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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 Read more

Henry Sweet Society colloquium 2018 — Call for Papers

17 October 2017

Please find attached the Call for Papers (click HERE) for the 2018 Annual Colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society to be beld at Maynooth University, Ireland. Contributions on any aspect of the history of linguistics and linguistic ideas are welcome, as are proposals for panel discussions or thematic sessions. In addition, the committee welcomes submissions Read more

2016 Vivien law Prize

24 April 2017

Warm congratulations to Anna Pytlowany (University of Amsterdam), who has won the 2016 Vivien law Prize for an essay in the history of linguistics ideas. Anna’s essay is titled “Searching for the models for the first grammar of Hindustani (Ketelaar 1698)”. Read more

Conference: Ideology and Linguistic Ideas – 2017

15 February 2017

We are pleased to invite scholars interested in the history of linguistic ideas developed alongside with different ideologies in different times. The first conference on this theme was organized in 2015. 2017 year will be the 100th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution, which changed the development of peoples of Former Russian Empire. The Read more