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 Summer School 2020

Registration is open from 20 April until 18 May 2020.

News & Announcements


ACLC Seminar | Dr Jody Polleck (CUNY)

Dr Jody Polleck, associate professor at Hunter College, CUNY, is the guest speaker at this ACLC seminar. She will give a presentation on ‘Utilizing Book Clubs for Social-Emotional and Literacy Development with Linguistically, Culturally, and Neurally Diverse Students’.

Assistant Professor Position

Lecturer in Computational Linguistics (0.7 FTE)

The Department of Languages, Literature and Communication of Utrecht University invites applications from lecturers for a part-time appointment in Computational Linguistics/ Natural Language Processing. The application deadline is 17 May 2019.

Vooroordelen zijn onderdeel van onze perceptie

Iedereen ziet de werkelijkheid door zijn eigen bril. En dat geldt ook voor wetenschappers. Bij taalkundigen werkt zowel de eigen moedertaal als opgedane kennis over andere talen vooroordelen in de hand. Dat laten Marjoleine Sloos (Fryske Akademy) en Lei Wang (Radboud Universiteit, Tongji University) in een recente studie zien.

PhD Position

Full-time PhD position in computational historical linguistics at KU Leuven

A full-time PhD position is offered as part of an FWO-funded project at KU Leuven. The application deadline is 7 July 2019.

Seeking participants for a focus group study on research integrity

The National Survey on Research Integrity project needs your help defining the most important detrimental research practices (DRPs) in the Humanities and Arts.

Register now for the LLRC conference on intercultural competence (7 June 2019)

The Language Learning Resource Centre (Leiden University) is organizing a one-day conference (7 June, 2019) on Intercultural Communication. Registration is free but mandatory and ends on 12 May.

Vote for Lieke Verheijen as the ‘New Scientist Wetenschapstalent 2019’

Dr Lieke Verheijen has been nominated for the ‘New Scientist Wetenschapstalent 2019’ prize. Votes can be cast until 6 May 2019.

Call for Abstracts: 4th Young Female Researchers in Speech Workshop 2019

Submit an abstract for the 4th Young Female Researchers in Speech Workshop 2019 by 1 June 2019. The workshop will take place in Graz, Austria on 14 September 2019.

Digital Humanities 2019 Conference in Utrecht

Digital Humanities 2019 Conference | Utrecht

The Digital Humanities (DH) Conference is the annual international conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations and attracts participants that apply digital and computational techniques to humanities research and social sciences. The DH2019-conference will take place from July 9 – 12 in TivoliVredenburg.

Postdoc Position in Infant Study | Leiden University

For a NWO-funded, collaborative replication study involving four Babylabs in the Netherlands, we are looking for a Postdoc Researcher (0.8 Fte, 18 months) who will coordinate the study.


ACLC Seminar | Merel Maslowski and Joe Rodd (MPI)

Merel Maslowski and Joe Rodd (MPI Nijmegen) are the guest speaker at this ACLC seminar on Friday 26 April 2019 at 16.15.

Postdoc Position Business Communication | KU Leuven (Belgium)

The master in business communication (master in de bedrijfscommunicatie) is organised by the Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Social Sciences of KU Leuven, Belgium. The Department of Linguistics is now looking for a full-time post-doctoral assistant to strengthen the team related to this master’s program.

LOT School

LOT Summerschool Registration Now Open

Those wanting to register for the LOT Summerschool can do so until the 27th of May.

MPI Colloquium

MPI Colloquium

Alex Cristia will give the next MPI colloquium on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 15.45 pm.

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