here's a list of presentations/talks i have given/contributed to:
Willis, David, Deepthi Gopal, Tam Blaxter & Adrian Leemann. 2018. “Urbanisation and morphosyntactic variation in Twitter data.” Urban Language Research 2018, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz.November 2018
Willis, David, Deepthi Gopal, Tam Blaxter & Adrian Leemann. 2018. “Localising morphosyntactic variation in Welsh Twitter data.” NWAV 47, New York University.October 2018
Blaxter, Tam & Adrian Leemann. 2018. “Dialectological apples and oranges: Exploring language change between the Survey of English Dialects and the English Dialects App.” Sussex Research on Language Linguistics Seminar, University of Sussex.October 2018
Willis, David, Deepthi Gopal & Tam Blaxter. 2018. “Localising morphosyntactic variation in Twitter data.” Language Association of Great Britain Annual General Meeting, University of Sheffield.September 2018
Blaxter, Tam, Adrian Leemann & David Britain. 2018. “Levelling, isogloss movement or artefacts of the method? Mapping change between the SED and the English Dialects App.” ISLE5. University of London.July 2018
Blaxter, Tam. 2018. “Towards a stylistic geography of the Íslendingasögur.” Old Norse in Oxford Seminar, University of Oxford.May 2018
Blaxter, Tam. 2018. “Ther varom mid j hia: Tracing linguistic diffusion in the Diplomatarium Norvegicum.” Seminar on Language Change, Universitetet i Oslo.April 2018
Grossenbacher, Sarah, David Britain, Adrian Leemann, Marie-José Kolly, Tam Blaxter & Daniel Wanitsch. 2017. “Smartphone app methodologies for regional dialectology: the English North-South divide in data from the English Dialects App. Conference on Spatial Boundaries and Transitions in Language and Interaction: perspectives from Linguistics and Geography,” April 23-28 2017, Monte Verita, Ascona, Switzerland.April 2017
Blaxter, Tam, Adrian Leemann & David Britain. 2017. “Evidence of sound change in the British English crowdsourced using the ‘English Dialects App’.” 4th International Workshop on Sound Change. University of Edinburgh.April 2017
Blaxter, Tam & Kate Beeching. 2017. “Sounds Bristolian: Variation and change in rates of rhoticity.” Language Variation in the South of England. University of Suffolk. April 2017
Willis, David & Tam Blaxter. 2017. “Pragmatic differentiation of negative markers in the early stages of Jespersen’s cycle in North Germanic.” Diachrony of negation workshop. Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge.February 2017
Britain, David, Adrian Leemann, Tam Blaxter & Marie-José Kolly. 2016. “Going, going but not gone: Dialect levelling, socially differentiated mobility and lessons from the English Dialect App.” Taal en Tongval. Royal Academy for Dutch Language and Literature (KANTL), Universiteit Ghent.November 2016
Blaxter, Tam. 2016. “Hierarchical and contagious diffusion of sound change in medieval Norway.” Phonetics and Phonology Seminar. Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge.November 2016
Blaxter, Tam. 2016. “The development of svarabhakti vowels in the history of Norwegian.” Cambridge Language Sciences Symposium 2016. University of Cambridge.November 2016
Blaxter, Tam & Yang Li. 2016. “The end of English dialects?” Festival of Ideas. University of Cambridge.October 2016
Britain, David, Adrian Leemann, Tam Blaxter, Daniel Wanitsch, Marie-José Kolly & Sarah Grossenbacher. 2016. “Big bad dialectological data? Lessons from the English Dialect App.” Centre for Research in Linguistics and Language Sciences, Newcastle University.October 2016
Blaxter, Tam, Adrian Leemann & David Britain. 2016. “Evidence of levelling processes in British English crowdsourced using the ‘English Dialects App’.” BCL PhD Linguistics Summer School. Bristol Centre for Linguistics, University of the West of England.July 2016
Blaxter, Tam. 2016. “The role of language contact in structural simplification in the history of Norwegian.” Historical Sociolinguistics Colloquium, Sociolinguistics Symposium 21. Universidad de Murcia.June 2016
Britain, David, Adrian Leemann, Tam Blaxter, Daniel Wanitsch, Marie-José Kolly & Sarah Grossenbacher. 2016. “Up, app and away?: Social dialectology and the use of smartphone technology as a data collection strategy.” Sociolinguistics Symposium 21. Universidad de Murcia.June 2016
Blaxter, Tam. 2016. “The end of English dialects?” Graduate Poster Exhibition. Pembroke College, Cambridge.June 2016
Blaxter, Tam. 2016. “Pathways of linguistic diffusion in medieval Norway.” Graduate Poster Exhibition. Pembroke College, Cambridge.June 2016
Blaxter, Tam & Kari Kinn. 2016. “Broken vs. unbroken forms of the 1st sg. pronoun in Middle Norwegian.” Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference. University of Iceland, Reykjavik.May 2016
Blaxter, Tam. 2016. “Language change in Middle Norwegian: Diffusion processes and social structures in medieval Norway.” Historical Sociolinguistics Network Conference. University of Helsinki.March 2016
Leemann, Adrian, Tam Blaxter & Yang Li. 2016. “Sound change in England from 1950 to today: Preliminary results from the English Dialect App corpus.” Phonetics and Phonology Seminar. Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge.February 2016
Blaxter, Tam. 2016. “A view on the past with a view to the future: Insights from historical sociolinguistics for language documentation.” Departmental Seminar, Department of Linguistics, SOAS University of London.January 2016
Blaxter, Tam. 2015. “Do dialects emerge from the chaos? Searching for geographical factors in sound change in Old and Middle Norwegian.” Phonetics and Phonology Seminar. Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge.October 2015
Willis, David & Tam Blaxter. 2015. “Pragmatic factors in the grammaticalisation of new negative marking in Middle Norwegian.” Arbeitstagung der Skandinavistik. Universität zu Köln.September 2015
Blaxter, Tam. 2015. “Do dialects emerge from the chaos? Searching for geographical factors in language change in Old and Middle Norwegian.” Historical Linguistics Cluster Workshop. Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge.September 2015
Willis, David & Tam Blaxter. 2015. “Pragmatic differentiation of negative markers in the early stages of Jespersen’s Cycle in North Germanic.” International Conference on Historical Linguistics 22. Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II.July 2015
Blaxter, Tam. 2014. “The dental preterite: Traditional problems and two recent solutions.” Comparative Philology Graduate Seminar. Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics, University of Oxford.February 2014
Blaxter, Tam. 2014. “The Trudgill conjecture and language change in Old and Middle Norwegian.” Phonetics and Phonology Seminar. Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge.February 2014
Blaxter, Tam. 2013. “Digital explorations of the language of the Íslendingasögur.” Cambridge Colloquium in Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic. Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, University of Cambridge.February 2013
Blaxter, Tam. 2012. “Towards a synchronic grammar of Proto-Indo-European: Impersonal verbs and active-stative alignment.” Comparative Philology Graduate Seminar. Faculty of Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics, University of Oxford.November 2011