The Czech Summer School of Linguistics (Czech Republic)

Subject: The Czech Summer School of Linguistics/Czech Republic

Host Institution: Charles University in Prague
Coordinating Institution: Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Website: http://www.lingvistika.cz

Dates: 20-Aug-2017 – 26-Aug-2017
Location: Litomyšl, Czech Republic

Focus: The aim of the Summer School of Linguistics is to give an opportunity to students and young researchers who are interested in language and its use to get acquainted with the range of current achievements in linguistic research. The lectures usually cover various research fields such as the first and second language acquisition, psycholinguistics, typology and language contact, corpus linguistics, neurolinguistics, phonetics, etc. The Summer School of Linguistics aims also to have an important social impact. In other words, it should be not only a place where one can get useful information of the current state of linguistics but also a place where people interested in language and its use meet, discuss various issues and possibly start to collaborate on various future projects.
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum
Special Qualifications: Anybody interested in language and its used is welcome at the Summer School of Linguistics. There is no need for prior knowledge of any of the topics. The capacity of the school is limited (ca. 100 participants). Therefore, we encourage you to register early.

Description:
The school takes place every August in a small city Litomyšl (2007 – 2015 it took place in Dačice), Czech Republic. Lectures and workshops are mostly designed as an extensive introduction to a given topic so there is no need for prior knowledge of any of the topics. All lectures and workshops are in English (since 2014).

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
                      Neurolinguistics
                      Phonetics
                      Psycholinguistics

Tuition: 0 USD
Registration: 27-Apr-2017 to 31-May-2017
Contact Person: Jan Chromý
                Email: jan.chromyff.cuni.cz

Apply on the web: http://www.lingvistika.cz/ssol/registration

Registration Instructions:
The program will start on Sunday, August 20 at 2 pm, and conclude on Saturday, August 26 before 1 pm. The expected check-in and check-out is on these days but it is possible to arrive one day earlier (Saturday, Aug. 19). The registration is open till May 31. All the information may be found on the official website.

(Liljana Mitkovska)

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