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Linguistics Seminar


The Linguistics Research Seminar as well as the Mycenaean Seminars will take place on Wednesdays between 16:30 and 18:00 in room 1.11.                       


29 January

 Nick Zair (Cambridge)

What Would Catullus Do? Epigraphic Evidence for Manuscript Spelling


12 February

Daniel Harbour (Queen Mary)

The Rise of Vowel Writing and the Transmission of Writing Within and Beyond Afroasiatic


19 February (held over from 4 December)

Antonia Ruppel (Oxford)

Causatives in Sanskrit


11 March 

Hilla Halla-aho (Helsinki)

Left Dislocation




Mycenaean Seminar

Tea served from 16.15


5 February

Brent Davis (University of Melbourne)

New Comparative Syllabotactic Analyses of Aegean Scripts: Interim Results


26 February - Thomas Gray Room, second court, Pembroke College

Marina Fernández Monterrubio (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Non-Greek Theonyms on Crete: the case of pi-pi-tu-na, Diktynna and Britomartis


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Building Closure

Mar 20, 2020

The Faculty Building is closed from 5 pm on Friday 20 March until further notice.

Coronavirus guidance

Feb 06, 2020

A link to the College and University guidance on the Coronavirus is available here

CREWS: Visiting Fellowship focused on the study of ancient writing systems

Jan 22, 2020

Details of how to apply for this Visiting Fellowship are now available online. The deadline for applications is 5pm GMT on Monday, 17th February 2020

Ted Kenney

Jan 02, 2020

The Faculty is very sorry to have to report the death, aged 95, of Ted Kenney, Kennedy Professor of Latin (from 1974 to 1982), on December 23rd 2019.

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