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

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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)
Kristian Kristiansen (University of Gothenburg)

Call for abstract

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 15th May 2017. Further reading in the call.

Organizing committee

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

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