Prof. Marjo van Koppen is professor of language variation of Dutch at the Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS and the section Dutch Language and Culture, affiliated with the Department of Languages, Literature and Communication. She is also a senior research at the Meertens Institute (KNAW). Her inaugural lecture is titled: Bomen bij de buren: naar een interdisciplinaire benadering van taalvariatie.
In her inaugural lecture she will argue that in order to fully understand language variation, we need to approach this question in an interdisciplinary way. The lecture will be given in Dutch.