This page gives access to information about various types of events related to Functional Discourse Grammar:

Conferences on FDG

  • IC-FDG-2018 (Salvador, Brazil, July 26-28, 2018)
  • IC-FDG-2020 (Online, 2020)
  • IC-FDG-2022 (Schoorl, The Netherlands, June 28-July 1, 2022)

Postgraduate Courses on FDG

  • IPC-FDG-2018 (Salvador, Brazil, July 23-25, 2018)
  • In 2020 no course will be offered
  • In 2022 no course will be offered

Workshops on FDG

  • IW-FDG-2017 (Amsterdam, June 26-27, 2017)
    Expressions of tense, aspect, mood, evidentiality and polarity
  • IW-FDG-2019 (Oviedo, September 12-13, 2019)
    Interfaces in Functional Discourse Grammar
  • IW-FDG-2021 (Graz, July 12-13, 2021)

FDG Online Lecture Series



Latest News

Programme FDG Online Lecture Series 2021

The FDG Online Lecture Series (FDG-OLS) provides a meeting ground for FDG researchers in between conferences and workshops. Every second Friday of the month, FDG researchers present their work at 15:00 CET. The programme for the second half of 2021 is now available.

Programme and abstracts of Graz workshop available

The programme and abstracts of the next FDG workshop, to be held in Graz, Austria, on July 12-13, 2021, are now availablle. The workshop will be dedicated to the topic of Modification.

FDG 2022 to be held in The Netherlands

FDG2022 will be held in Schoorl, The Netherlands, from June 28-July 1, 2022.

Special issue of Open Linguistics on Systems of tense, aspect, modality, evidentiality and polarity in FDG

Open Linguistics 4 (2018) contains a special issue on Systems of tense, aspect, modality, evidentiality and polarity in Functional Discourse Grammar edited by Kees Hengeveld and Hella Olbertz. The special issue is the outcome of the FDG workshop on the same topic held in Amsterdam in 2017.

New edited volume on Recent developments in Functional Discourse Grammar

Evelien Keizer and Hella Olbertz edited a volume of papers using the theory of Functional Discourse Grammar (FDG) to analyse and explain a number of specific constructions or phenomena from different perspectives, language-specific, comparative and typological. The book appeared with John Benjamins in 2018 in the Studies in Language Companion Series.



Contact Us

To contact the secretary of the International Functional Discourse Grammar Foundation, Hella Olbertz, please send an email to