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Corpora for Language and Aging Research

The Corpora for Language and Aging Research initiative (CLARe) aims at exploring language in later life through the glasses of linguists working on authentic language data.

The group has been created at the initiative of Catherine BOLLY and Annette GERSTENBERG in April 2014.


2017: 3rd CLARe conference "Encounters in Language and Aging Research: Pragmatic spaces, Longitudinal studies, Multilingualism"
FU Berlin, March 6-8th

International Research Workshop CLARe 2015 (Pilot: C.T. Bolly, U. zu Köln; A. Gerstenberg, FU Berlin)

Language Use in Later Life , 7, 8, 9 December 2015, University of Louvain in Belgium (Louvain-la-Neuve, BFLT/FIAL, 'Salle du Conseil')

With the participation of leading experts in the field, the workshop aims to focus on the theoretical implications of empirical work as conducted by CLARe's projects, in order to develop the outlines of future collaboration in this young but cutting-edge domain of research in linguistics and aging. [Read more ...]

Marie-Thérèse De Lava Fund 2015

Prize attributed to Dr. C. T. Bolly for research into ageing and quality of life of elderly people (King Baudouin Foundation, Belgium, 25,000€). Host institution for the Prize: Université catholique de Louvain.

Keynote at Atylang Conference , 27–28 November 2015, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre, France

C.T. Bolly: “Changements pragmatiques liés à l'âge. Stratégies adaptatives et compensation pour une interaction normée / Age-related pragmatic changes in late life. Adaptive strategies and compensation to reach the norm in interaction

Invited talk at “Oral History Meets Linguistics” 3–4 December 2015, FRIAS, Universität Freiburg

A. Gerstenberg: “How to make sense of historical key words in biographical interviews”

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