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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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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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Cfp: XXXI. International Colloquium of the “Studienkreis ‘Geschichte der Sprachwissenschaft’” (SGdS) on Language and Language Awareness in the History of Linguistics (Flensburg, 18.-20.06.2020)

From June 18th-20th, 2020, the XXXI. 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-Universität Flensburg. The choice of topics may range from antiquity

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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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Call for Papers: Between form and meaning: the structural quest for “Gesamtbedeutungen”, Open Workshop ICHoLS XV, 24-28 Aug. 2020, Milan

Lorenzo Cigana (University of Copenhagen) Henrik Jørgensen (University of Aarhus) In 1936, Roman Jakobson qualified the “quest for general meanings” as a specific trend in structural linguistics aiming to motivate each morphological category (such as gender, number or case) by

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Cfp : First International Conference on Linguistic Terminology, Glossing and Phonemicization (Yamagata University, Japan, Feb. 22–23, 2020)

Hosted by the Japanese Linguistics Internationalization Committee Held at Yamagata University, Yonezawa Campus, Japan, Feb. 22–23, 2020 Call for Papers As linguistic research expands to cover an ever increasing number of languages and subfields, various collaborations have been carried out

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