Afternoon “Stability and Variation”

You are cordially invited to attend the afternoon on the topic “Stability and variation, continuity and change” on Thursday, 26th of June, 14:00-17:00, with drinks afterwards. The meeting will take place at the Meertens Institute, Amsterdam, in the Symposiumzaal. Please find the programme and list of speakers below. Everyone interested is welcome to discuss and think along.
I am looking forward to what promises to become a very varied afternoon! Thanks to all the stable support of the speakers.
Best wishes,
Berit Janssen
14:00-15:30 Short presentations from different disciplines and viewpoints (see list of speakers below)
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-17:00 Discussion
17:00 Drinks
Dimitrios Bountouridis, University of Utrecht: Stability in cover song variants
Suzanne Aalberse, Radboud University Nijmegen: a structural Swadish list
Sophie Elpers, Meertens Institute: Generative concepts in vernacular architecture
Folgert Karsdorp, Meertens Institute: Black, White and Red: color term salience in Thompson’s Motif Index
Andrea Scharnhorst, DANS: There is nothing stable in complex systems – still we want to align census tables over centuries
Sjef Barbiers, Meertens Institute: (Un)stable syntactic properties in modern Dutch dialects
Ashley Burgoyne, University of Amsterdam: Stability and the ‘One More Time’ Contour
Theo Meder, Meertens Institute: A parallel between music, speech and storytelling
Albert Meroño Peñuela, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: Stability and change in the Semantic Web
Berit Janssen, Meertens Institute: Stability in folk song variants
Marc van Oostendorp, Meertens Institute: While everything changes, stress stays the same
Varun DeCastro-Arrazola, Meertens Institute: Dynamic attention and stability in verse