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 Summer School 2020

Registration is open from 20 April until 18 May 2020.

News & Announcements

Assistant Professor Position in Computational Linguistics | Tilburg University

The Department of Communication and Cognition in the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences is looking for an enthusiastic new Assistant Professor in Computational Linguistics.


Oproep Voordrachten Anéla / VIOT Scriptieprijs 2019

De Nederlandse Vereniging voor Toegepaste Taalwetenschap (Anéla) en de Vereniging Interuniversitair Overleg Taalbeheersing (VIOT) kennen jaarlijks een prijs toe voor de beste scriptie op het gebied van taalverwerving, taalonderwijs of taalgebruik. De scriptieprijs wordt uitgereikt tijdens de Juniorendag.

Vacature Universitair Docent Nederlandse Taalbeheersing | Radboud Universiteit

De Radboud Universiteit zoekt een universitair docent met affiniteit met de neerlandistiek die gespecialiseerd is in discourseanalyse, conversatieanalyse, retorica, argumentatie en/of journalistiek. Reageren kan tot zondag 13 oktober.

LOT School

Programme LOT Winter School 2020 Online

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. The programme can be found on the LOT website.

Syntax Interface Lecture by Marijke De Belder | 10 October

The upcoming Syntax Interface Lecture will take place in Utrecht on Thursday, October 10th. We will host a talk by Marijke De Belder (Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg) with the title ‘Category-specific syllable structures’.

Workshop on Cross-Linguistic Semantics of Reciprocals

On the 7th and 8th of October, the workshop “Cross-linguistic semantics of reciprocals” will take place at Utrecht University. We are glad to announce that the final program is now available. The workshop will bring together formal semanticists and experts of reciprocity phenomena, with the goal of addressing some of the major questions in this area. Keynote speakers are Mary Dalrymple (Oxford University) and Martin Haspelmath (MPI-SHH Jena & Leipzig University).

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.

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