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CfP: Henry Sweet Society Colloquium Leuven 2022

The 2022 annual colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas will be held from Tuesday 20 September until Thursday 22 September 2022 at the University of Leuven (Belgium). The general theme of the colloquium is: 

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Podcast zum Wiener BĂĽhler-Workshop 2021

Am 4. und 5. Februar 2021 fand an der Sigmund Freud Privatuniversität Wien ein internationaler Workshop zu Karl Bühler und der Geschichte des Wiener Psychologischen Institutes statt, der von Janette Friedrich und Gerhard Benetka geleitet wurde. Janette Friedrich und Gerhard

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CfP: Abralin International Congress, 22–30 Sept 2021

The main theme of InterAb 12 will be “Linguistics Challenges in Open Science”. This edition will be completely online. Proposals in all areas of linguistics are welcome. Papers covering the main theme will be considered for keynote. All InterAb12 activities

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

Tours, France, 2–4 June 2021

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