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Linguistics Seminar

Linguistics and Philology Seminar

Indo-European Seminar

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

26 October

Juliette Blevins (Graduate Center, CUNY): Advances in Proto-Basque Reconstruction and The Proto-Indo-European-Euskarian Hypothesis

9 November

Hrach Martirosyan (Vienna): Indo-European and Iranian layers of Armenian vocabulary: the case of month names

16 November

Patrick James (Cambridge): Orthography, <ει>? Spellings in Papyri, Uncials, and Tyndale House’s The New Testament in its Original Greek

23 November

Sheila Watts (Cambridge): Being non-binary: gender assignment in Old High German



The Mycenean Seminar

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


Linear A


12 October

Sarah Finlayson: The archaeological and historical context of Linear A

Anna Judson: The nature and structure of the script and the organisation of

the documents


19 October

Roeland Decorte: Linear A, Cretan Hieroglyphic and the Arkhanes Script – a re-evaluation

Philippa Steele: Linear A and Cypro-Minoan: the context of writing


2 November

Ester Salgarella: De-structuring and re-structuring Linear A

Torsten Meißner: The Minoan Language


30 November

Experimental archaeology: Making Linear A tablets

Reading Linear A texts


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