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

Call for Applications | The Molecular Anthropology of Language: Results and Prospects Symposium

Over the past two decades, genomic studies have played an increasingly important role in exploring the history of our own species. To take stock of these developments, the Swiss National Competence Center in Research ‘Evolving Language’ is happy to announce a special symposium on The Molecular Anthropology of Language: Results and Prospects. This two-day event held at the University of Zurich from 29-30 September 2021 will bring together both established and emerging leaders in this burgeoning field.

PhD position

PhD Position on Influence of Music on Intelligibility and Foreign Accent| University of Louvain

The Institute for Language and Communication at the University of Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) is looking for a PhD candidate to staff the FSR-funded project entitled: The influence of music on intelligibility and foreign accent of French speakers learning Dutch prosody.

LOT 592: Making Messages Memorable

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

Call for the 11th Conference on Frisian Linguistics

From student to emeritus: they all meet at the Conference on Frisian Linguistics

LOT 593: Grammaire du Cuvok

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

Two Assistant Professors in Cognition and Communication

The Department of Communication and Cognition in the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences is looking for two enthusiastic new Assistant Professors in Cognition and Communication Science.

LOT 591: Resistance to Metaphor in Parliamentary Debates

The Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics is pleased to announce a new publication in the LOT Dissertation Series by Kiki Renardel de Lavalette.

Kan virtual reality ons wakker schudden als het gaat om het klimaat?

Ook mensen die zichzelf milieubewust noemen maken niet altijd de juiste keuzes in de supermarkt. Maar hoe zou het zijn als we direct de milieu-impact krijgen voorgeschoteld? Marijn Meijers onderzoekt hoe je met communicatieve middelen zoals virtual reality consumenten kunt aanzetten tot ander gedrag.

Anela

Oproep voor AVT-ANÉLA Dissertatieprijs 2021

De Algemene Vereniging voor Taalwetenschap (AVT) en de Nederlandse Vereniging voor Toegepaste Taalwetenschap (ANéLA) reiken jaarlijks een prijs uit voor een dissertatie op het gebied van de taalwetenschap. Ook dit jaar zal er weer een AVT/ANéLA-dissertatieprijs worden uitgereikt. Voordrachten dienen uiterlijk 23 augustus 2021 te worden ingediend.

LOT 590: Learning Second Language Speech Perception in Natural Settings

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

Final Call for Papers | Automatic Translation for Signed and Spoken Languages

First International Workshop (AT4SSL2021 @MTSummit2021). This workshop aims to be a venue for presenting and discussing (complete, ongoing or future) research on automatic translation between signed and spoken languages.

LOT 589: Sentence-final Particles in Mandarin

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

Schultink Lecture Peter Hagoort | 8 July 2021

We are delighted to announce that Schultink lecture during the LOT Summer School 2021 will be given by Peter Hagoort, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, founding Director of the Donders Institute, Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, and Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience at the Radboud University Nijmegen.

Cognitive Linguistics Workshop | 15 October 2021

Young researchers in Cognitive Linguistics Workshop at Tilburg University on October 15.

Evelyn Bosma Winnaar Keetje Hodshon Prijs

In 2021 is de prijs bestemd voor onderzoek op het gebied van de Taalwetenschappen. De prijs is bedoeld als aanmoedigingsprijs voor onderzoekers die in 2016 of daarna gepromoveerd zijn.

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