The Hermann Paul Centre for Linguistics


Hermann Paul Lecture 2024 – The Future of Experimental Pragmatics – Prof. Dr. Petra Schumacher (Cologne) 

We would like to welcome you all to our annual Hermann Paul lecture and subsequent recepetion with drinks and refreshements. 

11th of July at 18:00 – Haus zur lieben Hand, Löwenstraße 16, 79098 Freiburg im Breisgau

Zur Sprache kommen: Visualising Research on Endangered Languages

The Department of General Linguistics is organizing an exhibition on linguistic fieldwork and endangered languages in collaboration with the Uniseum. The exhibition will be open from June 13, 2024, to August 25, 2024. For more information please click on this link: Zur Sprache kommen: Visualising Research on Endangered Languages — Department of General Linguistics (

Lecture Series "Language, Communication & Cognition"

We invite you to the lecture series "Language, Communication & Cognition". Researchers from Freiburg and guests present their research in weekly meetings. The lecture takes place on Fridays, 10:15 - 11:45 a.m. at Universitätsstraße 5, Erdgeschoss, R 2

Everyone interested in linguistics is invited to join! The lecture series is a platform to exchange ideas, present current research and get creative together.

The program and further information can be found here. All lectures can be found in the HPCL Event Calender.

Linguistic Newsletter Freiburg

The Linguistic Newsletter Freiburg informs all those who are interested about lectures, workshops and other events in the linguistic world of Freiburg. The newsletter is published on Monday mornings during the semester with announcements for the coming week. 

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