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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)

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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Greek Play 2016 Videos now on line

Feb 07, 2017

Highlights and a full length video of the Cambridge Greek Play 2016, a double bill of Antigone and Lysistrata, are now available to view on line.

Understanding Relations Between Scripts II: Early Alphabets

Jan 05, 2017

21-22 March 2017. This conference, the second in the Understanding Relations Between Scripts series, focuses on the development of alphabetic writing systems in the later second and earlier first millennia BC.

'The Impact of the Ancient City': PhD Studentship

Dec 02, 2016

Applications are invited for a 3-year fully-funded PhD studentship in the context of the ERC Advanced Grant project, 'The Impact of the Ancient City', supervised by Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill.

New Discovery

Sep 20, 2016

Professor Jack Davis and Dr Sharon Stocker (Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati), ‘Sometimes All That Glitters Is Gold: The Tomb of the Griffin Warrior at Pylos’, 5 pm on Monday 10 October in Room LG.17, Faculty of Law, Sidgwick Site. To reserve your place please reply to by Monday 3 October.

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