The 42nd annual meeting of the North American Conference on Afroasiatic Linguistics (NACAL 42) will be held at Leiden University in the Netherlands, from Friday 14 February 2014 through Sunday 16 February 2014.
LUCL will host an interdisciplinary colloquium on Saturday 12 April on The Historicity of the Franconization. This event will be mainly in Dutch.
The American Indian Workshop (AIW) has become the most important European scholarly platform for research concerned with topics related to the Indigenous Peoples of North America. From 21 to 25 May 2014 the AIW's 35th edition will be organized at the University of Leiden.
Within the research profile area 'Language Diversity in the world' several conferences and events have been organised. Here you can find an overview of all the events in 2013 (so far).
This workshop explores intentional language change, that is all language change (or non-change) which is triggered or carried out deliberately and with clearly identifiable social motivations. The workshop kicks off on Friday with a masterclass by contact linguist Sarah Thomason.
In 2013, Leiden University celebrates the centenary of its Chair in Slavic Languages, one of the first professorial chairs in Slavic Studies in Europe. On this occasion, the department for Russian Studies is organizing an international conference on a theme that connects Russian language and area studies: The Language of Power and the Power of Language . The conference will be held from October 9 to 11, 2013.
On 24-26 October, the KNAW Conference Diversity and Universals in Language, Culture, and Cognition will take place at Leiden University. This event will bring together leading experts from linguistics, anthropology, cognitive science and neighboring fields to pursue answers to questions concerning diversity and universals in human behavior. More information on this conference can be found on the conference website .
The year 2013 marks the 400th anniversary of Leiden’s chair in Arabic Language and Culture. To celebrate this memorable event, the Leiden Institute for Area Studies and the Leiden University Centre for Linguistics will convene a conference that will bring together Arabicists, Semiticists, historians, and epigraphists to discuss original research on the pre- and early history of Arabic. The conference will take place on 2 and 3 November.
An overview of conferences and workshops that have taken place in 2012.
An overview of conferences and workshops that have taken place in 2011.
Within the research profile area 'Language Diversity in the World' several conferences and workshops have been organised. Below you find an overview of conferences and workshops that have taken place in 2010.
Information about LUCL conferences organised outside the reserach profile area.