New London Tablets Day
Cambridge, 13 May 2017
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.
Giovanna Marotta (Pisa): Between phonology and sociophonetics: the feature of length in Latin
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)
Sonja Dahlgren (Helsinki): The impact of Coptic phonology on Greek misspelling in Egypt
Meetings on Wednesdays at 4.30pm in Room 1.11, Classics Building, Sidgwick Ave. Tea will be served from 4.15pm.
Lambros Malafouris (Oxford): Matter and Memory in the Mycenaean World
Silvia Ferrara (Rome/Oxford): Reading Cypro-Minoan? A pyramid of names (step 1)