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International symposium Spoken Language Across Time

Main Auditorium (Hörsalen), Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University, 20 September 2019

The purpose of the symposium is to celebrate the launch of the brand new corpus of spoken English, the London–Lund Corpus 2 (LLC–2) half a century after the launch of the first London–Lund Corpus (LLC–1).



Programme and speakers

The symposium has an excellent line-up of prominent speakers with an interest in the nature of spontaneous speech in real communicative situations.

See the programme and information about the speakers here.


Participation in the symposium is free of charge, but seats are limited so registration in advance is required. Fika (coffee and snacks) is offered to all participants, but non-speakers will have to provide their own lunch. To register, you need to create a user account. To do so, please click on the link below, click on 'Register a New Participant', fill in the form and follow the instructions thereafter. Note that registration is open until 13 September.

Register for the symposium here.

Practical information

Coming to Lund for the symposium and need a place to stay and eat? See information about travel, accommodation and food here.

Download the symposium poster here