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

Symposium White Innocence | 24 March 2021

The Dutch Studies section of the Department of Modern Languages of the University of Liège is organizing a symposium with Prof. Dr. Gloria Wekker on the topic of White Innocence. It includes talks on linguistics, literature and cultural studies.

Syntax Interface Lecture by Bernat Bardagil | 1 March 2021

The upcoming Syntax Interface Lecture will take place on Monday, March 1st. We will host a talk by Bernat Bardagil (Ghent University) with the title “Deriving participant exponence in Panará”.

LOT 584: The Complexity and Learnability of Phonological Patterns

The Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics is pleased to announce a new publication in the LOT Dissertation Series by Klaas Seinhorst.

International Mother Language Day | 21 February

On February 21st, MultiMind and Bilingualism Matters are organising events for the International Mother Language Day in different languages.

LOT Summer School 2021

Important Update LOT Summer School 2021

Given the ongoing uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, LOT has decided to host the upcoming Summer School in an online setting.

Poëzie is populair – vooral op Insta

Hoewel poëzie vaak is doodverklaard, zijn gedichten juist overal aanwezig in onze samenleving. Dat concludeert literatuurwetenschapper Kila van der Starre (Universiteit Utrecht) die promotieonderzoek deed naar poëzie buiten het boek.

Call for Papers | Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage | SEMANTiCS 2021

As a thematic extension of the general call of the SEMANTiCS2021 conference, this sub-topic invites high quality submissions that show how Semantic technologies have been applied to develop and improve humanities and cultural heritage research and practice. We invite both research papers describing novel approaches and insights as well as case studies and industry submissions.

Call for Papers | CMC-Corpora 2021

The 8th Conference on Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) and Social Media Corpora will be held in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, from Thursday 28 to Friday 29 October 2021.

PhD Position

Funded PhD Position at ACLC

The Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication (ACLC) invites applications for a PhD position. Applicants are invited to submit their own research project. Deadline for applications is 31 March 2021.

PhD position

12 PhD Positions | Form-meaning Mismatches

The German Research Foundation (DFG) recently funded a Göttingen-based Research Training Group (RTG) on “Form-meaning mismatches”. The RTG is currently advertising 12 PhD positions with a starting date of September 1, 2021.

LOT 583: Bringing Stories to Life

The Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics is pleased to announce a new publication in the LOT Dissertation Series by Thijs Trompenaars.

Call for Abstracts | CLARIN Annual Conference 2021

CLARIN is happy to announce the CLARIN Annual Conference 2021 and calls for the submission of extended abstracts.


CLARIAH Fellowship | Call for Proposals

CLARIAH opens a fellowship call. Two kinds of fellowship are distinguished: Research Fellowships and Teaching Fellowships.

Computer helpt om de bijbel te begrijpen

Hoe je oud-Hebreeuwse Bijbelteksten precies moet vertalen of interpreteren is niet altijd duidelijk. Van elke Bijbelpassage bestaan daarom talloze vertalingen en commentaren. Volgens theoloog Christiaan Erwich kan de computer helpen om tot een objectieve analyse te komen.

CLARIAH OpenSoNaR Tutorial Recordings Online

On October 9, 2020 the CLARIAH OpenSoNaR Tutorial was held (in Dutch). The recordings of this tutorial are now online.

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