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Call for papers: ICHoLS XVI, Tbilisi, 26–30 August 2024

26–30 August 2024, Tbilisi, Georgia Hosted by Giorgi Akhvlediani Society for the History of Linguistics Tbilisi Ivane Javakhishvili State University The Sixteenth International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences, ICHoLS XVI, will be held from 26 to 30

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Australian languages, histories of documentation, description and revival

Online workshop, 1–2 December 2022 Organisers: James McElvenny and Clara Stockigt This workshop will bring together linguists, anthropologists and historians to discuss the history of the documentation, description and revival of the Aboriginal languages of Australia. Central questions to be

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CfP: Colloquium Studienkreis Geschichte der Sprachwissenschaft, Flensburg 8–11 June 2022

On 8–11 June 2022, the 31st International Colloquium of the “Studienkreis ‘Geschichte der Sprachwissenschaft’” (SGdS) on Language and Language Awareness in the History of Linguistics will take place at the Europa-Universität Flensburg. The choice of topics may range from antiquity

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CfP: Henry Sweet Society Colloquium Leuven 2022

The 2022 annual colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas will be held from Tuesday 20 September until Thursday 22 September 2022 at the University of Leuven (Belgium). The general theme of the colloquium is: 

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Podcast zum Wiener Bühler-Workshop 2021

Am 4. und 5. Februar 2021 fand an der Sigmund Freud Privatuniversität Wien ein internationaler Workshop zu Karl Bühler und der Geschichte des Wiener Psychologischen Institutes statt, der von Janette Friedrich und Gerhard Benetka geleitet wurde. Janette Friedrich und Gerhard

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CfP: Abralin International Congress, 22–30 Sept 2021

The main theme of InterAb 12 will be “Linguistics Challenges in Open Science”. This edition will be completely online. Proposals in all areas of linguistics are welcome. Papers covering the main theme will be considered for keynote. All InterAb12 activities

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Public talk online: The “Political” and the Language-Dialect Dichotomy, or Fact-Checking Noam Chomsky

Monday 21 June 2021, 11:00am CEST The “Political” and the Language-Dialect Dichotomy, or Fact-Checking Noam Chomsky Alexander Maxwell (Victoria University of Wellington) In this talk, Alexander Maxwell suggests that linguists pondering the language-dialect dichotomy fall into two schools: apolitical agnostics who

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John Goldsmith – Battle in the Mind Fields

John Goldsmith (University of Chicago) has made a series of 10 videos – one for each chapter – about the book Battle in the Mind Fields, which he wrote with Bernard Laks (University of Paris) and published in 2019. A

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Workshop: Language in the Global History of Knowledge, 29–30 April 2021

KU Leuven (online), 29–30 April 2021https://relicta.org/lghk/index.html This workshop discusses various ways in which language and the study of language figured in the global history of knowledge, from the 16th to the early 20th century. In the expanding network of mercantile,

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History of Linguistics in East and South-East Asia

Below are two talks originally presented at the meeting of the Society for the History of Linguistics in the Pacific, December 2020, on the history of the grammatical description of Vietnamese and Chinese. Quang Anh Le, Time-marking particles and the

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