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Language structure: variation and change


Language policy in Italy

Dear all, I wrote an article about English as a language for reseach on the main Italian newspaper yesterday. The article was co-authored by prof. Elena Cattaneo, senator for life…

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Advances in Italian Dialectology

The volume Advances in Italian Dialectology. Sketches of Italo-Romance grammars, edited by Roberta D’Alessandro and Diego Pescarini, has just been released by Brill. Description and TOC can be found here.

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Geographic Information Systems and Social Networks

On Thursday 30 November, Roberta will give a talk at the workshop Geographic Information Systems and Social Networks. Consequences for the study of Linguistic Variation at the Autònoma University of Barcelona. The…

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World Science Forum

Roberta will attend the World Science Forum on Science for Peace in Jordan, in November. She will be giving a short talk on research integrity at the thematic workshop “The Future of…

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Roberta lid van de CVW

Roberta has joined the KNAW Commissie voor de Vrijheid van Wetenschapsbeofening (CVW, Committee for the Freedom of Scientific Pursuit). She will hold this position for 3 years. You can follow the…

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1 postdoc position and 3 PHD positions in Roberta’s ERC project

A call for a 4-year full-time postdoc position and 3 PhD positions in Roberta d’Alessandro’s ERC project on Microcontact, Language variation and change from the Italian heritage perspective (http://www.robertadalessandro.it/erc) has just been…

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