On Wednesday 7 February 2018, our Maps and Grammar colleague Lotte Dros-Hendriks successfully defended her PhD thesis Not another book on Verb Raising in Leiden. S. Barbiers and H. Bennis were the promotors of the thesis and L. Cheng, M. Bader, J. van Craenenbroeck, J. Doetjes, A. Liptak, M. Salzmann and J. Zwart were members of the thesis committee. The defense went smoothly and the candidate received several compliments on her excellent work.
Erik and Lotte have submitted an abstract to the LREC conference which will be held in Reyjavik, Iceland in May 2014. The abstract describes a tool for visualizing and analyzing dialect data and has the title Arvid: A Computational Tool for Dialect Research Comments are welcome.
Postscript 24 March 2014: the abstract was not accepted for the conference