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International Society of  Philology (ISP)                                                                                                         


 

ISP is an international non-governmental and non-profit scientific organization, with the purpose of promoting international cooperation in philology. It has endorsed repeatedly ICSU's Principle of Freedom, Responsibility & Universality of Science.

The objectives of the International Society of Philology (ISP) are:

  • To promote international cooperation in philology
  • To support and assist the International Congress of Philology and other international scientific meetings or conferences
  • To encourage and support other international activities considered likely to contribute to the development of science in any of its aspects

Every five years, a Gold Medal of Philology in memory of Alfred Nobel is proposed to a great scholar for his works on grammar or on literature criticism. This Medal is linked to The Field Medal, of the International Union of Mathematicians...

For 2017, the ISP congress proposes to Professor Noam Chomsky a special Gold Medal, for his works, the most important grammar evolution  of the XXth century.

 

In June, the 8th, 2016, Florent Montaclair became the new chairman of the Society.

He received the Medal of the Assemblée nationale from Mister Pierre Joxe (Chairman of the Conseil Constitutionnel - Supreme Court of France) and Mister Claude Bartolone (Chairman of the Assemblée nationale - French Congress), in the presence of Luc Montagné (Nobel Prize for Medicine); Jean Jouzel (Nobel Prize for Peace), Albert Fert (Nobel Prize for Physics), Alain Aspect (Médaille d'or du Centre National de Recherches Scientifiques - CNRS), Gérard Berry (Médaille d'or du CNRS), Alain Prochiantz (Chairman of the Collège de France), Jean-Loup SAlzmann (Chairman of the Conference of the French Presidents of Universities), Maurice Godelier (Médaille d'or du CNRS), Jacques Stern (Médaille d'or du CNRS).