Summer School "Language and Migration"

Dozent(en)Center for the Study of Language and Society CSLS
TerminJune 12 to 16, 2017
OrtKandersteg, Switzerland

The Summer School is being organized by the Center for the Study of Language and Society CSLS (member of LingNet Europe) at the University of Bern. It focuses on different aspects of language and migration: language contact, multilingual interaction, language and identity, discourses about migration, and the effects of researchers’ choice of language for their research. There will be lectures, workshops, and small-group sessions where PhD students will have a chance to present their research and receive feedback from experts in the field as well as from their peers.


Confirmed speakers and workshop leaders are: 

  • William L. Allen, University of Oxford
  • Penelope Gardner-Chloros, Birkbeck University of London
  • Robert Gibb, University of Glasgow - Marta Kirilova, University of Copenhagen
  • Silvia Natale, University of Bern
  • Thomas Niehr, University of Aachen (lecture in German)
  • Dennis Preston, Oklahoma State University/Michigan State University
  • Claudio Scarvaglieri, University of Basel
  • James Simpson, University of Leeds
  • Constanze Vorwerg, University of Bern

News

HPCL, HPSL and the GRK 1624 gratulate Bernd Kortmann and his team (Katja Roller und Marten Juskan) on winning the Instructional Development Award 2016. Awarded was the project “FREDDIE (FReiburg English Dialect Database for Instruction and E-learning) – Eine multimediale Plattform für forschendes, korpusbasiertes Lernen.”
If you want to learn more about the project, click here (German version).
The online version of FRED (“Freiburg English Dialect Corpus”) is accessible on the website of the UB Freiburg.

The HPSL was attributed the official Eucor - The European Campus label.

TV-Beitrag (Komi mit russischen Untertiteln) über das Komi-Dokumentationsprojekt der Freiburg Research Group in Saami Studies

Junge Forscher statt alte Studenten (Bericht, uni'campus, 03/2014)

Halten Graduiertenschulen was sie versprechen? (Ute Schulze und Valentin Klotzbücher, Forschung&Lehre 5/14

Pilotstudie Ausbildungs- und Karrierewege Hermann Paul School of Linguistics: Abschlussbericht

Newsletter Issue no. 6: Deutsch

Newsletter Issue no. 5: Deutsch

Newsletter Issue no. 4: English

Newsletter Issue no. 3: English

Newsletter Issue no. 1&2: German English

Scholarships

PhD Scholarships Hermann Paul Scholarships in Linguistics 2014

The Hermann Paul Scholarships in Linguistics 2014 in Freiburg went to Sonya Kinsey and Uliana Schöller. Congratulations!

The Hermann Paul Scholarships in Linguistics 2014 in Basel went to Carolina Spiegel and Burak S. Tekin. Congratulations!

PhD Scholarship Promotionskolleg Empirische Linguistik (PEL) 2014

The PEL scholarship 2014 went to Hanna Thiele. Congratulations!

Upcoming Events

28. April 2017, 14:00-16:00 Uhr
Doktorandenkolloquium Sprachwissenschaft, FS 17 Block 1

2. Mai 2017, 14:15-16:00 Uhr
Psychotherapie als Gespräch (Gastvortrag)