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Public talk online: The “Political” and the Language-Dialect Dichotomy, or Fact-Checking Noam Chomsky

Monday 21 June 2021, 11:00am CEST The “Political” and the Language-Dialect Dichotomy, or Fact-Checking Noam Chomsky Alexander Maxwell (Victoria University of Wellington) In this talk, Alexander Maxwell suggests that linguists pondering the language-dialect dichotomy fall into two schools: apolitical agnostics who

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

Maupas, Charles. 2021. Grammaire et syntaxe françoise. Édition de Nathalie Fournier. Paris : Classiques Garnier. (Descriptions et thĂ©ories de la langue française, 4, in Grammaires françaises des xviie et xviiie siècles, 2). 637 p. ISBN : 978-2-406-10455-1Publisher’s website La Grammaire

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Les Dossiers d’HEL dĂ©mĂ©nagent !

Les Dossiers d’HEL, the electronic supplement of the journal Histoire ÉpistĂ©mologie Langage, have moved.You can find them at their new address : http://shesl.org/index.php/les-dossiers-dhel/ Here are the issues already published : Dossiers d’HEL n°1Wilhelm Von Humboldt : Ă©diter et lire Humboldt Dossiers d’HEL n°2Karl

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

Marco Tamburelli & Mauro Tosco, ed. 2021. Contested Languages. The hidden multilingualism of Europe. Amsterdam : John Benjamins. Studies in World Language Problems, 8. 271 p. ISBN : 9789027208040Publishers’ website This is the first volume entirely dedicated to contested languages. While generally listed

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Workshop: Language in the Global History of Knowledge, 29–30 April 2021

KU Leuven (online), 29–30 April 2021https://relicta.org/lghk/index.html This workshop discusses various ways in which language and the study of language figured in the global history of knowledge, from the 16th to the early 20th century. In the expanding network of mercantile,

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2021 Annual Colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society

The 2021 annual colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas will be held online on the 22-23 April 2021, hosted by the University of Westminster, London. The programme is available here. Registration (as an audience member) : LAS-exec-asst@westminster.ac.uk by Sunday

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – February-March 2021

Knobloch, Clemens. 2020. Umfelder des Sprechens. Sprachtheoretische Versuche ĂĽber das Gemeinte. Siegen: universi. 360 p. ISBN : 978-3-96182-068-9Publisher’s website So lange man uns nicht danach fragt, können wir mit dem Gemeinten umgehen. Wenn wir es aber explizieren oder definieren sollen,

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Funding opportunity for international MA students in Paris

The Paris Graduate School of Linguistics (PGSL) is a newly-formed Paris-area graduate program covering all areas of language science. It offers a comprehensive curriculum integrating advanced study and research, in close connection with PhD programs as well as with the Empirical

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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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