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Linguistics Seminar

New London Tablets Day

Cambridge, 13 May 2017

Programme

11.00  “Providing the archaeological context for the London tablets”
Sadie Watson Museum of London

11.45  “Roman London’s First Voices”       
Roger Tomlin University of Oxford

12.45-2.30  Break (lunch available in nearby pubs and restaurants)

2.30   “The new London Tablets: language and spelling”
James Clackson & Nicholas Zair University of Cambridge

3.00 “Recent finds from Britain and LatinNow
Alex Mullen University of Nottingham

3.30-4.00 Break (tea and coffee provided)

4.00  Martin Millett leads a panel discussion involving all speakers  

The meeting will take place in Room G.21, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA. For maps and directions, see www.classics.cam.ac.uk.

 

Linguistics and Philology Seminar

Writing and Phonology

Meetings are held on Wednesdays at 4.30pm in Room 1.11, Classics Building, Sidgwick Ave. Tea will be served from 4.15pm.

8 February
Giovanna Marotta (Pisa): Between phonology and sociophonetics: the feature of length in Latin

1 March
Gilles van Heems (Lyon): The Etruscans about the Etruscan language. An inquiry about reforms of writing and linguistic systems in the Etruscan world (VIIth-Ist c. BC)

15 March
Sonja Dahlgren (Helsinki): The impact of Coptic phonology on Greek misspelling in Egypt

 

Mycenaean Seminar

Meetings on Wednesdays at 4.30pm in Room 1.11, Classics Building, Sidgwick Ave.  Tea will be served from 4.15pm.

 

22 February
Lambros Malafouris (Oxford): Matter and Memory in the Mycenaean World

 

28 February
Silvia Ferrara (Rome/Oxford): Reading Cypro-Minoan? A pyramid of names (step 1)

 

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