New article – Erich Poppe on "Writing systems and cultural identity: ogam in medieval and early modern Ireland" #histlx
https://t.co/5yfCF0dH6D

We are live! Check out a new digital resource for early nineteenth-century Haiti!

La Gazette Royale – A Journey Through Haiti’s Early Print Culture https://t.co/16PyVG4hrW

Here are some 2012 podcasts on different approaches to philosophy from Birkbeck College, London:

https://t.co/SKIJgxRpfb

New article: John Vice on "Charles Dickens and Gurney’s shorthand: ‘that savage stenographic mystery’"
https://t.co/4Au8QhteLU

CfP: “A host of tongues” – Multilingualism, lingua franca and translation in the Early Modern period #histlx
https://t.co/2N6fQ9UQi0

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Martin Burr Award

27 January 2018

A Martin Burr award was made was to Jan Papy, Katrien Smeyers, Toon Van Hal and Raf Van Rooy (KU Leuven), to help to fund an exhibition commemorating the 500th anniversary of the foundation of the Collegium Trilingue. The exhibition was held at the KU Leuven University Library from 18 October 2017 to 18 January
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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

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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.