LINGUIST List 27.1912

Tue Apr 26 2016

Summer Schools: HiSoN Summer School 2016/Netherlands

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 26-Apr-2016
From: Anne Rose Haverkamp <>
Subject: HiSoN Summer School 2016/Netherlands
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Host Institution: Leiden University Centre for Linguistics
Coordinating Institution: Leiden University Centre for Linguistics

Dates: 31-Jul-2016 - 07-Aug-2016
Location: Leiden, Netherlands

Focus: The tenth summer school organised by the Historical Sociolinguistics Network (HiSoN) will offer classes by leading experts on modern and historical sociolinguists. The summer school will take place at Leiden University. The Summer School lasts for one week and classes will take place from Monday to Friday. You will have the opportunity to present your own research at a special session. There is space for only 40 graduate students and young (at heart!) researchers so you are advised to book early.
Minimum Education Level: MA

Manuela Böhm (Kassel)
Refugees Welcome!? A brief sociolinguistic history of the Huguenots in the Early Modern German lands

Frans Gregersen (Copenhagen)
Why Rilke was both right and wrong in calling for pity for the great cities: On the metropolis and language change with special reference to Copenhagen and the previous two centuries

Helen Kelly Holmes (Limerick)
The sociolinguistics of advertising: A brief history of visual multilingualism

Paul Kerswill (York)
Sociolinguistic typology and British English dialects from 1800 onwards

Terttu Nevalainen (Helsinki)
Historical sociolinguistics as corpus linguistics

Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade (Leiden)
Learning English in the Late Modern Netherlands

José del Valle (New York)
Linguistic standardization in a post-colonial order: Latin America and Spain in the nineteenth century

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Tuition: 400 EUR
Registration: 01-Apr-2016 to 30-Jun-2016
Contact Person: Gijsbert Rutten

Apply on the web:

Registration Instructions:
The fee for participation is € 400 if you register before 1 May 2016, and € 450 if you register between 1 May and 30 June. Registration includes housing from Sunday 31 July to Sunday 7 August, tuition, lunches, excursion. (Breakfast and dinner are not included.)

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