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CfP: The politics of classifying linguistic varieties

13-14 July 2019 Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand With growing scholarly interest in the process of categorization, it is timely to situate linguistic categorization within the broader history of ideas. This conference invites case studies in the politics of linguistic

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The social cognition of linguists

Andrea C. Schalley Griffith University It is social cognition which enables us to construct functioning societies sharing knowledge, values and goals, and to undertake collaborative action. It is also crucial to empathising and communicating with others, to enriching imprecise signs

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Posted in Article, Linguistics, Philosophy, Psycholinguistics, Sociolinguistics