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Honorary Doctors

Honorary Doctor 2016

Hubert Cuyckens,

Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Leuven, Belgium is an internationally known researcher in the field of cognitive linguistics – a branch of linguistics that sees language as an integral part of human cognitive capacity – and historical linguistics.

He is also interested in grammaticalisation, the language change process that creates new grammatical words (prepositions, conjunction) or bending elements (verb flexion).

Read more about Professor Hubert Cuyckens in the press release (May 13 2016)

Grammaticalization: Assessing old and new. Seminar with the Honorary Doctor October 19.

The Conferment ceremony will take place October 21st.

Honorary Doctors before 2016

For the complete list of Honorary Doctors at the Faculty of Arts see the Swedish site.


Pressrelease: Ulrika Knutson and Emily Hemelrijk New Honorary Doctors.


Pressrelease: Cecilia Uddén and Michael Rowlands New Honorary Doctors.


Pressrelease: Danish Professor Sten Ebbesen Honorary Doctor at the Faculty of Arts





Page Manager: Eva Englund|Last update: 10/5/2016

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