Friday, May 13, 2016

Henry Sweet Society colloquium 2016 "Onomastics and its history"


Please find below the Call for Papers for this year’s Henry Sweet Society colloquium, to be held at Pembroke College, Cambridge September 13-15, 2016. This year’s theme is Onomastics and its history, but as ever papers on any aspect of the history of linguistics are welcome. The deadline for abstracts is March 31st – to be sent to the organizer, Torsten Meissner.

ANNUAL COLLOQUIUM of the Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic ideas

Call for Papers

13-15 September 2016, Pembroke College, University of Cambridge

Papers are invited for the 2016 Annual Colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society, on any aspect of the history of linguistics and linguistic ideas. The particular focus this time will be on the study of



Papers will be 20 minutes in length, followed by 10 minutes of discussion. Please submit abstracts (no more than 500 words) by 31 March 2016 for consideration by the Organising Committee to: Dr Torsten Meißner,

We look forward to welcoming you in Cambridge next September!