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Registration untill March 31st 2014!

25 – 27 August 2014

Institute of Deaf Studies, Faculty of Arts, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic

Are you interested in sign languages research?

Are you concerned that not enough focus is dedicated to it as a scientific field?

Would you like to learn about the latest advancement in this area?


If you are a master or PhD student of sign language linguistics, we offer you the opportunity to participate in Summer School Lecture!


Summer School 2014: CISL will be held at Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic and it will be divided into two parts.

The first part, Summer School Lecture (25 – 27 August) consists of series of lectures, workshops, discussion other activitiesprovided by internationally recognized experts in the field, covering topics such as:

 Cognitive linguistics (Sherman Wilcox, Phyllis Wilcox, Irena Vaňková),
 Deaf culture (Thomas Humphries),
 Sign language corpora (Trevor Johnston, Christian Rathmann, Adam Schembri),
 Kinship terminology in Signed Languages (Klára Richterová),
 Current research in sign language linguistics (Carol Padden, Ulrike Zeshan).


If you would like to participate, please prepare a cover letter describing your research interests and current projects (up to 1000 words) together with a CV and if you are a student a confirmation of your student status from your university.

Completed applications (including cover letter and CV) should be sent to by 31th March.

Applicants will be notified if they have been successful by the end of April.  Places are limited, only up to 50 participants will be chosen.


The participation fee is 100 € for students and 150 € for non-students. Accommodation will be provided at student dormitories for 15 €/night, the reservation system will be open since 1st April.

Further information will be sent out to participants during May.

The languages used at Summer School Lecture are English, International Sign, Czech Sign Language and Czech.  

The second part of Summer School 2014: CISL is Summer School Open (28 – 29 August)  - a conference for the general public. More information can be found here.

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