26th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics

26th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics

26th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics

Aalborg University, Denmark 19-21 August 2015
Venue: Rendsburggade 14, Aalborg

The 26th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics (SCL26), organised under the auspices of the Nordic Association of Linguists (NAL), was organised by Center for Linguistics and took place at Aalborg University, Aalborg, on 19-21 August, 2015. The conference venue was Rendsburggade 14, Aalborg (see pictures below) situated at the beautiful Limfjord.

 This conference was also announced on Sociolinguistic Events Calendar.



The main theme of the conference was

The Meaning of Language: The Semantics, Logic and Psychological

Reality of Words and Sentences

The following, truly Nordic, speakers gave plenary lectures:

Univ.-Prof. em. Dr. Stig Eliasson, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (JGU)

Professor emeritus Hans Basbøll, University of Southern Denmark

Furthermore, there was a special session called ‘Old Friends of Linguistics’ in which one of my old friends talked about his lifelong interest in the academic subject of language sciences:

(Mr Charles Prescott, University of Sussex:

‘Joseph Wright’s grammar of his native dialect of Windhill in Yorkshire’ – cancelled)

Dr Martin Prior, London:

‘From Operational Research to Language and Logic’

On behalf of the Organising Committee
Hans Götzsche (Chair)


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19 Aug

09:00-10:00 Registration

10:00-10:15 Welcome Address by Rector Per Michael Johansen, Aalborg University

10:15-11-15 Plenary Lecture: Stig Eliasson – abstract

11:30-16:30 Sessions

19:00 NAL Business Meeting

20 Aug

08:30-10:00 Sessions

10:15-11:15 Plenary Lecture: Hans Basbøll – abstract

11:30-16:30 Sessions

19:00 Conference Dinner

21 Aug

08:30-10:00 Sessions

10:15-11:15 Old Friends: Charles Prescott (cancelled) & Martin Prior abstract (60 min)

11:15-11:30 Closing of the conference

22 Aug

08:30 Field Trip – cancelled!

Organising Committee:

  • Associate Professor Hans Götzsche, Director,Center for Linguistics (Chair)
  • Associate Professor Torben Andersen, Center for Linguistics, Aalborg University
  • Professor Kristine M. Jensen De Lopez, Director of Center for Developmental & Applied Psychological Science (CeDAPS)
  • Associate Professor Lotte Dam, Department of Culture and Global Studies, Aalborg University
  • Associate Professor Volkmar Engerer, Royal School of Library and Information Science, Aalborg

In parallel with the proceedings publication from the conference in Aalborg in 2006 a number of selected and peer reviewed papers will be published by the international publisher Cambridge Scholars Press.