European Network: Bantu, Chinese, Romance nouns and noun phrases, directed by Prof.dr. Lisa L. Cheng. Participating Institutions: Leiden University, SOAS, University of Essex, ZAS, University of Verona, University of Trieste and University of Trento. Financier: NWO Council for the Humanities (D36900: language and literature studies of other language groups). This project proposes to bring together Bantu linguists with Chinese and Romance linguists who have published extensively in the nominal domain.