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 Proposals KB Researcher-in-residence 2021

Are you an early career data scientist, social scientist, computer scientist, humanities scholar, or more simply put, a researcher working with or interested in our digital collections, such as the web archive, 100 million pages digitised text or ground-truth sets? Then we’re looking for you!

Zit racisme ingebakken in alledaagse taal?

Taal draagt bij aan het wij-zij-denken. Kunnen we af van dit hokjesdenken door de taal te veranderen? Ja, zeggen onderzoekers. Tegelijkertijd moeten we ons niet blindstaren op woorden. Want taal is veel breder dan dat.

LOT 565: Processing Lexical Bundles

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

Isogloss | Open Journal of Romance Linguistics

Isogloss. Open Journal of Romance Linguistics is now accepting submissions.

LOT 558: Contributions to the Computational Processing of Diachronic Linguistic Corpora

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

Surrogate Languages and the Grammar of Language-Based Music | Abstract Submissions Call

For a special issue of Frontiers in Communication/Frontiers in Psychology, we invite abstracts on the topic ”Surrogate Languages and the Grammar of Language-Based Music”. The editors of this volume are Laura McPherson (Dartmouth College) and Yoad Winter (Utrecht University).

Artsen moeten zich bewust zijn van de impact van communicatie

Mensen die geconfronteerd worden met kanker krijgen veel informatie over zich heen. Ze zijn erbij gebaat als artsen hun boodschap meerdere keren herhalen, empathie tonen en geen jargon gebruiken.

LOT 573: A Grammatical Description of Shiwiar

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

Hoe spraken we duizend jaar geleden?

Samen met Rotterdamse archeologen maakte taalwetenschapper Peter-Alexander Kerkhof een animatiefilmpje over de nederzetting Rotta in het jaar 1020 dat viraal ging. Daarin zie je niet alleen hoe men in die tijd leefde, maar ook horen hoe men sprak. Hoe maak je zo’n reconstructie van taal?

LOT 572: A Grammar of Nchane

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

LOT 571: Yě, Yě, Yě

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

LOT 569: Learning to Use Space

The Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics is pleased to announce a new publication in the LOT Dissertation Series by Eveline Boers-Visker.

PhD Position

Junior Researcher Position in Contact Linguistics / Sociolinguistics | University of Leuven

The research group ‘Quantitative Lexicology and Variational Linguistics’ (QLVL) of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Leuven, Belgium, invites applications for a four year junior researcher-position on a new research project funded by KU Leuven.

LOT 568: Examining the Contribution of Statistical Learning to Grammar and Literacy Acquisition

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

Two Vacancies at Leiden University Centre for Linguistics | Leiden University

The Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University Centre for Linguistics (LUCL) is looking for both an Assistant Professor in Humanities and AI as well as an Assistant Professor in ‘Taalbeheersing van het Nederlands’ and Language and Communication.

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