Henry Sweet Society Colloquium #SweetAs2019, Edinburgh 5–7 September, draft programme out now:
https://t.co/LeCdkVUMhh

Coming soon ... Special issue of Language & History (62/2) on 'Bi/Multilingualism and the History of Language Learning and Teaching'. Join the @HenrySweetSoc for a free copy! @HoLLTnet

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Short video introducing "Form and formalism in linguistics", a new #openaccess book from @LangSciPress

https://t.co/EcH59G6kcr

🇬🇧 I have just uploaded the introductory video to my YouTube channel. It is just a short video to tell you a bit what 'Exploring Language(s)' is about. I would be really grateful if you could take a moment to watch it and let me know what you think. 🙂 https://t.co/OvJ3gnRrQn

Congratulations to Beijia Chen (Freie Universität Berlin) and Mariarosaria Zinzi (Università degli Studi di Firenze), the winners of the 2018 Martin Burr Travel Bursary to the annual colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society in Edinburgh. 🙌

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  • HSS Colloquium 2019 programme

    10 July 2019

    The programme for the Henry Sweet Society Colloquium, Edinburgh 5–7 September 2019, is now available. Click here to see the programme.
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  • Martin Burr Travel Bursary winners 2018

    28 June 2019

    Congratulations to Beijia Chen (Freie Universität Berlin) and Mariarosaria Zinzi (Università degli Studi di Firenze), the winners of the 2018 Martin Burr Travel Bursary...
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What we do

The Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas was founded in February 1984. Its aims are to promote and encourage the study of the history of all branches of linguistic thought, theoretical and applied, and including non-European traditions. Its fields of interest include the history both of the major subject areas of linguistics and also of more specialised topics, such as writing systems, literacy, rhetoric, and the application of linguistic ideas within professional and technical fields. Read more Henry Sweet

Language & History

Language & History aims to promote the study of the history of all branches of linguistic thought, theoretical and applied, and including non-European traditions.

Language & History

Its fields of interest include the history both of the major subject areas of linguistics and also more specialised topics, such as writing systems, literacy, rhetoric, and the application of linguistic ideas within professional and technical fields.

More information, including details on how to submit to the journal, is available from the journal website.