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CfP: History of language teaching research and theorization: 1945-2015

Tours, France, 2–4 June 2021

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New posts January-June 2020

At, we’re now embarking on a brief break for the northern hemisphere summer. We’ll be back at the beginning of September with new posts and podcast episodes. In the meantime, be sure to catch up on all the great

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PhD Position KU Leuven: Languages Writing History

KU Leuven is advertising a four-year PhD position at the Faculty of Arts as part of the FWO-funded project “Languages writing history: the impact of language studies beyond linguistics (1700-1860)”. The aim of this project is to study the history

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New Book – Greece’s labyrinth of language: A study in the early modern discovery of dialect diversity

The latest book in the open access series History and Philosophy of the Language Sciences at Language Science Press is Raf Van Rooy’s Greece’s labyrinth of language: A study in the early modern discovery of dialect diversity. This book can

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Being critical: Elements of Critical Theory in the work of critical discourse analysts

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Diego Romeo University of Edinburgh The constellation of linguistic research broadly labelled as Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) can hardly be understood as the homogeneous product of a monolithic theory or methodology. The variety of approaches employed by critical discourse analysts

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Der Siegener Diskursmonitor – ein Onlineportal zur strategischen Kommunikation

Friedemann Vogel, Fabian Deus & Clemens Knobloch Universität Siegen 1. Gegenstand und Ziel des Diskursmonitors Der “Diskursmonitor” ( ist ein disziplinenĂĽbergreifendes, webbasiertes Informations- und Dokumentationsportal zur strategischen Kommunikation in öffentlichen Diskursen.[1] Das Portal richtet sich nicht nur an die Fachcommunity

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Call for Papers: Integrationism and language ideologies, Santa Catarina, Brazil, 1–2 September 2020

1–2 September 2020 Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil There are issues of pride, passion and politics involved, not to mention intelligence and imagination, and ultimately – perhaps initially and primarily — moral responsibility as well. And they are involved

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Henry Sweet Society Colloquium 2020, London

The 2020 annual colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas will be held on Thursday 30 April at the University of Westminster, London. Papers are invited on any topic in the History of Linguistics and

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SHLP VII Conference, 2020, Canberra

Due to the situation with coronavirus and uncertainties regarding international travel in the next few months the SHLP 2020 committee has regretfully decided that the best course of action is to postpone the conference. This decision is also partly influenced

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Program September–December 2019

As new posts are published, they will be added here. 18 September The journal Word and the structural heritage of usage-based linguistics: Three functional tenets and an overarching principle. Enrico Torre University of Genoa 6 November Language in and out

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