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

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.


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.

LOT 563: Mochica: Grammatical Topics and External Relations

We are pleased to announce a new publication in the LOT Dissertation Series by Rita Silvia Eloranta-Barrera Virhuez.

Two PhD Positions Better Informing Citizens about Current Debates – Moderating and Summarizing Online Discussions | Tilburg University and Meertens Institute

Tilburg University and the Meertens Institute are looking for two enthusiastic PhD researchers for a national research project funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), within the Informed Citizen program.


ACLC Seminar | Dr Jean Wagemans (UvA) – Online

Jean Wagemans, senior researcher at the ACLC, is the guest speaker at this *online* ACLC seminar on 29 May from 16:15 till 17:30.

LOT 557: Iconicity as a Mediator Between Verb Semantics and Morphosyntactic Structure

We are pleased to announce a new publication in the LOT Dissertation Series by Marloes Oomen.

Call for Papers | Conference Cultural Perceptions of Safety

On Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd of January 2021, the Humanities Department of the Open University of the Netherlands organizes the international conference ‘Cultural perceptions of safety. Reflecting on modern and pre-modern feelings of safety in literature, philosophy, art and history’. We cordially invite scholars from various disciplines to send in their proposal for paper presentations.

PhD Position

PHD Position Oncology-Related Communication Disorders | University of Amsterdam

The ACLC and Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) are looking for a PhD student to work on a project funded by Atos Medical AB (Sweden). The overall goal of the project is to develop a predictive framework for speech outcomes following total laryngectomy to improve speech pathology interventions.

LOT School

LOT Summer School | Registration Open

Registration for the online LOT Summer School 2020 is open from 20 April until 18 May 2020.

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