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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of linguistics, June-July 2019

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The formalisation of grammatical meanings in Copenhagen structural linguistics. Some remarks.

Lorenzo Cigana University of Copenhagen (NorS) The aim of this outline contribution, which will receive a proper treatment elsewhere, is to describe a single piece within the broader mosaic of European Structuralism: an undercurrent of Danish structural linguistics focused on

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The foreign entanglements of Mandarin Chinese in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

Mårten Söderblom Saarela Academia Sinica in Taipei This blog post will discuss some transnational aspects of the history of Mandarin Chinese, what in the twentieth century became codified as the national language of China. I will first briefly discuss what

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of linguistics, April-May 2019

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Why women botanists outnumbered women linguists in nineteenth century Australia

Jane Simpson Australian National University 1. Introduction In colonial Australia (1788–1901), only about a dozen women are recorded as documenting Australian languages, compared with nearly 300 women contributors to herbariums (Maroske and Vaughan 2014), and with the 100 or so

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of linguistics, March 2019

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Cfp: SHESL-HTL Conference 2020 – Simplicity and complexity of languages in the history of linguistic theories (Paris, January 23-25, 2020)

Call for papers SHESL-HTL CONFERENCE 2020 Paris, January 23-25, 2020 Simplicity and complexity of languages in the history of linguistic theories The goal of this conference is to explore the ways in which, through the history of linguistic theories, languages

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of linguistics, February 2019

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of linguistics, January 2019

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of linguistics, December 2018

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