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 2020

Registration is open from 14 October until 6 December 2019.

News & Announcements

Accommodation Costs LOT Schools

LOT would like to announce that the compensation for accommodation costs during the LOT schools has been increased to 100 euros per week of participation.

UiL-OTS Colloquium | 21 November

Sharon Unsworth (Radboud University) will give the next UiL-OTS Colloquium on Thursday 21 November, 2019 at 15.30 pm.

Call for Abstracts | ISBPAC 2020

The 3rd International Symposium on Bilingual and L2 Processing in Adults and Children (ISBPAC 2020) would like to invite you to submit abstracts. Texts can be submitted until the 15th of January 2020.

KNAW Symposium on Multilingual Netherlands | 2 December

On Monday 2 December 2019, the KNAW is organising a symposium on multilingualism in the Netherlands.

Language Contact Symposium | 6 December

In Honour of Pieter Muysken On Friday December 6, 2019, 12.00 – 17.30, an international symposium  on four different aspects of the study of language contact will be held at the Meertens Instituut (KNAW). The programme contains 10 talks and an additional presentation by Pieter Muysken, to whom this symposium is dedicated. The entire programme […]

LOT Dissertation 544: Traces of Language Contact

We are pleased to announce a new publication in the LOT Dissertation Series by Hanna Fricke.

Synergy Award | Deadline on 6 December

On 6 February 2020, NWO-SSH organises its third yearly conference, Synergy. As part of the event, NWO-SSH is organising ‘The Synergy Award’, a vibrant competition for PhD students with opportunities to learn and exchange with professionals.

LOT Dissertation 543: Tone in Saxwe

We are pleased to announce a new publication in the LOT Dissertation Series by Virginia Beavon-Ham.

3D-Print van een Oeroud Kleitablet Brengt Spijkerschrift Tot Leven

Met een micro-CT-scanner ontcijferen onderzoekers voor het eerst spijkerschrift van duizenden jaren oud. NEMO Kennislink sprak met technici uit Delft en een assyrioloog uit Leiden die via een combinatie van specialismen nieuwe ontdekkingen deden.

MPI Colloquium

MPI Colloquium

Dianne Newbury (Oxford Brookes University) will give the next MPI Colloquium on Wednesday 20 November, 2019 at 15.45 pm.

PhD position

PhD Fellowship Position | International Max Planck Research School

The International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Language Sciences is offering one fully-funded PhD Fellowship for four years (2020-2024) with a preferred start-date of 1 September 2020.

Final Call for Abstracts | CLIN 30

The 30th Meeting of Computational Linguistics in The Netherlands (CLIN 30) will be organised by UiL-OTS, Utrecht University. CLIN 30 will take place at Drift 21 in Utrecht, the Netherlands on January 30, 2020. Presentation abstracts can be submitted until 17 November.

Publiekssymposium De Boerderij | 11 en 12 November

Op maandag en dinsdag 11 en 12 november organiseert Leonie Cornips een feestelijk publieksymposium voor iedereen die het Meertens Instituut een warm hart toedraagt. Onderzoekers van het Meertens Instituut – de taalkundigen, etnologen, antropologen, orale-cultuuronderzoekers en dialectologen – buigen zich tijdens deze middagen over het thema ‘de boerderij in het verleden, heden en in de toekomst’.

Syntax Interface Lecture by Jos Tellings | 14 November

The upcoming Syntax Interface Lecture will take place in Utrecht on Thursday, November 14th. We will host a talk by Jos Tellings (Utrecht University) with the title “Bare superlatives and relative clauses in Dutch”.

LUCL Colloquium | 22 November

On Friday the 22nd of November, LUCL is organising a colloquium on Non-Isomorphic Semantic Categories in Bilinguals’ Systems by Virginia C. Mueller Gathercole (Florida Atlantic University).

Upcoming Events

  • January 13, 2020 - January 24, 2020
    LOT Winter School 2020

    The LOT Winter School 2020 will take place at Tilburg University from 13 to 24 January, 2020. Registration is open from 14 October until 6 December 2019.

  • January 16, 2020
    LOT Schultink Lecture | Theo Marinis

    Theo Marinis, Professor of Multilingualism at the University of Konstanz and at the University of Reading, will give the Schultink lecture on 16 January 2020, 16;30-17:30, during the LOT Winter School 2020 in Tilburg.


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