Welcome to Lakeside semantics & pragmatics, a website that showcases research(ers) on meaning and interpretation of natural language, broadly construed, at the University of Konstanz.

The members of the semantics & pragmatics community are distributed over several departments of the university, most nobably linguistics and philosophy. They engage in various activities, and regularly organize events.

Many of the researchers at various career stages are employed in projects with third-party funding. The vibrant community is frequently enriched by visitors.

Upcoming visitors

  • Aviv Schoenfeld, Tel Aviv University.
    October 2, 2019 – February 28, 2020
    Aviv is a PhD student at Tel Aviv University under the supervision of Fred Landman, working on the interface between three fundamental topics in the semantics of nouns and noun phrases: reference to kinds, plurality and countability (the count-mass distinction). He will be visiting Konstanz in order to work with Maribel Romero.