Wilhelm Hartel-Award goes to Barbara Seidlhofer


On June 8th Barbara Seidlhofer was awarded the Wilhelm Hartel-Award - the highest prize offered by the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

The jury explained its choice by emphasizing Barbara Seidlhofer's contribution to founding a new field - the study of English as a lingua franca - and the risks this involved at a time when English linguistics meant studying "the native speakers' English". 

Follow this link to read more about the prize and the jury's decision on the website of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.




Barbara Seidlhofer being awarded the Wilhelm Hartl-Prize of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
Friends and colleagues of Barbara Seidlhofer celebrating the award with her
Barbara Seidlhofer presenting her work to the audience