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

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.

PhD position

PhD Position on Writing and Reading Processes in Technical Communication | University of Leuven

The Faculty of Arts and the MIDI research group are looking for a PhD-candidate for the project “The Authoring Side Revisited: Tracking Writing and Reading Processes in Multimodal Technical Communication”.

Two Assistant Professor Position in Language and Communication | Vrije Universiteit

Would you welcome the opportunity to strengthen a team of specialists in Language and Communication, extending the international and Dutch programmes in Communication and Information Studies or work in the field of Health Interactions? In that case, please consider applying for one of the following two assistant professor positions.

Going Romance 2020

From 25-27 November 2020, the UMR 7023 – Structures formelles du langage will organise Going Romance XXXIV. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the conference will be held digitally.

LOT 567: Detecting Patterns

We are pleased to announce a new publication in the LOT Dissertation Series by Imme Lisa Lammertink.

Anela

AVT-ANÉLA Dissertatieprijs 2020

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.

LOT 566: Consonant and Lexical Tone Interaction

We are pleased to announce a new publication in the LOT Dissertation Series by Menghui Shi.

Post-Doctoral Assistant Position in Business Communication | University of Leuven

The Faculty of Arts, and in particular the Department of Linguistics, is now looking for a full-time post-doctoral assistant to strengthen the team related to this master’s program.

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