Vossius Center for the History of Humanities and Sciences

Vossius Circle Colloquium

15Feb2018 15:00 - 17:00


Two talks will be given at the Vossius Circle for the History of Linguistics. Floris Solleveld, whose Ph.D. thesis has recently been approved, will tell us about a new research project he is developing. Ton Klijnsmit will talk about the importance of Gerard Vossius in 17th century linguistics.


15.00-15.45 Floris Solleveld, How language became an object of knowledge: materials, overviews, typologies 

15.45-16.00 Coffee/tea break

16.00-16.45 Ton Klijnsmit, From G.J. Vossius to the Primary School of Hemsterhuis

Venue: Oudemanhuispoort E1.07

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    Oudemanhuispoort 4-6 | 1012 CN Amsterdam
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