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Program February–June 2019

20 February Henry Sweet, a model for John Rupert Firth?Angela SenisUniversité Bordeaux Montaigne 6 March Grammaticalization clines: a brief conceptual historyMartin KonvičkaFreie Universität Berlin 20 March John Hart (c. 1501–1574) and the beginning of English linguistics in Tudor EnglandJi MaUniversity

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CfP: International Conference Ideology and Linguistic Ideas 2019, Tblisi

12 September 2019 – 14 September 2019 After the two successful conferences in 2015 and 2017, we are pleased to invite scholars interested in the history of linguistic ideas developed alongside with different ideologies in different times once more to

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CfP: Panel on Unusual Grammars

I am hoping to organize a panel at the Henry Sweet Society Colloquium 2019 on grammars that are based on models that are or might seem unusual, at least from our modern vantage point. An example might be John Palsgrave’s

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CfP: Panel on Political Conceptualization of Linguistic Thought, HSS 2019

We are hoping to organize a panel of papers on the political conceptualization of linguistic thought at the 2019 colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society and would like to hear from other researchers interested in presenting a paper, with 20

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CfP: HoLLT panels HSS Colloquium in Edinburgh, 4-7 September 2019

Here are two separate calls for expressions of interest in presenting a paper in a HoLLT-themed panel at the Annual Colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas, University of Edinburgh, 4–­­7 September 2019. Please contact

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Call for Papers: Henry Sweet Society Colloquium 2019

Edinburgh

The next annual colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas will be held at the University of Edinburgh, 4–7 September 2019.

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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 21 November 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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