One-Day Colloquium on

Polite Practices of the Past: Historical Perspectives on Linguistic (Im)Politeness


Convened by Dániel Kádár (



DR MARCEL BAX (University of Groningen): Language and (Im)Politeness in the Netherlands during the Second Millennium: A Historico-Evolutionary Approach  

DR DÁNIEL Z. KÁDÁR (Hungarian Academy of Sciences): Limits of the Post-Modern Approach: A Historical First-Order Assessment of East Asian Linguistic (Im)Politeness  

DR FRANCESCA BARGIELA: Historical (Im)Politeness Research: Some Methodological Reflections  



Understanding Historical (Im)Politeness and/as the Historical Understanding of (Im)Politeness  


Date:       Monday, May 4, 2009

Venue:    Research Institute for Linguistics, HAS, Budapest

Schedule: 10.00-12.30 (Lectures and Discussions ); 12.30-14.00 (Lunch); 14.15-16.30 (Discussion)