Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics; General Linguistics; History of Linguistics; Linguistic Theories; Philosophy of Language
The University of Sheffield is the leading centre for the study of the history of linguistics in the UK and is proud to be hosting the 2006 annual conference of the Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas. The programme will encompass topics on the full range of periods and of linguistic thought and practice.
The programme for the 2006 colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas is available at http://www.henrysweet.org where you can also access the booking form. The Leslie Seiffert lecture will be delivered by Professor Peter Burke, Emeritus Professor of Cultural History at the University of Cambridge, on the subject of 'Social History of Language, Past, Present and Future'.