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Mon Nov 20 2017

Summer Schools: LOT Winter School 2018 (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)/Netherlands

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Date: 16-Nov-2017
From: Sophie ter Schure <lot_coordinatoruu.nl>
Subject: LOT Winter School 2018 (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)/Netherlands
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Host Institution: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Coordinating Institution: Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS
Website: https://lotschool.nl/education-and-training/lot-schools/lot-winter-school-2018

Dates: 08-Jan-2018 - 19-Jan-2018
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Focus: LOT's winter school covers all major areas of linguistics and teaches a wide range of methodological tools and theoretical frameworks.
Minimum Education Level: MA
Special Qualifications: The LOT schools are primarily meant for advanced students. This means that we are open to PhD students affiliated with one of the LOT institutes or other research institutes in the world.

Description:
The LOT Winter School 2018 is hosted by the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) and organized with support from the Norwegian Graduate School in Linguistics (LingPhil). Professors from all across the world come to the VU to offer specialized courses in their subfield. The LOT school is now open for registrations from all PhD students in Linguistics.

The focus of the current Winter School is on computational and statistical methods, with courses taught by Monique Lamers (Eyetracking in Psycholinguistics), Nivja de Jong (Mixed models in Second Language Research), Natalia Levshina (Language Variation with R), Martijn Wieling (Statistics for Linguists), Signe Ebeling (Contrastive Corpus Linguistics), Emiel Krahmer & Albert Gatt (Models of Text Generation).

There will be in-depth courses on many other topics, ranging from language evolution to pathology and from gesture to sign language typology. These will be taught by Michael Dunn (Language Evolution), Scott Grimm (Quantitative Semantics), Marion Elenbaas (Historical Syntax), Antje Orgassa (Language Impairments across the life span), Luigi Rizzi (Cartography), Ruben van de Vijver (Phonetics-phonology interface), Veronika Koller (Discourse analysis), Heike Behrens (Input in First Language Acquisition), Jacomine Nortier (Aspects of Multilingualism), Alan Cienki (Spoken Language and Gesture) and Roland Pfau (Sign Language Typology).

As well as these master classes, there will be discussion groups for your own PhD research, poster sessions, a public lecture by Michael Dunn and a range of social events.

Registration open until December 3rd, 2017 at: www.lotschool.nl > LOT Winter School 2018 > Registration.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Tuition: 200 EUR
Financial Aid: Applications accepted until 03-Dec-2017
In order to apply for a fellowship (3 available), please email your motivation and CV to LOT_coordinatoruu.nl before the 3rd of December. We will contact you before the 10th of December to let you know if you've qualified. In that case, your tuition fee will be waivered.

Financial Aid Instructions:
In order to apply for a fellowship (3 available), please email your motivation and CV to LOT_coordinatoruu.nl before the 3rd of December. We will contact you before the 10th of December to let you know if you've qualified. In that case, your tuition fee will be waivered.

Registration: 16-Nov-2017 to 03-Dec-2017
Contact Person: Sophie ter Schure
                Email: lot_coordinatoruu.nl

Apply on the web: https://lotschool.nl/lotschools/registration/docwin2018

Registration Instructions:
Please register via the link above.

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