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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – September 2022

Mariana MĂŒnning. 2022. Sound, Meaning, Shape. The Phonologist Wei Jiangong (1901-1980) between Language Study and Language Planning. Heidelberg Asian Studies Publishing. 312 p. ISBN: 9783948791292Publisher’s website. One of the leading proponents of the radical linguistic reforms in 20th century China,

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences-July-August 2022

Didier Samain & Pierre-Yves Testenoire, ed. 2022. La linguistique et ses formes historiques d’organisation et de production. Paris: SHESL. HEL Livres 1. 336 p. ISBN : 979-10-91587-16-7. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.6675029Publisher’s website La production et la transmission des savoirs scientifiques s’effectuent par

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences-June 2022

Giuseppe Cosenza, Claire A. Forel, Genoveva Puskas & Thomas Robert, ed. 2022. Saussure and Chomsky. Converging and Diverging. Lausanne: Peter Lang. 172 p. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3726/b19300Publisher’s website Saussure and Chomsky, the two major figures in linguistics of the twentieth century and

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – May 2022

Roger Schöntag. 2022. Das VerstĂ€ndnis von VulgĂ€rlatein in der FrĂŒhen Neuzeit vor dem Hintergrund der questione della lingua. TĂŒbingen: Gunter Narr Verlag. 761 p. ISBN: 978-3-8233-8540-0Publisher’s webiste Die sprachliche Verwandtschaft zwischen Latein und Italienisch waren im Mittelalter nur vage bekannt.

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Cfp: SHESL Conference 2023

Call for papersSHESL Conference 2023New historical and diachronic perspectives on grammaticalization Paris, 12–13 January 2023 The SociĂ©tĂ© d’histoire et d’épistĂ©mologie des sciences du langage (SHESL) invites abstracts for the 2023 annual conference on the topic “New historical and diachronic perspectives

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – April 2022

Camille Joseph & Isabelle Kalinowski. 2022. La Parole inouĂŻe. Franz Boas et les textes indiens. Toulouse: Anacharsis. 198 p. ISBN: 9791027904365Publisher’s website Franz Boas (1858-1942) est considĂ©rĂ© comme le pĂšre fondateur de l’anthropologie amĂ©ricaine. Par-delĂ  de vastes collectes d’objets, il

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – March 2022

Antoinina Bevan Zlatar, Mark Ittensohn, Enit Karafili Steiner & Olga Timofeeva, ed. 2021. Words, Books, Images, and the Long Eighteenth Century. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. FILLM Studies in Languages and Literatures, 16. 252 pp. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1075/fillm.16Publisher’s website The essays collected in this

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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-UniversitĂ€t Flensburg. The choice of topics may range from antiquity

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Upcoming events


23-25 November 2022
Salamanca, Spain
III Jornadas de Ideologías en obras sobre las lenguas de España y Portugal (ss. XV-XX)

12–13 January 2023
Paris, France
SHESL Conference 2023
New historical and diachronic perspectives on grammaticalization