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).



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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