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IWLP 2018

The workshop is a venue for multi-disciplinary discussion of state-of-the-art cognitive science research on how the brain produces language. Each event is organized around poster sessions and hour-long keynote-style talks.

Author: Andrea Schmidt

 Nijmegen Grote Markt



IWLP was founded in 2004. Since then, nine workshops have been held, currently on a biannual schedule (website).

The 10th jubilee meeting in 2018 will be in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, hosted by Radboud University and the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics. The venue of the meeting will be the Max Planck Institute in Nijmegen. The workshop will take place from July 2 to July 4 2018.

The Nijmegen workshop will have a slightly different structure from its predecessors. Pim Levelt's book Speaking was published in 1989. To commemorate the (almost) 30th anniversary of Speaking, an important aim of the workshop is to review how research in the field of language production has progressed since 1989 and to discuss where production research should go in the future. All invited speakers will tie their contribution explicitly to issues raised in one or several of the chapters in Speaking.


Levelt-- SpeakingMPI for Psycholinguistics










Left: Speaking, by Willem Levelt. Right: The Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics

Where and when:
Jul 2-4, 2018
Max-Planck-Institute, Nijmegen
Antje Meyer
Ardi Roelofs
Laurel Brehm
Scientific committee:
Victor Ferreira, University of California, San Diego
Albert Costa, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
F.-Xavier Alario, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Marseille
Adam Buchwald, New York University
Alissa Melinger, University of Dundee
Language In Interaction Consortium
Donders Institute

Street address
Wundtlaan 1
6525 XD Nijmegen
The Netherlands

Mailing address
P.O. Box 310
6500 AH Nijmegen
The Netherlands

Phone:   +31-24-3521911
Fax:        +31-24-3521213

Public Outreach Officer
Charlotte Horn