LOT – Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics

Landelijke Onderzoekschool Taalwetenschap

400 faculty members

300 PhD & RMa students

LOT unites about 400 faculty members and 300 PhD and RMa students and provides a meeting point to further national and international communication for the benefit of linguistic research and education. Researchers from the participating institutes share knowledge, work together on theoretical and methodological matters, discuss their data and research in seminars and lecture series and in collaborations of various other kinds.

Below you will find recent news and announcements of events from the institutes participating in LOT and from LOT itself.

Register for the LOT Winter School 2021

Open from 12 October till 7 December 2020.

News & Announcements

LOT 579: Early English Modals

The Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics is pleased to announce a new publication in the LOT Dissertation Series by Sune Gregersen.

Syntax Interface Lecture by Marloes Oomen | 2 November

The upcoming Syntax Interface Lecture will take on November 2nd. We will host a talk by Marloes Oomen (Institut Jean Nicod, École Normale Supérieure) with the title “Verbal constructions in German Sign Language: A unified analysis in terms of agreement”.

LOT 562: Infinitival Innovations

The Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics is pleased to announce a new publication in the LOT Dissertation Series by Myrthe Coret-Bergstra.

LOT 576: The Adoption of Sound Change

The Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics is pleased to announce a new publication in the LOT Dissertation Series by Cesko Voeten.

Taalverhalen | A website about the variation in the Dutch language in Belgium and the Netherlands

The Dutch language as it is used in Belgium has always had some typically Belgian features, or, as many people would put it, ‘Flemish’ features in terms of vocabulary, pronunciation, diminutives, plurals, word order etc. For many decades, these differences had been labeled as ‘incorrect’ – By Miet Ooms

We moeten ervoor waken dat we coronamoe worden

Begin vorige week maakte premier Rutte strengere coronamaatregelen bekend. Later in de week kwam daar nog een dringend advies bij om mondkapjes te gebruiken op middelbare scholen. Hoe effectief is deze manier van communiceren van het kabinet?

LOT School

LOT Winter School 2021 | Registration Now Open

Those wanting to register for the LOT Winter School can do so until 7 December 2020.

Interactive Explanation | What Sociolinguistics Can Do For Text Prediction

As scientists, we work with fascinating, rich datasets, the latest insights, state of the art technology. We work for years on a research project, to extract the most interesting pieces of knowledge, and th​en this results in … a few static pages – By Wessel Stoop

Keetje Hodshon Prijs 2021 Taalwetenschappen

U kunt vanaf heden voordrachten indienen voor de Keetje Prijs 2021 op het gebied van de Taalwetenschappen. Deze prijs van € 12.500,- is bedoeld als aanmoedigingsprijs voor onderzoekers die in 2016 of daarna gepromoveerd zijn.

Reminder LOT Populariseringsprijs 2020 | Deadline 15 november

De Landelijke Onderzoekschool Taalwetenschap looft ook dit jaar weer de LOT Populariseringsprijs uit, ter stimulering van het ontwikkelen van populair-wetenschappelijke initiatieven op het terrein van de taalwetenschap. Deadline voor het aanleveren van inzendingen is 15 november 2020.

Five New Assistant/Associate Professor Positions in the Department of Communication and Cognition | Tilburg University

Due to increasing student numbers and newly awarded research grants, the Department of Communication and Cognition in the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences is looking for five enthusiastic new colleagues.

The Dutch Annual Linguistics Day | Call for Abstracts

The Dutch Annual Linguistics Day 2021 (DALD2021) will be held on Friday 29 January 2021. Because of the COVID-19 rules and guidelines, we have decided to keep the DALD fully online for the first time. But that doesn’t make it any less fun!


ACLC Seminar | Dr Mark de Vries (RUG) – Online

Mark de Vries, associate professor at the University of Groningen, is the guest speaker at this *online* ACLC seminar on Friday 30 October 2020 from 16:15 till 17:30.

LOT School

LOT Winter School 2021 | Registration Opens on Monday 12 October

LOT and Radboud University are pleased to announce that registration for the LOT Winter School 2021 opens on Monday 12 October, 13.00 o’clock (CET).

Tickling the Brain About the Brain

How does your brain know when to talk? Can you forget your mother tongue? And why is swearing so #@$&!% great? These are typical questions that we all could be asking ourselves at some from time to time. At Donders Wonders we provide answers in simple language that everyone can understand – By Roeland Segeren

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