Taal & Tongval 2016

The theme of the 2016 Taal & Tongval colloquium is “Vernacular vitalities: old-school dialects, contemporary koines and new urban speech styles”.

It will take place at the Royal Academy for Dutch Language and Literature (KANTL) in Ghent on 25 November 2016.

Confirmed plenary speakers

Organizing committee

Scientific committee

  • Gunther De Vogelaer (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster)
  • Dirk Geeraerts (KU Leuven)
  • Ben Hermans (Meertens Instituut)
  • Jürgen Jaspers (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
  • Jan Nijen Twilhaar (Hogeschool Utrecht)
  • Wim Vandenbussche (VU Brussel)
  • Sarah Van Hoof (Universiteit Gent)
  • Roeland Van Hout (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen)
  • Jacques Van Keymeulen (Universiteit Gent)