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SMLP 2019 - Third Summer School on Statistical Methods for Linguistics and Psychology

When: 09-13 September 2019

Where: Potsdam, Germany

The Collaborative Research Centre SFB 1287 “Limits of Variability in Language: Cognitive, Grammatical, and Social Aspects” in Potsdam, Germany, invites applications for short-term fellowships available in 2020

We are offering several three- to twelve-month fellowships to external PhD candidates who would like to do their research within one dedicated project of the CRC. The fellowship should take place between November 2019 and December 2020.

Please see the available projects here.

Deadline for applications is September 15, 2019.

For more information please see here.

16th SFB Colloquium

Dr. Heike Pichler (Newcastle University, UK) will give a talk on "The conspiracy of internal and external factors in a discourse-pragmatic change: innit in Multicultural London English".

When: Friday, 20 September 2019 - 12:15 pm

Where: University of Potsdam, Campus Golm, Building 14, Room 0.32

For more information please see here.

SFB Workshop on "Multimethodological approaches to synchronic and diachronic variation"

The workshop will bring together researchers who share a common interest in studying synchronic and/or diachronic variation using a combination of different methods. The workshop's aim is to provide a forum for a fruitful exchange of ideas and experiences using multi-methodological approaches, for critical discussion, and for the development of future research directions.

When: October 25-26, 2019.

Where: University of Potsdam, Campus Am Neuen Palais, Haus 9, Senatssaal.


  • Tanja Ackermann (Frei Universität Berlin)
  • Markus Bader (Goehte Universität Frankfurt/M)
  • Alexander Bergs (Universität Osnabrück)
  • Sina Bosch & Ilaria De Cesare (Universität Potsdam)
  • Jessica Brown (Universität Potsdam)
  • Bill Haddican (City University of New York)
  • Martin Hilpert (Université de Neuchâtel)
  • Anne Lerche (Universität Leipzig)
  • Rober Truswell (University of Edinburgh)