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 Winter School 2021

Open from 12 October till 7 December 2020.

News & Announcements

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.


Framing: Niet Altijd in het Voordeel van Politicus

Politici worden er nogal eens van beschuldigd dat ze onze gedachten manipuleren door het gebruik van frames. Toch werkt framing niet altijd in het voordeel van de politicus.

PhD position

Doctoraatsbursaal (PhD) Sociolinguïstiek

Binnen de onderzoeksgroepen ‘Quantitative Lexicology and Variational Linguistics’ en ‘Multimodality, Interaction and Discourse’ van de faculteit Letteren zoekt de KU Leuven een voltijdse junior onderzoeker (4 jaar) voor een nieuw onderzoeksproject gesteund door het FWO.

Petition for inclusion of the indigenous languages of the Amazon

Petition for Inclusion of the Indigenous Languages of the Amazon

Indigenous people living in the Amazon basin are more and more at risk of losing their unique culture and language. Please sign the petition to safeguard language.

Summer School Analysing Classroom Interactions

Summer School Analysing Classroom Interactions | University of Groningen

From the 8 to 12 July 2019, Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen join their vast research expertise in educational interactions to offer the Summer School Analyzing Classroom Interactions (ACI).

LOT School

LOT Summerschool Registration to Open on 8th of April

LOT is pleased to announce the registration of the Summerschool 2019 will open next Monday, on the 8th of April.


ACLC Seminar | Dr Tom Lentz (UvA)

Dr Tom Lentz (ILLC, UvA) is the guest speaker at this ACLC seminar on Friday 12 April 2019 at 16.15.

Conservatieve politici gebruiken eenvoudige taal

Conservatieve Politici Gebruiken Eenvoudige Taal

Progressieve politici gebruiken complexere zinnen dan conservatieve politici. Dat blijkt uit een analyse van ruim 380 duizend politieke speeches uit tien Europese landen.

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