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Sprach- und literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät - Forschergruppe RUEG

RUEG summer school | August 12th-16th, 2019

Foto: Martin Ibold
If you are a PhD student (or if you know one) interested in language use and language structure in contact settings, Berlin is the place to be this summer (reasonable fees, too)!

RUEG Summer School will take place from August 12th–16th, 2019 at the Humboldt University and bring together leading researchers and PhD students interested in language use and language structure in contact settings.

Classes will address topics of language contact, language and migration, register variation, language acquisition and multilingualism. Each class will give an overview of milestones in the field and discuss current research topics.

In addition, the school will include a seminar on corpus linguistics with a focus on multilingual corpora.

The language of the summer school will be English.


Classes and teachers
Register Variation
Douglas Biber, Northern Arizona University
Language and Migration
Cristina M.M. Flores, Universidade do Minho
Language Acquisition
Natalia Gagarina, Leibniz Centre for General Linguistics, Berlin & Christoph Schroeder, University of Potsdam
Corpus Linguistics
Hagen Hirschmann, Humboldt University, Berlin
Language Contact
Yaron Matras, University of Manchester
Each participant may attend 3 of the 6 offered classes.
For application, please send a letter of motivation, a short abstract of your PhD project (max. 500 words), and a CV to Heike Wiese.
In the letter of motivation, please indicate at least 4 classes which interest you.
Deadline for application is May 1st, 2019.
A notification of acceptance will be sent by May 31st, 2019.
100 €. The fee includes participation in 3 classes and coffee breaks.