Founded in 1994, the Dynamique Du Langage (DDL) research unit explores the interface between the diversity of the world’s languages and the universality of human linguistic capacity. Our research lies at the heart of major challenges of our times: from understanding language development in children and in language pathologies to issues of language documentation and vitality and the investigation of the origins of language. The research unit is structured around two research axes (DENDY and DILIS) and a transversal theme (COVALI).


Typologizing Interjections

Workshop - 21/11/2023

This workshop is the first step of a research project on the typology of interjections. The broader project aims to publish an open-access edited volume, featuring a larger number of descriptive contributions on the semantics and functions of interjections in individual languages across the world.

To start this scientific conversation and launch joint research efforts, we propose a one-day workshop on Tuesday, November the 21st, and accessible in hybrid mode:

The program is already available online with all pratical information, as well as the presentation abstracts.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information : Maïa Ponsonnet, Aimée Lahaussois or Yvonne Treis.


Alice Vittrant was featured in a video spotlight by the French Institute of Myanmar as part of their #ResearchThursdays series. Every last Thursday of each month, a French or Francophone researcher working on Myanmar is invited to share the results of their work.
You can find the video on the Facebook page of the French Institute of Myanmar or on the website 25images/shs.


Congratulations to Katarzyna Pisanski, winner of the 2023 CNRS Bronze Medal! "The bronze medal rewards initial research that has established a researcher as a specialist in their field. This distinction is a form of encouragement to pursue research that is already well underway and proving successful."

A synthesis of her work to read online.


Expansion : Second service

Second service, the triple expansion of the game [kosmopoli:t], is available since November 2022
More languages, more cooperation, drinks and a version for little chefs from 7 years old. Diversity of languages: a good idea for your Christmas gifts!

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