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

Conference Day on Frisian Linguistics

From student to emeritus, Frisists meet on the Conference Day on Frisian Linguistics. Of interest to everyone who is actively or passively engaged in Frisian linguistics.

3-Year Postdoc Position in Computational Linguistics

Utrecht University invites excellent candidates to apply for the postdoc position in computational linguistics. The application deadline is the 8th of September 2019.

Lecture by D. Kimbrough Oller | 6 september

On the 6th of September, The Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics is organising a lecture by D. Kimbrough Oller from the University of Memphis.

ACLC

ACLC Seminar | Dr Nivja de Jong

Dr Nivja de Jong, Senior University Lecturer at the Leiden University Centre for Linguistics and the ICLON Graduate School of Teaching, is the guest speaker at the ACLC seminar on Friday the 6 September 2019 from 16:15 until 17:30 (followed by drinks).

Streektalensymposium | Save The Date

In navolging van de eerste succesvolle editie in 2017 houdt het ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties op woensdag 6 november 2019 het tweede SPREEK MAAR! STREEKTALENSYMPOSIUM in de Maaspoort in Venlo.

Hoe kun je meer talen betrekken in het onderwijs?

Europese scholen krijgen steeds meer te maken met meertalige leerlingen. Het inzetten van meer talen in de klas biedt voordelen voor alle leerlingen, volgens een eerste praktijkstudie in Friesland en Luxemburg.

Woordjes leren met een robot

Een robot in de klas biedt voordelen bij het leren van een tweede taal. Zo kunnen kinderen extra oefenen in een taal naar keuze en op hun eigen niveau. Maar voorlopig is deze taak voor de robot nog te complex. Dit concludeert Rianne van den Berghe, die er onlangs op promoveerde aan de Universiteit Utrecht.

MPI Colloquium

MPI Colloquium

Ewa Dabrowska ((Friedrich-Alexander-Universität and University of Birmingham) will give the next MPI Colloquium on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 15.45 pm.

Anela

Deadline Verlengd | Oproep Voordrachten AVT-ANÉLA Dissertatieprijs 2019

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. Alle dissertaties verdedigd tussen 16 juli 2018 en 15 juli 2019 komen in aanmerking voor de AVT/ANÉLA dissertatieprijs 2019.

Workshop Cross-Linguistic Semantics of Reciprocals | Utrecht University

We are glad to announce that on the 7th and 8th of October, the workshop ‘Cross-Linguistic Semantics of Reciprocals’ will take place at Utrecht University.

Postdoc Position Drum Languages | Utrecht University

Utrecht University is looking for an excellent candidate for a post-doctorate position in a research project on drum languages. Candidates should be able to carry out outstanding fieldwork, and do theoretical linguistic work on the relation between grammar and music in drum language in general.

PhD Position Drum Languages | Utrecht University

Utrecht University is looking for an excellent candidate for a PhD position in a research project on drum languages. Candidates should be able to carry out outstanding academic work in one of the following areas: linguistic fieldwork and theorizing, computational linguistics or cognitive musicology.

PhD Position

PhD Position in Sociolinguistics | Maastricht University

The Maastricht University is hiring a second PhD candidate in Sociolinguistics. The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement.

PhD position

Two Researcher-in-residence Positions | Koninklijke Bibliotheek

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?

WAP Symposium 2020 | Posters Gevaagd

Het Werkverband Amsterdamse Psycholinguïsten (WAP) organiseert op 25 januari 2020 het symposium Taal en het Brein.

Upcoming Events

  • January 13, 2020 - January 24, 2020
    LOT Winter School 2020

    The LOT Winter School 2020 is organised by LOT in collaboration with Tilburg University. The school will take place from 13 to 24 January 2020.

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