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.

News & Announcements


ACLC Seminar | Holger Dießel (University of Jena) – Online

Holger Dießel, Professor of English Linguistics at Friedrich Schiller University Jena, is the guest speaker at the online ACLC seminar on Friday 23 April 2021 from 16:15 till 17:30.

LOT Summer School 2021

LOT Summer School 2021 | Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the LOT Summer School.

Onderbreken mannelijke politici hun vrouwelijke collega’s echt zo vaak?

Een aantal vrouwelijke ministers beschuldigde Rutte er tijdens de verkiezingscampagne van dat hij hen vaker onderbrak dan hun mannelijke collega’s. Vervolgens werd dit in de media bevestigd met een wetenschappelijke studie. Maar hoe hard was dit bewijs?

Spring Meeting KZM | 24 April

The Spring Meeting of the Royal Society of Linguistics, Literature and History of the Southern Low Countries will take place on Saturday, the 24th of April 2021. It will feature talks by young potentials from all over Belgium.

Sociolinguistics Circle 2021 in Antwerp | 19 May

The University of Antwerp will host the 2021 edition of Sociolinguistics Circle on Wednesday 19 May 2021. Due to covid measures, the conference will take place online.


ACLC Seminar | Sandro Sessarego (University of Texas) – Online

Sandro Sessarego, Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin and currently NIAS research fellow, is the guest speaker at the online ACLC seminar on Friday 9 April 2021 from 16:15 till 17:30.

Morphology Days in the Low Countries 2021 | MiLC2021

The Morfologiedagen – Morphology Days in the Low Countries 2021 will be hosted by Utrecht University on 22-23 April. It will feature a workshop on natural and/or grammatical gender.

LOT Summer School 2021

LOT Summer School | Registration opens on 6 April

The online LOT Summer School 2021, co-organised with KU Leuven, will open on Tuesday 6 April at 10 am (-1GMT).

MPI Colloquium

MPI Colloquium

On April 20, Professor Chet Sherwood (Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology George Washington Mind-Brain Institute) will give a formal online MPI Colloquium. After the talk, there will be a Q&A session using the webinar chat function.

LOT 586: Processing verb clusters

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


ACLC Seminar | Marieke Schouwstra (ILLC, UvA) – Online

Marieke Schouwstra, Assistant Professor in cognitive science and artificial intelligence at the ILLC, UvA, is the guest speaker at the online ACLC seminar on Friday 26 March 2021 from 16:15 till 17:30.

Project MIND | Multilingualism in daycare

Measuring the effects of bilingual daycare

PhD Position

PhD Position | Heterogeneity of neurophysiological and language profiles in autism

Three-year doctoral grant at the University of Tours in the Inserm Neurofunctional psychiatry team of the iBrain research unit to begin in the Fall of 2021 on the heterogeneity of neurophysiological and language profiles in autism.


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