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CfP: The politics of classifying linguistic varieties

13-14 July 2019 Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand With growing scholarly interest in the process of categorization, it is timely to situate linguistic categorization within the broader history of ideas. This conference invites case studies in the politics of linguistic

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SHLP6 – Program live

The 6th biennial meeting of the Society for the History of Linguistics in the Pacific will be held 12-14 December 2018 at the University of Adelaide in South Australia, in conjunction with the 2018 conference of the Australian Linguistics Society.

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Program September–December 2018

[Program updated 28 September 2018] 5 September Typology – a new task of linguisticsGeorg von der Gabelentz & James McElvennyUniversity of Edinburgh 3 October Workshop report: In the shadow of the standardOlivia WalshUniversity of Nottingham 17 October Triangulating the history

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Postdoc: MEITS, University of Cambridge

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months in the first instance. A full-time Research Associate position is available at the University of Cambridge in conjunction with the research project ‘Multilingualism: Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies (MEITS)’, funded

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MEITS Flexible Funding Call

MEITS is delighted to announce the launch of the second of two calls for funding to encourage other researchers and partners to work in partnership with the project.

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CfP: The direct method in language teaching

Joint conference of PHELLE, CIRSIL, Henry Sweet Society and SIHFLES. Granada (Spain), 16–17 May 2019 Deadline for submission of proposals: 15 January 2019 Notification of accepted proposals: 15 February 2019 What exactly is the ‘Direct Method’? In France, the chief

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New OA book series: history and philosophy of the language sciences

The open access publisher Language Science Press has just started a new book series on the history and philosophy of the language sciences. Proposals are welcome for books that fall within the aims and scope of the series:

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New Issue: Acta Structuralica – Open Access

Special issue on Phenomenology and Structuralism. Articles:

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Vivien Law Prize 2018

The Vivien Law Prize is offered annually by the Henry Sweet Society for the best essay in the history of linguistic ideas. The competition is open to all currently registered students, and to scholars who have received their PhD or

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Martin Burr Grant 2019

[Post updated 14 May 2018] Application deadline 30 September 2018 The Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas invites applications for the Martin Burr Grant, which awards small amounts of funding (usually up to a maximum of £500)

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