LINGUIST List 28.5320

Fri Dec 15 2017

Summer Schools: Summer School ISOLDE (Infant Studies on Language Development in Europe)/Germany

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 14-Dec-2017
From: Tom Fritzsche <>
Subject: Summer School ISOLDE (Infant Studies on Language Development in Europe)/Germany
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Host Institution: Universität Potsdam
Coordinating Institution: Universität Potsdam

Dates: 11-Jun-2018 - 15-Jun-2018
Location: Potsdam, Germany

Focus: This summer school is specifically organized to bring together Pre- and Post-docs working on infant language acquisition in Europe.
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

The school is intended for MA and PhD students as well as post-doc researchers. Six courses (two on methods) will be taught by experts in the field of infant language acquisition. In addition to the courses, there will be a poster session and social activities as an opportunity to exchange ideas and share experiences.

The courses are:
- Christina Bergmann (Nijmegen): Computational modelling (6 hours)
- Catherine Best (Sydney): The effects of input variability on speech perception and word learning (6 hous)
- Barbara Höhle (Potsdam): Prosody in early language aquisition (3 hours)
- Ágnes Lukács (Budapest): Cognitive functions in specific language impairment (6 hours)
- Claudia Männel (Leipzig): Event-related brain potentials in language acquisition research (3 hours)
- Aude Noiray (Potsdam): Ultrasound imaging (3 hours)

ISOLDE takes place the week before LabPhon (

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Tuition: 120 EUR
Registration: 10-Dec-2017 to 31-Mar-2018
Contact Person: Tom Fritzsche

Apply on the web:

Registration Instructions:
The registration is open. If you register before the 31st of January the early bird registration fee applies (100 € instead of 120 €). All participants are encouraged to present their own work (planned or completed) as a poster. Please indicate if you would like to do so and submit a short poster abstract as separate file (preferably PDF).

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