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Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Ceylon Portuguese: Survival Against All Odds

UserProfessor Shihan de Silva Jayasuriya (Visiting Fellow, Lucy Cavendish College and Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Commonwealth Studies School of Advanced Study, University of London).

HouseZoom.

ClockThursday 19 May 2022, 17:00-17:50

Second Language Education Group

Participative multilingual identity education: Theory, evidence and impact of the ‘We Are Multilingual’ Campaign

UserMEITS WAM Project Team, University of Cambridge, Linda Fisher, Michael Evans, Karen Forbes, Angela Gayton (Glasgow), Yongcan Liu, Dee Rutgers (Sheffield Hallam).

House https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqd-mtqT0rE9Bsoi8plgq-jMoq1ExWFPv4.

ClockMonday 16 May 2022, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

[Postponed to ET] 'Lying, bullshit and Desinformatsiya'

To register for the talk, please click here: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAvduuuqTkpHN2xDSsRYUvE0ePfHgq0xzc7. You will immediately be provided with a link to the talk upon registering. Please do not share these links with third parties.

UserChristopher Heffer (Cardiff University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 24 March 2022, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

'When can you passivize causatives? A phase-based analysis'

To register for the talk, please click here: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYud-murjwjEt3yZ3AXJkcFOOK85zwVBmB3. You will immediately be provided with a link to the talk upon registering. Please do not share these links with third parties.

UserMichelle Sheehan (Newcastle University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 10 March 2022, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Living in Kriolu, Learning in Portuguese: language ideologies and language education in Cape Verde

To register for this talk, please click here: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJElceCqqj8rHNCNkScsQHH_2tNV69WzD3ga

UserDr Nicola Bermingham, University of Liverpool.

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 24 February 2022, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

V2, V3, and the left periphery of Finnish and Estonian

To register for this talk, please click here: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kcu2rrTMvE9FQR6ffKaOVTIUt5w4zGx8V. You will receive a link immediately after signing up.

UserAnders Holmberg (Newcastle University), Heete Sahkai (Institute of the Estonian Language), and Anne Tamm (Károli Gáspár University).

HouseOnline.

ClockWednesday 16 February 2022, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The Role of Root Semantics in Determining Argument Alternations

To register for this talk, please use this link: https://forms.gle/E5rAVyaoMM4BbxKJ6

UserDr. John Beavers (University of Texas).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 18 November 2021, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Revitalising Jèrriais: The Norman Language of Jersey

Please register for this webinar at: https://www.mmll.cam.ac.uk/centres/celc/conference-series

UserL'Office du Jèrriais.

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 16 November 2021, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Ideophone patterns across Kiranti languages (Eastern Nepal),

Please register for this talk at https://www.mmll.cam.ac.uk/centres/celc/conference-series

UserDr Aimée Lahaussois (Université Paris 7).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 09 November 2021, 16:30-17:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The Political Thought of Charles Malik

UserChloe Kattar (Darwin College, Cambridge) .

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 08 November 2021, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Phonotactics and rules interacting in change: understanding Mid-Scots θ-Debuccalisation and Late Middle English Syncope

To register for this link, please follow this link: https://forms.gle/5GCRb7HT8RUjJbvQA

UserPatrick Honeybone (University of Edinburgh).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 04 November 2021, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Empirical Results on Morphological Convergence in English

UserDr. Péter Rácz (Central European University, Budapest University of Technology, University of Canterbury)..

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 21 October 2021, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

How (not) to do (areal) phonological typology

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/vCtCxURPtUbranv57

UserPavel Iosad (University of Edinburgh).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 10 June 2021, 17:30-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Roundtable: Max Skjönsberg, "The Persistence of Party"

UserMax Skjönsberg (University of Liverpool).

HouseZoom.

ClockTuesday 18 May 2021, 16:00-17:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The Birth of the People: Liberalism and the Origins of the Anticolonial Democratic Project in India

UserNazmul Sultan (Christ’s College, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 17 May 2021, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Ecological links between L2 learning and L1 change

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/XdoC5YnNfbS5USeb7

UserAntonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 13 May 2021, 16:30-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

James Bryce and the concepts of constitution

UserPasquale Pasquino (CNRS) .

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 10 May 2021, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Language contact in syntax: The view from Romanian

Please register by noon on the day of the talk https://forms.gle/k4VN9jrfoq9z2FC9A

UserAdnana Boioc Apintei, Adina Dragomirescu, Alexandru Nicolae (Iorgu Iordan – Alexandru Rosetti Institute of Linguistics & University of Bucharest).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 29 April 2021, 16:30-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Separation of Powers as a New Theory

UserJeffrey Tulis (University of Texas at Austin).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 15 March 2021, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Internal arguments disguised as external arguments: Lessons from an active alignment system

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/ofRcLr4aBxyZh7yP6

UserDr Matthew Tyler (University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 11 March 2021, 16:45-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Hegel and Italian Political Thought

UserFernanda Gallo (Homerton College, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 08 March 2021, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Not Being Kantian about Moral Justification

UserLuc Foisneau (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CNRS).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 01 March 2021, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The role of language professionals in minority language revitalisation: Variation in rhotic production

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/bcgdZgxu4PbNjAqn6

UserDr Claire Nance (Lancaster University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 25 February 2021, 16:30-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Experiencing Republican Texts

UserRachel Hammersley (Newcastle).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 22 February 2021, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Kant's 'True Politics'

UserSusan Shell (Boston College).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 15 February 2021, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Thucydides’ Tragic Science of Democratic Defeat

UserMark Fisher (Georgetown University).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 08 February 2021, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Carl Schmitt in Leipzig – Defence of Democracy or Autocratic Subversion?

UserLars Vinx (Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 01 February 2021, 17:00-19:00

Second Language Education Group

Raising multilingual autistic children: Challenges and opportunities

UserDr. Jenny Gibson and Dr. Napoleon Katsos, University of Cambridge.

HouseOn-line.

ClockMonday 01 February 2021, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Heritage grammars and linguistic complexity: A view from grammatical gender

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/hhmex2pjepqHeZpr6

UserProfessor Terje Lohndal (NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 28 January 2021, 16:30-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Democracy Requires Organized Collective Power

UserSteven Klein (King's College London).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 25 January 2021, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Focus Association with ONLY

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/By3XNQtaYLUksF1S9

UserDr Ksenia Zanon (Slavonic Section MMLL, University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 03 December 2020, 16:30-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Between Virtue and Necessity: Reason of State in the Spanish Monarchy, ca 1590-1650

UserLisa Kattenberg (Gonville & Caius, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 30 November 2020, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Poetry, Mores, and Laws: Herder's response to Montesquieu

UserEva Piirimae (University of Tartu).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 23 November 2020, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Bilingual Brains

Please register by noon on the day of the talk: https://forms.gle/bTVzfMTKSVwyaJRHA

UserProfessor Brendan Weekes (University of Hong Kong, HKU).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 19 November 2020, 16:30-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

'The Greatest of All Plagues': Plato on Economic Inequality

UserDavid Lay Williams, (DePaul University)..

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 16 November 2020, 17:00-19:00

Second Language Education Group

English Medium Education (EME) in Basic and Higher Education: Lessons learned from across the globe

UserMark Levy, John Simpson, Ann Veitch (British Council).

HouseOn-line.

ClockMonday 16 November 2020, 16:00-17:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The Tragic Vision of the Civil Rights Movement

UserBrandon Terry (Harvard University).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 09 November 2020, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Revolutionary Republicanism: Robespierre, Condorcet, Grouchy

UserGeneviève Rousselière (Duke University).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 02 November 2020, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Revisiting contact-induced change in creole languages

Please pre-register for this talk by noon on Oct 22nd https://forms.gle/4QF4qiepxGDVEWky6

UserDr Oliver Mayeux (University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 22 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Thomas Paine in the French Revolution

UserAdam Lebovitz (Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 19 October 2020, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Statelessness: A Roundtable Discussion

UserMira Siegelberg (University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 12 October 2020, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Polysemy: Pragmatics and Linguistic Conventions

Please pre-register for this event by noon on Thursday October 8th : https://forms.gle/QsDW2EdTzjNC2d6i7

UserProfessor Robyn Carston, UCL.

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 08 October 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

[Online talk] - Peircean Semiotics, Archaeology, and the Origin of Human Language: Was Homo erectus the first talking human?

Please SIGN UP for the event (deadline Thursday, 11th of June, 12pm BST): https://cambridge.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cJeqCnIOH9BcVTv -- You will receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk.

UserProf Daniel Everett (Bentley University).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 11 June 2020, 15:00-16:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 - TBC

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserProf Brendan Weekes (University of Hong Kong).

HouseTBC.

ClockThursday 28 May 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

[Online talk] - The Syntax of Verbs: Language Typology, Language Change and a little bit of Language Acquisition

Please SIGN UP for the event following the link: https://cambridge.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_25lZ6rde33jG62h -- You will receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk.

UserProf Ian Roberts (University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 28 May 2020, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

[Online talk] - Linguists who use probabilistic models love them: An introduction to Functional Distributional Semantics

Please sign up via the link in order to receive an attendance link on Thursday before the talk: https://cambridge.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_50YGCrYnFdptyU5

UserDr Guy Emerson (Dept. of Computer Sciences and Technology, University of Cambridge).

HouseOnline.

ClockThursday 07 May 2020, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 - Title: How Language Began: A Peircean Approach to Language Evolution

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserProf Daniel Everett (Bentley University).

HouseEnglish Faculty Building, second floor, SR24.

ClockThursday 02 April 2020, 16:30-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

By Virtue of Necessity: Reason of State in the Spanish Monarchy

UserLisa Kattenberg (Gonville and Caius, Cambridge). Commentator: Richard Serjeantson.

HouseKeynes Hall, Kings College.

ClockMonday 09 March 2020, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Revolution and Charisma in the Thought of Max Weber

UserEdith Hanke (Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities).

HouseKeynes Hall, Kings College.

ClockMonday 02 March 2020, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Carl Schmitt in Leipzig - Constitutional Guardianship or Authoritarian Subversion?

UserLars Vinx (Hughes Hall, Cambridge). Commentator: Josh Smeltzer.

HouseKeynes Hall, Kings College.

ClockMonday 24 February 2020, 17:00-19:00

Second Language Education Group

The Role of Metalinguistic Awareness in Multilingual Learning and Teaching

Refreshments available from 4.30pm

UserProfessor Ulrike Jessner-Schmid, University of Innsbruck.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 17 February 2020, 17:00-18:30

Second Language Education Group

Linguistic Justice in Policy and Practice

ALL WELCOME, Drinks reception from 6.30pm

UserEmeritus Professor Robert Phillipson, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark..

HouseDonald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, room 1S3.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2020, 17:00-18:30

Second Language Education Group

Micro-level Language Policy and Planning: Levels, Agency and Structure (Cambridge Masterclass in Multilingualism, Education and Language Policy 2019-2020)

Open to staff and students of Cambridge University. Booking is required and please contact Yongcan Liu ( yl258@cam.ac.uk)

UserProfessor Anthony J. Liddicoat, University of Warwick.

House Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, room GS5.

ClockThursday 30 January 2020, 14:00-16:00

Second Language Education Group

Developing a Text Editor to Help Writers with Academic English Collocations

Refreshments available from 4.30pm

UserDr. Ana Frankenberg-Garcia, Centre of Translation Studies, University of Surrey.

HouseFaculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 27 January 2020, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Empire and Sovereignty in "Democracies of the East"

UserTejas Parasher (King's College, Cambridge).

HouseKeynes Hall, Kings College.

ClockMonday 20 January 2020, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Freedom, Slavery and Empire in Machiavelli's 'Discourses on Livy'

UserAdam Woodhouse (University of Chicago). Commentator: Quentin Skinner.

HouseKeynes Hall, Kings College.

ClockMonday 02 December 2019, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The Neoliberal Turn

UserAngus Burgin (Johns Hopkins University).

HouseKeynes Hall, Kings College.

ClockMonday 25 November 2019, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Sociolinguistic Vulnerability: Disaster Linguicism and Crisis Translation

There will be a tea and coffee reception from 4pm.

UserProf. Federico Federici (University College London).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 14 November 2019, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Making circles out of lines: A view of the evolving relationship between academia and language communities

UserEbany Dohle (SOAS, University of London) & Maria-Olimpia Squillaci (University of Naples "L'Orientale").

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2019, 17:00-18:30

Second Language Education Group

Promoting multilingual literacy and reader identity:Global Storybooks and open technology

UserBonny Norton , FRSC, Professor and University Scholar , Department of Language & Literacy Education, UBC, Canada.

HouseMurray Edwards College, Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 13 September 2019, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Bilingualism in the community: Code-switching and grammars in contact

There will be a tea reception from 4:30pm.

UserCatherine Travis (The Australian National University).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockWednesday 19 June 2019, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Out in the Field with the Remaining Speakers of Neo-Aramaic in Northern Iraq

UserDr Paul Noorlander (University of Cambridge), Dorota Molin (University of Cambridge).

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockTuesday 28 May 2019, 17:30-18:30

Language, Policy and Identity in India

UserAbhimanyu Sharma (University of Cambridge).

HouseSidgwick Site, Faculty of English, GR04.

ClockWednesday 22 May 2019, 17:00-18:30

Second Language Education Group

Paradoxes of multilingualism in public policy in conjunction with the launching of Cambridge Masterclass Series on Multilingualism, Education and Language Policy

Please book with Ann Waterman on aw244@cam.ac.uk if you would like to attend

UserProfessor Lourdes Ortega, Georgetown University, Washington, USA.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockTuesday 14 May 2019, 10:00-12:00

Second Language Education Group

How can usage-based SLA invigorate language education?

in conjunction of the launching Cambridge Annual Lecture on Second Language Learning and Teaching

User Professor Lourdes Ortega, Georgetown University, Washington, USA .

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 13 May 2019, 17:00-18:30

Dictionaries and Linguistic Nationalism

UserSheila Watts (Department of German and Dutch).

HouseSidgwick Site, Faculty of English, GR04.

ClockWednesday 08 May 2019, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

TBC

There will be a tea reception from 4:30pm.

User Dr Francesca Martina Branzi (University of Cambridge).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 07 March 2019, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Predictors of listening comprehension skills in bilingual children

There will be a tea reception from 4:30pm.

UserProf Ludovica Serratrice (University of Reading).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

Second Language Education Group

The Listening Zones of NGOs: Languages and cultural knowledge in development programmes

There will be a drinks reception after the seminar

UserProfessor Hilary Footitt, University of Reading.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 11 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

Second Language Education Group

Creativity in the languages classroom: Learners' responses to literary text

UserDr.Linda Fisher, University of Cambridge , Professor Suzanne Graham, Reading University.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 28 January 2019, 17:00-18:30

Second Language Education Group

EMI in Francophone Cameroon: What can we learn from victims of English?

There will be a drinks reception after the seminar

UserDr. Harry Kuchah Kuchah, University of Leeds.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 19 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Timing in dyslexia: Language, reading and writing

UserProfessor Maria Teresa Guasti (University of Milano-Bicocca).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Timing in dyslexia: Language, reading and writing

UserProfessor Maria Teresa Guasti (University of Milano-Bicocca).

HouseGR06/07, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

Second Language Education Group

Pardon my French! Exploring the myths and realities of Second Language Education in Canada

UserDr Shawn Bullock, University of Cambridge, Dr Cecile Sabatier, Simon Fraser University.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 05 November 2018, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Elfdalian, a divergent Nordic dialect now and throughout the ages

UserGuus Kroonen, University of Copenhagen/Leiden University.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-04.

ClockWednesday 16 May 2018, 18:00-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

CANCELLED - Diversity of Expression in Utterance and the Idea of Language

This talk has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

UserProf Adam Kendon (University of Cambridge).

HouseGR-06/7, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 22 March 2018, 16:30-18:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Louisiana Creole - a creole at the periphery

UserIngrid Neumann-Holzschuh (Universität Regensburg).

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-05.

ClockFriday 09 March 2018, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Speak white, speak black, speak American

UserDarryl G Barthe Jr (Universiteit van Amsterdam).

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 21 February 2018, 18:15-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Third language acquisition at the initial stages: An event-related potential study probing for transfer

UserJason Rothman, David Miller and Eloi Puig-Mayenco (University of Reading / UiT the Arctic University of Norway).

HouseGR-06/7, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 08 February 2018, 16:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

John Stuart Mill on Universal History

UserCallum Barrell (New College of the Humanities).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 29 January 2018, 17:00-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

"As God Rules the Universe": Reflections on the People and the State in Early America

Pitt Professor Inaugural Lecture, with American History Seminar

UserIra Katznelson (Columbia) .

HouseQueens Building Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 25 January 2018, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Whistled Speech and Language Discrimination

UserMary Ann Walter (Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus) .

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 15 November 2017, 18:10-19:00

Second Language Education Group

Vocabulary: Principles and Practice

UserProfessor Norbert Schmitt, University of Nottingham.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 30 October 2017, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

A cluster of Aromanian varieties in North-Western Greece

UserDr. Marios Mavrogiorgos, University of Cambridge.

HouseFaculty of English, Room SR24.

ClockWednesday 31 May 2017, 17:15-18:45

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Learning Syntax with Deep Neural Networks

UserShalom Lappin (University of Gothenburg, King's College London and Queen Mary University of London).

HouseGR-06/7, Faculty of English, 9 West Rd (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 25 May 2017, 16:30-18:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Norwegian Romani - the 'languageness' of a Para-Romani variety

Tea and biscuits from 16.45

UserJakob Wiedner, University of Oslo.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-05.

ClockWednesday 10 May 2017, 17:15-19:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

VO-OV alternations and information structure in North Sami

Tea and biscuits from 17.45

UserKristine Bentzen, University of Tromsø.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-04.

ClockWednesday 03 May 2017, 18:15-20:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Hedde Jeijlstra (University of Göttingen) .

HouseLecture Block room 4, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 23 February 2017, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

The revival of Italo-Greek: language ideologies and folklorization

UserMaria Olimpia Squillaci (University of Cambridge) and Manuela Pellegrino (Brunel University).

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-05.

ClockWednesday 22 February 2017, 18:15-19:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

The discriminative nature of human communication

UserDr Michael Ramscar (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen).

HouseGR06/07, English Faculty Building, 9 West Road, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 26 January 2017, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

The hidden multilingualism of Italy: issues and challenges

UserDr. Marco Tamburelli, Prifysgol Bangor/Bangor University.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-05.

ClockWednesday 25 January 2017, 18:15-19:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Fox's son, they slept five, imitation of people: Kuikuro numerals and counting

This talk is held in conjunction with the Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc; http://camlingsoc.soc.srcf.net/)

UserBruna Franchetto, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockMonday 05 December 2016, 17:15-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Fox's son, they slept five, imitation of people: Kuikuro numerals and counting

This talk is held in conjunction with the Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group (http://groups.ds.cam.ac.uk/celc/)

UserBruna Franchetto (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro).

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty.

ClockMonday 05 December 2016, 17:15-19:00

Second Language Education Group

Lexical Patterns of Austerity in UK Broadsheet Text 2007-15

UserDr Mike Scott, Aston University and Lexical Analysis Software Ltd..

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockMonday 07 November 2016, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The origins of speech and anti-rhythms

UserLaurence White (Plymouth University).

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty.

ClockThursday 20 October 2016, 16:30-18:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Cantonese: the biggest endangered language?

UserCherry Lam (PhD candidate, DTAL, Cambridge) & Ricky Chan (PhD candidate, DTAL, Cambridge).

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 02 March 2016, 17:15-19:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Why phonology is flat: the role of concatenation and linearity

UserDr Tobias Sheer (Directeur de Recherche au CNRS, University of Nice, Sophia-Antipolis).

HouseGR06/07, English Faculty Building, 9 West Road, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 25 February 2016, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Bricks and mortars for building meanings

UserDr Hugh Rabagliati (University of Edinburgh).

HouseGR06/07, English Faculty Building, 9 West Road, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 11 February 2016, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Degrees of ergativity in Romance causatives

UserDr Michelle Sheehan (Anglia Ruskin University).

HouseGR06/07, English Faculty Building, 9 West Road, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 28 January 2016, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Shawi, Quechua and Spanish: a Sea of Languages

UserLuis Miguel Rojas-Berscia, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics – Department for Language and Cognition.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 27 January 2016, 17:15-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Eliminating A/A'-positions

UserCoppe van Urk, Queen Mary University of London.

HouseGR06-7, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 26 November 2015, 16:30-18:30

Cambridge Society for Economic Pluralism

Econophysics: The Future of Economics

UserDr Christophe Schlnckus.

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockTuesday 24 November 2015, 17:30-19:00

Second Language Education Group

Born Global: Rethinking Language Policy for 21st Century Britain

UserBernardette Holmes MBE, Director of Speak To The Future; Bye-Fellow of Downing College.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room GS4.

ClockMonday 23 November 2015, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Representation, generalisation, and innovation in the lexicon.

UserProfessor Janet Pierrehumbert (University of Oxford).

HouseLecture Block, Room 1, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 19 November 2015, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Understanding the function dimension of language endangerment with specific evidence from Runyakitara

UserFridah Katushemererwe, Department of Linguistics, English Language Studies and Communication Skills Makerere University.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-04.

ClockWednesday 18 November 2015, 17:15-19:00

Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium

Turn-taking, language processing and the evolution of language

Registration is required for this event

UserProf. Stephen Levinson (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen).

HouseQueen's Building, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 17:00-18:00

Cambridge Society for Economic Pluralism

What is wrong with modern economics?

UserTony Lawson Cambridge University.

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockWednesday 11 November 2015, 17:30-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Governing America: John Locke in the 1690s

UserProf Mark Goldie (University of Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 09 November 2015, 17:00-18:45

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Mwani, freely picking and choosing from tone and stress?

UserDr Maud Devos (Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium).

HouseGR06/07, English Faculty Building, 9 West Road, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 05 November 2015, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Society for Economic Pluralism

The Economy for the Common Good

UserChristian Felber, Tomas Sedlacek.

HouseVenue to be confirmed.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 17:30-19:00

Department of Geography - Distinguished International Fellows

Public lecture: The fugitives - blackness as urban method

UserProfessor AbdouMaliq Simone (Professor of Sociology and Urbanism, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 17:00-19:00

Department of Geography - Distinguished International Fellows

Department Seminar: Urbanisation at the interface of the habitable and uninhabitable: on redescription and detachment

UserProfessor AbdouMaliq Simone (Professor of Sociology and Urbanism, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 03 November 2015, 17:00-19:00

Organization Theory Seminar Series

‘A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words’: Visually Assigned Meaning and Meta-Narratives of the Global Financial Crisis

UserProfessor Markus Hoellerer, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration.

HouseJudge Business School, W2.02.

ClockFriday 30 October 2015, 12:00-13:30

Visual Constructions of South Asia (2015-16)

The Imperial Aesthetic: Photography, Samuel Bourne and the Indian Peoples in the post-Mutiny era

UserDr Xavier Guégan, Senior Lecturer in Colonial and Postcolonial History, University of Winchester.

HouseS2 Seminar Room, Alison Richard Building, Cambridge, 7 West Rd..

ClockThursday 29 October 2015, 16:00-18:00

Visual Constructions of South Asia (2015-16)

'Savages’ in Sketchbooks: Tribal Portraits of Colonial India

UserAnshul Avijit, PhD Candidate in History of Art, King's College, University of Cambridge,.

HouseS3 Seminar Room, Alison Richard Building, Cambridge, 7 West Rd..

ClockFriday 23 October 2015, 17:00-19:00

Cambridge Society for Economic Pluralism

An Introduction to Post-Keynesianism

UserVictoria Chick, Engelbert Stockhammer.

HouseThe McGrath Centre, St Catharine's College.

ClockTuesday 20 October 2015, 18:00-19:30

Cambridge Society for Economic Pluralism

Is Austerity a Necessity?

UserDr Steve Keen, Diego Lugana, Mark Gilbert.

HouseThe McGrath Centre, St Catharine's College.

ClockTuesday 13 October 2015, 17:30-19:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Emergent Syntax: a new (unifying) perspective

Note: This talk will take place in GR04

UserDr Theresa Biberauer (DTAL, University of Cambridge).

HouseGR04, English Faculty Building, 9 West Road, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 11 June 2015, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Long-distance agreement for person: Some new data from Icelandic

Note: This talk will take place in GR04

UserProfessor Caroline Heycock (University of Edinburgh).

HouseGR04, English Faculty Building, 9 West Road, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 04 June 2015, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Laterals in Estonian Swedish

UserProfessor Francis Nolan, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-04.

ClockWednesday 27 May 2015, 17:15-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The American States and Their Police Power, 1789-1931

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserProf. Gary Gerstle (University of Cambridge).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 27 April 2015, 17:00-18:45

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

The phonetic building blocks of speech

UserProfessor Francis Nolan (University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Block, Room 5, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 12 March 2015, 16:00-17:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Early Hobbes

UserProf. Alan Cromartie (University of Reading).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 02 March 2015, 17:00-18:45

Second Language Education Group

Language development, social integration and achievement of recently-arrived EAL children in schools in the East of England

UserEducational Achievement, Language Education and Disadvantage (EALead) research team at the University of Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin University.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room GS4.

ClockMonday 16 February 2015, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Is there a republican model of democracy?

UserProf. Andreas Niederberger (University of Duisberg-Essen).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 16 February 2015, 17:00-18:45

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Disentangling focus constructions in Luganda

UserJenneke van der Wal, University of Cambridge.

HouseLecture Block, Room 5, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 05 February 2015, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Catalan: past, present and future

UserDr Víctor Acedo Matellán, University of Cambridge, Queens' College.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 17:15-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Bureaucracy and Moral Agency: Practices of the Self at the Frontlines of Public Service

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserBernardo Zacka (Christ's College, University of Cambridge).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 01 December 2014, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Dystopia: For Dummies

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserProfessor Greg Claeys (Royal Holloway, University of London).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 24 November 2014, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Thomas Paine's Democratic Thought

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserDr Robert Lamb (University of Exeter).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 17:00-18:45

Centre for Commonwealth Education (CCE)

MASTERCLASS: Case study research in applied linguistics: What can case studies of L2 learners tell us?

Places are limited. If you would like to attend, please email rmk33@cam.ac.uk.

UserPatricia A. Duff, University of British Columbia.

HouseRoom GS4 Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PQ.

ClockWednesday 12 November 2014, 15:00-17:30

Centre for Commonwealth Education (CCE)

Multilingual socialization: Negotiating multiple languages, identities, ideologies, and practices

All welcome. If you would like to attend, please email rmk33@cam.ac.uk

UserPatricia A. Duff, University of British Columbia.

HouseRoom GS4 Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PQ.

ClockMonday 10 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Wolfson College Humanities Society talks

Communication in a globalised world: English is necessary but not sufficient

This talk is open to the public, and may be podcast

UserDr Nick Saville - Director of the Research and Validation Group, Cambridge English Language Assessment.

HouseGatsby Room, Wolfson College.

ClockTuesday 04 November 2014, 17:45-19:15

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Raymond Aron and the Origins of the "End of Ideology"

UserDr Iain Stewart (Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Concern for Oneself and for Others in Porphyry's Ethics of "On Abstinence"

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserDr Miira Tuominen (University of Helsinki).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 27 October 2014, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Nietzsche's Perfect State

UserDr Hugo Drochon (University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 20 October 2014, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Michael Oakeshott and the Idea of Totalitarianism

UserProfessor Andrew Gamble (University of Sheffield).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 17:00-18:45

Caius MCR/SCR research talks

Greek in Italy: Is Language Always Important to Identity?

UserKatherine McDonald (Faculty of Classics, Cambridge).

HouseBateman Auditoriuim, Gonville and Caius College.

ClockTuesday 07 October 2014, 21:00-21:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

The Dialects of Campania. A Perspective of Linguistic Echology

UserRosanna Sornicola, Giovanni Abete, Margherita Di Salvo, Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-05.

ClockWednesday 07 May 2014, 17:15-19:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

The decipherment of some recently found ostraca from Post-Roman North Africa

UserDr Sabine Ziegler, Saxonian Academy of Sciences at Leipzig / Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 30 April 2014, 17:15-19:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Towards empiricist models of language acquisition

UserAlexander Clark (King's College London).

HouseFaculty of Law, Room LG19.

ClockThursday 24 April 2014, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

`What on earth’ in Chinese Speakers' L2 English Grammars

UserBoping Yuang (University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Block, Room 1, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 16:00-17:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Statelessness in International Political and Legal Thought, 1921-1935

Comment: Duncan Kelly (Jesus College, Cambridge)

UserMira Siegelberg (Harvard University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 10 March 2014, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Edmund Burke and the French Revolution before the Reflections

UserRichard Bourke (Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 03 March 2014, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

'If it be without contention': Hobbes on Difference without Disagreement

Comment: Richard Tuck (Harvard University)

UserTeresa Bejan (Columbia University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 24 February 2014, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Bentham as Conspiracy Theorist

UserDavid Runciman (University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Philosophical History in Hannah Arendt’s Political Thought

Comment: Robert Fine (University of Warwick)

UserWaseem Yaqoob (Pembroke College, Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 10 February 2014, 17:00-18:45

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Towards a model of morphological processing grounded in principles of discriminative learning

UserHarald Baayen, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebing and University of Alberta.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Postmarxism, Radical Democracy, and the Machiavellian Moment

UserWarren Breckman (University of Pennsylvania/Humboldt University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 03 February 2014, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Radical Atheism: Jean Meslier in Context

Comment: Michael Sonenscher (King’s College, Cambridge)

UserCharles Devellennes (University of Kent).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 27 January 2014, 17:00-18:45

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Which take which?

UserRichard Holton, University of Cambridge.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

The problem of finding sources for the study of Norn, the Scandinavian language of Caithness and the Northern Isles.

UserDr Ragnhild Ljosland, Centre for Nordic Studies, University of the Highlands and Islands.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-04.

ClockFriday 17 January 2014, 17:15-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

E. P. Thompson, Judith Shklar and the Implications of 'Antipolitics'

Comment: Stefan Collini (Cambridge)

UserTim Rogan (St Catharine's College, Cambridge) .

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 02 December 2013, 17:00-18:45

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Language Learning and the brain

UserMatt Davies, University of Cambridge.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 28 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Kant on Rebellion and the Mere Idea of Popular Rule

UserChristopher Meckstroth (University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 17:00-18:45

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Complexity as L2-difficulty: Implications for syntactic change

UserGeorge Walkden, University of Manchester.

HouseLecture Block, Room 1, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 16:00-17:30

Second Language Education Group

Literacy Instruction and the Bilingual Learner

UserProfessor Catherine Wallace, Institute of Education, University of London .

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room GS5.

ClockMonday 18 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Traditional and Contemporary Torres Strait Languages and Dialects

UserTanisha Pabai, Stephen Yamashita, Zach Bani, Amelia Mari and Valent Kirk.

HouseFaculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Room 7.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 17:15-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Citizenship, War and the Origins of International Ethics in American Political Philosophy 1960-1975

Comment: Christopher Brooke (University of Bristol)

UserKatrina Forrester (St John's College, Cambridge) .

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 04 November 2013, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

What Makes Representation Democratic?

UserSofia Näsström (Uppsala University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 28 October 2013, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Not Talking But Thinking: Democratic Deliberation in Classical Athens

Comment: David Runciman (POLIS)

UserDaniela Cammack (Harvard Society of Fellows) .

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 21 October 2013, 17:00-18:45

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The onset of borrowing: Somali and English

UserJeanette Sakel, University of the West of England.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

What is Liberalism?

UserDuncan Bell (Christ's College).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 14 October 2013, 17:00-18:45

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Building abstractions in Language Development

UserProfessor E Lieven (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig/School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester).

HouseRoom GR06/07, Faculty of English, Sidgwick Site, West Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 30 May 2013, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Constructionalization and constructional changes

UserDr Graeme Trousdale (Edinburgh University).

HouseLecturer's Common Room, Raised Faculty Building.

ClockThursday 09 May 2013, 16:00-17:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

J. G. A. Pocock and the Idea of the 'Cambridge School' in the History of Political Thought

Comment: Richard Bourke (Queen Mary)

UserSam James (Jesus College, Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 06 May 2013, 17:00-18:45

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Allochthonous languages, Brazilian Zeeuws, and Dummy Auxiliaries

UserAndrew Nevins (co-authored with Gertjan Postma and Elizana Schaffel-Bremenkamp).

HouseFaculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Room 8/9.

ClockWednesday 20 March 2013, 15:30-17:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Transitive psych-predicates In Chinese

UserProfessor Lisa Lai-Shen Cheng, Leiden University/LUCL.

HouseLecture Block, room 3, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 14 March 2013, 16:00-17:30

Second Language Education Group

Class in multilingualism research

UserProfessor David Block, ICREA-Universitat de Lleida.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, room GS1.

ClockTuesday 05 March 2013, 17:30-19:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

'Society' in British Political Thought, c. 1930 to 1960: Some Rival Conceptions of 'Positivism'

Joint Session with the Modern British History Seminar

UserJose Harris (University of Oxford).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 04 March 2013, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Malthus and the Doctrine of Utility

Commentator: Donald Winch (University of Sussex)

UserNiall O'Flaherty (King's College, London).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 25 February 2013, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

'This Melancholy Labyrinth': Magistrates and Order in the Early Nineteenth-Century British Empire

Commentator: Michael Lobban (Queen Mary, London)

UserLauren Benton (New York University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 18 February 2013, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Histories of Thought and Comparative Political Theory: The Thesis of 'Chinese Origins for Western Knowledge,' 1860-1895

Commentator: John Dunn (King's College, Cambridge)

UserLeigh Jenco (London School of Economics and Political Science).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 11 February 2013, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The Charismatic Sword: Thomas Müntzer’s Theology of Violence

UserMatthias Riedl (Central European University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 04 February 2013, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The Third Earl of Shaftesbury and the Defence of Humane Learning

Commentator: Richard Serjeantson (Trinity College, Cambridge)

UserKaren Collis (University of Oxford).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 28 January 2013, 17:00-18:45

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Null objects and markedness in L1 acquisition

UserIanthi Tsimpli (Aristotle University Thessaloniki/University of Reading).

HouseBowett Room, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 24 January 2013, 17:00-18:30

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The Domain of Content

UserHagit Borer (Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseErasmus Room, Old Court, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 22 November 2012, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The Passions in Hobbes's Political Philosophy

Comment: Michael Edwards (University of Cambridge)

UserRaffaella Santi (University of Urbino).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 19 November 2012, 17:00-18:45

Second Language Education Group

Styling in a Language Learned Later in Life

All Welcome!

UserProfessor Ben Rampton, Professor of Applied and Socio-linguistics, King’s College London.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockWednesday 14 November 2012, 17:30-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Historicisms and counter-historicisms in the seventeenth century

Comment: Scott Mandelbrote (Cambridge)

UserNick Hardy (University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 12 November 2012, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Hobbes and Sexual Desire

UserNoel Malcolm (All Souls College, University of Oxford).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 05 November 2012, 17:00-18:45

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Discrete bilectalism, multilingualism, and (a)typical language development

UserKleanthes K. Grohmann and Maria Kambanaros (University of Cyprus and Cyprus Acquisition Team).

HouseErasmus Room, Old Court, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 01 November 2012, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The nature of dominion in De Justa Reipublicae Christianae Authoritate (1590)

Comment: Harro Hopfl (Essex)

UserSophie Nicholls (University of Oxford).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 29 October 2012, 17:00-18:45

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Derogatives: Meaning or Metadata?

The Erasmus Room is on the 1st Floor, and is marked no. 18 on the following map: http://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/mi-content/default.asp?PAGE_ID=1860

UserGeoffrey Nunberg (UC Berkeley).

HouseErasmus Room, Old Court, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 25 October 2012, 17:00-18:30

Second Language Education Group

Beyond multilingualism: Heteroglossia and social diversity

All welcome!

UserProfessor Adrian Blackledge, MOSAIC Centre for Research on Multilingualism, University of Birmingham.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room GS5.

ClockMonday 22 October 2012, 17:00-18:00

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Authority: Some Fables

UserRaymond Geuss (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 22 October 2012, 17:00-18:45

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Neurocognitive universals in types of morphological process?

The Bowett Room is at no.7 on the following map: http://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/mi-content/default.asp?PAGE_ID=1860

UserWilliam Marslen-Wilson (University of Cambridge).

HouseBowett Room, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 11 October 2012, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Kant and Vattel in Context: Cosmopolitan Philosophy and Diplomatic Casuistry

Commentator: Isaac Nakhimovsky (University of Cambridge)

UserIan Hunter (University of Queensland).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 08 October 2012, 17:00-18:45

jti20's list

Balzan-Skinner Lecture and Colloquium 2012

John Locke and the Fable of Liberalism

UserDr Tim Stanton and others.

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockFriday 05 October 2012, 10:00-17:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Language Endangerment: Methodologies and New Challenges

Registration fee: £30 (payable at CRASSH) (cash only please). The fee includes lunch and a wine reception

UserPlenaries by Nicholas Ostler (Foundation for Endangered Languages) and Tjeerd de Graaf (Frisian Academy).

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP.

ClockFriday 06 July 2012, 08:45-17:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

The power of persuasion in Plato

UserJill Frank (University of South Carolina).

HouseBeves Room, King’s College.

ClockMonday 28 May 2012, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Roman Liberty

UserMalcolm Schofield (University of Cambridge).

HouseBeves Room, King’s College.

ClockMonday 14 May 2012, 17:00-18:45

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Title to be confirmed

UserAnn Copestake (University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, E Staircase, Clare College Old Court.

ClockThursday 03 May 2012, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Republicanism and Empire in Britain and France 1763-1815

Held jointly with the Modern European History Seminar

UserRichard Whatmore (University of Sussex).

HouseKnox Shaw Room, Sidney Sussex College.

ClockMonday 20 February 2012, 17:00-18:45

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Title to be confirmed

UserBonnie Schwartz (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen).

HouseLatimer Room, E Staircase, Clare College Old Court.

ClockThursday 16 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Sismondi contra Rousseau

UserTom Hopkins (University of Helsinki).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 13 February 2012, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Jean Bodin, oeconomics and politics

UserAnna Becker (University of Basle).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 30 January 2012, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Civil Religion: a window into perennial themes in political philosophy

UserRonald Beiner (University of Toronto and Clare Hall).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 23 January 2012, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Regalism and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century Naples

UserGirolamo Imbruglia (University of Naples, l'Orientale).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 21 November 2011, 17:00-18:45

Political Thought and Intellectual History

A social and cultural history of early modern keywords and concepts

UserMark Knights (University of Warwick) and Phil Withington (University of Cambridge).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 07 November 2011, 17:00-18:45

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

Resumption and the Design of Grammar

UserAsh Asudeh (University of Oxford & Carleton University).

HouseLatimer Room, E Staircase, Clare College Old Court.

ClockThursday 27 October 2011, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Women, freedom and equality: Margaret Cavendish and Mary Astell

UserSarah Hutton (University of Wales Aberystwyth and Wolfson College, Cambridge.

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 24 October 2011, 17:00-18:45

Cambridge University Linguistic Society (LingSoc)

The Syntax of Meteorology

UserJohn Collins (University of East Anglia).

HouseBarbara White Room, Newnham College.

ClockThursday 13 October 2011, 17:00-18:30

Political Thought and Intellectual History

Three Views of Democracy

UserDavid Runciman (University of Cambridge).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

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Second Language Education Group

Research and practice in content and language integrated learning (CLIL)

UserProfessor Rick de Graaff, Utrect University, Faculty of Humanities & Centre for Teaching and Learning.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room GS4.

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Political Thought and Intellectual History

John Locke in liberal memory

UserJeffrey Collins (Toronto /Clare Hall).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 09 May 2011, 17:00-18:45

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