Projects

2016-2021     Quantification and modality in the realm of questions
Funding agency: European Research Council (ERC)
Grant type: Starting Grant
PI: Floris Roelofsen
External co-PI: Ivano Ciardelli (co-author of project proposal and former postdoc, now at MCMP Munich)
PhD students: Thom van Gessel and Gianluca Grilletti

2016-2017     Non-question uses of question words cross-linguistically
Funding agency: Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
Grant type: Visiting Professors Programme
Nominee: Sabine Iatridou (MIT)
Nominators: Kees Hengeveld and Floris Roelofsen

2015-2020     Inquisitiveness below and beyond the sentence boundary
Funding agency: Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)
Grant type: VIDI
PI: Floris Roelofsen
Postdocs: Alexandre Cremers and Jakub Dotlacil
PhD student: Nadine Theiler

2015-2016     Questions, assertions, and the land in between
Funding agency: Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
Grant type: Visiting Professors Programme
Nominee: Donka Farkas (UCSC)
Nominators: Floris Roelofsen and Martin Stokhof

2014-2019     Channels of meaning: how information can be expressed without being said
Funding agency: Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS)
Grant type: Pro Futura Scientia
PI: Liz Coppock
 
2014-2016     Deontic puzzles and suppositional inquisitive semantics in legal language
Funding agency: Estonian Research Council
PI: Martin Aher

2014-2015     Compositional Semantics of Quantifier Words Cross-linguistically
Funding agency: Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)
Grant type: Visiting Professors Programme
Nominee: Anna Szabolcsi (NYU)
Nominators: Floris Roelofsen and Martin Stokhof
2012-2015     Interpreting questions: a fine-grained compositional semantics
Funding agency: Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)
Grant type: VENI
PI: Floris Roelofsen

2010-2015     The inquisitive turn: a new perspective on semantics, logic, and pragmatics
Funding agency: Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)
Grant type: Free Competition
PI: Jeroen Groenendijk
Postdoc and co-PI: Floris Roelofsen (co-author of project proposal)
PhD students: Ivano Ciardelli and Matthijs Westera