Research areas and research projects at the HPSL include but are not limited to the following:

Research Areas at the HPSL

  • Cognitive Linguistics / Psycholinguistics
  • Contact Linguistics
  • Conversation Analysis
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Interactional Linguistics / Spoken Language
  • Language Acquisition
  • Language History
  • Language Variation
  • Language and Gender
  • Migration and Multilingualism
  • Modern Media and Written Language
  • Neurolinguistics
  • Ongoing Language Change
  • Phraseology / Lexicology
  • Pragmatics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Syntax and Semantics
  • Textlinguistics and Text Comprehension
  • Typology / Contrastive Linguistics


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    The Hermann Paul Scholarships in Linguistics 2017 in Basel went to Robert Reinecke and Valentina Saccone. Congratulations!

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