Events Calendar

In 2009 the Centre inaugurated the “Hermann Paul lectures,” in which internationally leading linguists are invited to present their perspective on foundational issues of the field.

Speakers and topics:

15. May 2009:          William Labov

                                      “Sound change: the regular, the unconscious, the mysterious”

17. Dec. 2014:          Utz Maas

                                      “Wie Deutsch zur Schriftsprache ausgebaut wurde”

22. Dec. 2015:          Adele E. Goldberg

                                      “Constructing meaning”

14. 6. 2016                 Anne Cutler

                                      “Variations on ‘native language’”

9.5.2017                    Jürgen Trabant

                                    "Weltansichten - Wilhelm von Humboldt und die Sprachen der Welt"