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History of linguistics on Abralin ao vivo

In the excellent Abralin ao vivo series of online lectures, there have recently been a number of contributions that deal with the history of linguistics. Here is a selection for your edification and entertainment. James McElvenny Typology and the history

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – January 2021

Émilie AUSSANT et Jean-Michel FORTIS, ed. 2021. Historical journey in a linguistic archipelago: Descriptive concepts and case studies. Berlin : Language Science Press. (History and Philosophy of the Language Sciences, 3). 212 p. ISBN : 978-3-96110-292-1Publisher’s website This volume offers

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Interdisciplinary Seminar (online) – Linguistic Geographies. History, Epistemology and Methods

Organisation : Felix DE MONTETY (CNRS, Laboratoire Pacte, Grenoble, France) felix.de-montety@umrpacte.frInformation : https://cartolangue.hypotheses.org/ This seminar aims at surveying the crossing trajectories of various scientific approaches to space and language, not only in geography and linguistics but also in history, anthropology

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New book: HPLS 3 – Historical journey in a linguistic archipelago: Descriptive concepts and case studies

The third book in the gold open access HPLS series has just appeared, Historical journey in a linguistic archipelago: Descriptive concepts and case studies, edited by Émilie Aussant and Jean-Michel Fortis. The volume contains a selection of papers from the

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – December 2020

Ferdinand de SAUSSURE. 2020. Recueil des publications scientifiques de Ferdinand de Saussure. Edité par Ch. Bally et L. Gautier, révision d’A. Meillet. Reprise fac-similé de l’édition de 1921. Limoges : Lambert-Lucas. 656 p. ISBN : 978-2-35935-331-0Publisher’s website Voici tous les

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – November 2020

Historiographia Linguistica 47-1. 2020. Amsterdam : Benjamins. 195 p. ISSN 0302-5160Publisher’s webpage Table of contents Articles:Manuel Sartori – Une cause et ses raisons d’être Solution latine à un problème de terminologie arabe. Marco Spreafico – Diglossia and language ideology Petrarch on linguistic variation and differentiation.

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CfP: Documentation and Description of Asian Languages – History and Epistemology

Paris January 2022 Proposal submission deadline: 15 March 2021 This conference proposes to address, from a historical and/or an epistemological point of view, the ways in which Asian languages have been documented and described. “Asia” is used here in the

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – October 2020

Raf van Rooy. 2020. Language or Dialect? The History of a Conceptual Pair. Oxford : Oxford University Press. 384 p. ISBN 9780198845713Publisher’s website This book provides a historiographic study of the distinction between language and dialect, a puzzle which has

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – September 2020

Maria Giovanna SANDRI. 2020. Trattati greci su barbarismo e solecismo. Introduzione ed edizione critica. Berlin/ Boston: De Gruyter. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte. 135. XI + 320 p. ISBN 978-3-11-065908-5Publisher’s webpage Scholarship has rarely taken into consideration the Greek

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PhD Position KU Leuven: Languages Writing History – reopened

This post has just reopened. 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

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