/Mar. -1/Apr/2018 Symposium on Theoretical Issues in Syntax and Semantics of Chinese: Realis and Factuality. Department of Chinese, Fudan University, Shanghai: Title of presentation: Factors related to the analysis of Chinese counterfactuals.
2/Apr/2018 Pragmatics and Reason. Talk given at Department of Chinese, Fudan University.