The Split: Reconstructing Early Indo-European Language and Culture – University of Copenhagen

Forward this page to a friend Resize Print kalender-ikon Bookmark and Share

Roots of Europe > Calendar > Events (2017) > The Split: Reconstruct...

The Split: Reconstructing Early Indo-European Language and Culture

Conference on 13–15 September 2017 at the Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics, University of Copenhagen.

Invited speakers

José Luis García Ramón (CHS Washington/Harvard University)
Alwin Kloekhorst (Leiden University)
Michaël Peyrot (Leiden University)
Michael Weiss (Cornell University)
David Anthony (Hartwick College, via Skype)
Kristian Kristiansen (University of Gothenburg)

Call for abstracts

We invite papers dealing with the reconstruction of the Indo-European proto-language with a special focus on the early stages of the splitting process into individual language branches. Interdisciplinary topics combining linguistics, archeology, comparative mythology and culture are more than welcome.

Abstracts must be received by 15 May 2017. Further reading in the call.

Second circular and preliminary program

The second circular, which includes details on registration and other important information, is now available. The preliminary program is also available.

Direct link to registration.

Organizing committee

Matilde Serangeli (
Head of the project The Linguistic Origin of Europe: Word-formation and Lexicon in Anatolian and Core Indo-European

Thomas Olander (
Head of the project The Homeland: In the Footprints of the Early Indo-Europeans