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Linguistics Seminar

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)

8 March
Yves Duhoux (Louvain): The nature of orthography: lessons of ancient Greek syllabaries and alphabets

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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