Linguistic Congresses, International

Linguistic Congresses, International

 

congresses of linguists whose work reflects developments in all fields of linguistic science, the principal problems and achievements of various schools and trends in linguistics: comparative-historical, structural, and mathematical linguistics, psycholinguistics, and sociolinguistics.

The first international congress of linguists was held in The Hague (1928), the second in Geneva (1931), third in Rome (1933), fourth in Copenhagen (1936), fifth in Brussels (1939), sixth in Paris (1948), seventh in London (1952), eighth in Oslo (1957), ninth in Cambridge, Mass. (1962), tenth in Bucharest (1967), and eleventh in Bologna (1972). Beginning in 1928, the congresses were sponsored by the permanent International Association of Linguistics and the national associations of linguists of the countries in which the congresses were held. Since 1950, the linguistic congresses have been organized by UNESCO’s International Council for Philosophy and Humanistic Studies. Since the seventh international congress of linguists (1952), provisions have been made to convene the congress once every five years. Beginning with the seventh congress, Soviet scholars have participated extensively in the linguistic congresses.

REFERENCES

“X mezhdunarodnyi kongress lingvistov.” In Problemy iazykoznaniia. Moscow, 1967.
Actes du premier Congrès international des linguistes à la Hague: Du 10–15 avril 1928. Leiden, 1930.
Actes du deuxième Congrès international des linguistes: Genève, 1931. Paris, 1933.
Atti del III Congresso internazionale dei linguisti: Roma, 1933. Florence, 1935.
Actes du quatrième Congrès international des linguistes, tenu à Copenhague, 1936. Copenhagen, 1938.
V Congrès des linguistes: Bruxelles, 1939. Bruges, 1939.
Actes du sixième Congrès international des linguistes: Paris, 1948. Paris, 1949.
Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Linguists: London, 1952. London, 1956.
Mélanges linguistiques, publiés à l’occasion du VIII Congrès internationale des linguistes à Oslo, 1957. Oslo, 1957.
Proceedings of the Eighth International Congress of Linguists. Oslo, 1958.
Proceedings of the Ninth International Congress of Linguists: Cambridge (Mass.), 1962. The Hague, 1964.
Actes du X-e Congrès international des linguistes. Bucarest, 1967, vols. 1–4. Bucharest, 1969–70.
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