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 2020

Registration is open from 14 October until 6 December 2019.

News & Announcements

Two Tenure-Track Positions in Communication and Cognition | Tilburg University

The Department of Communication and Cognition in the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences is looking for two enthusiastic colleagues for tenured positions as Assistant Professor.


ACLC Seminar | Dr Nel de Jong

Dr Nel de Jong, Lecturer at the UvA, is the guest speaker at the ACLC seminar on Friday 4 October 2019 from 16:15 until 17:30 (followed by drinks).

Programme of 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.

Deadline Extension Call for Posters | WAP Symposium 2020

Het Werkverband Amsterdamse Psycholinguïsten (WAP) organiseert op 25 januari 2020 het symposium Taal en het Brein. De deadline voor het aanleveren van posters is verlengd tot 25 oktober.

Kletskoppen Child Language Festival Is Going On Tour

This coming Sunday, September 29th September, researchers from the Radboud University and the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics will organise the Kletskoppen Child Language Festival in the central library of The Hague.

LOT Populariseringsprijs 2019

De Landelijke Onderzoekschool Taalwetenschap looft dit jaar wederom de Populariseringsprijs uit, ter stimulering van het vervaardigen van populair-wetenschappelijke bijdragen over een taalwetenschappelijk onderwerp.

Post-Doc Position | Utrecht University

Utrecht University invites you to apply for a two year Post-Doc Position (0.9 FTE) in the project ‘Time in Translation: a Semantics of the Perfect’. Applications can be submitted up to October the 14th.

Workshop Vulnerability in Heritage Languages | 1 October

On the first of October (10 am, Agnietenkapel, Amsterdam), Brechje van Osch will defend her dissertation ‘Vulnerability in Heritage Speakers of Spanish in the Netherlands: An Interplay Between Language-Internal and Language-External Factors’. To mark the occasion of this event, a workshop has been organised on ‘Vulnerability in Heritage Languages’. Everyone is cordially invited to attend.

Eerste Nederlandse Spellingregels Werden Nageleefd

De eerste spelling en grammatica van het Nederlands hadden grote invloed op de geschreven taal. Zowel in formele als informele teksten vond Andreas Krogull hiervoor bewijs. Deze maand ontvangt hij de Academische Jaarprijs van de Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde, voor zijn proefschrift dat hij vorig jaar verdedigde in Leiden.

Leiden University East Africa Language, History and Culture Day | 27 September

This one-day workshop at Leiden University will bring together researchers of the rich and diverse languages, cultures, and histories of East Africa (EA) to facilitate synergistic collaborations that cut across disciplines but center around a common regional focus.

Low German and Dutch In Contact | Call for Papers

The 133th annual meeting of the Society for Low German Studies (Verein für niederdeutsche Sprachforschung, VndS) will concentrate on the manifold, centuries-old contacts between Low German and Dutch from a methodologically diverse perspective including topics in contact linguistics, the history of language and literature, as well as cultural and literary studies.

CLIN 30 | Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands | Call for Abstracts

The 30th Meeting of Computational Linguistics in The Netherlands (CLIN 30) will be organised by UiL-OTS, Utrecht University. CLIN 30 will take place at Drift 21 in Utrecht, the Netherlands on January 30, 2020.

ROCKY Talk | David Nicolas

We are happy to announce the ROCKY talk by David Nicolas, which will take place on the 9th of October at Utrecht University.

Workshop Rate and Rhythm in Speech Recognition | MPI Nijmegen | Call for posters

On Friday 13 December 2019, the TEMPOS research group organises the “Rate and Rhythm in Speech Recognition” (R3) workshop at the MPI Nijmegen.

Two Postdoctoral Research Positions| Radboud University

The Radboud University is looking for highly motivated candidates to enrich a unique Dutch consortium of researchers that aims to cross the boundaries of various disciplines to unravel the neurocognitive mechanisms of language and its interaction with other cognitive systems.

Upcoming Events

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

    The LOT Winter School 2020 will take place at Tilburg University from 13 to 24 January, 2020. Registration is open from 14 October until 6 December 2019.

  • January 16, 2020
    LOT Schultink Lecture | Theo Marinis

    Theo Marinis, Professor of Multilingualism at the University of Konstanz and at the University of Reading, will give the Schultink lecture on 16 January 2020, 16;30-17:30, during the LOT Winter School 2020 in Tilburg.


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