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Funeral service for Jens Elmegård Rasmussen
The service will be held at 1.30 PM on Tuesday 28 May at Allehelgens Kirke, Ungarnsgade 43, 2300 Copenhagen S
Jens Elmegård Rasmussen 15 March 1944 - 15 May 2013
On 15 May, our research group was greatly saddened by the passing of our project leader, Jens Elmegård Rasmussen.
The video recordings from 'Tracing the Indo-Europeans: Origin and migration' are now available online.
Benedicte Nielsen Whitehead has succesfully defended her Ph.d. dissertation in Leiden 26 April 2012
26 April 2012 Benedicte Nielsen Whitehead defended her Ph.d. thesis on pickpocket compounds from Latin to Romance at the University of Leiden.
The sound of Indo-European – phonetics, phonemics, and morphophonemics has recently been published at the Museum Tusculanum Press.
Etymology and the European Lexicon: Call for Papers
We are pleased to announce that the 14th Congress (Fachtagung) of the Indogermanische Gesellschaft / Society for Indo-European Studies / Société des Études Indo-Européennes will be held in Copenhagen from Monday 17 to Saturday 22 September 2012, and will be hosted by Roots of Europe at the University of Copenhagen.
Please continue reading to find details of submissions of papers to be considered for the congress.
Bjarne Sandgaard Hansen appointed as Ph.D. fellow
As of 1 September 2010, Bjarne Sandgaard Hansen has been appointed as a Ph.D. fellow at Roots of Europe.
Guus Kroonen new postdoctorial scholar
As of 1 December 2010, Guus Kroonen is a postdoctoral scholar at Roots of Europe.
Roots of Europe gets deputy head of centre
As of 1 July 2010, associate professor, DPhil Birgit Anette Rasmussen (Olsen) has been appointed deputy head of centre at Roots of Europe.
Oliver Simkin new postdoctoral scholar
As of 1 July 2010, Oliver Simkin is a postdoctoral scholar at Roots of Europe.
New features on the homepage
Roots of Europe's homepage has recently been enriched with some new features.
Postponement of block seminar
Benedicte Nielsen's block seminar on nominal composition has been postponed to the autumn term.
Adam Hyllested appointed as Ph.D. fellow
As of 1 February 2009, Adam Hyllested has been appointed as a Ph.D. fellow within Roots of Europe.
Jenny Larsson assigned ass. prof. at Stockhom University
Ph.D. Jenny Helena Larsson has been assigned associate professor of Baltic languages at the University of Stockholm as from the beginning of 2009.
Report from guest lecture and opening reception
On 5 September 2008, the opening of the centre was marked officially by a celebratory guest lecture by one of the centre's external members, Ph.D. George Hinge of the Institute of Language, Literature and Culture, University of Aarhus. The title of the lecture was: Sproghistorie og identitet: Lingvistiske glans- og trusselsbilleder.
Following the lecture, an opening reception was held. Speeches were given by the Rector of the University of Copenhagen, Ralf Hemmingsen and Jens Elmegård Rasmussen among others.
The deadline for registration of participation in the international conference The Sound of Indo-European - phonetics, phonemics, and morphophonemics is 1 December 2008.
Therefore, please remember to register soon by submitting a working title. You are reuqested to use the application form situated at the conference homepage.
Change of hours of Jenny Helena Larsson's block seminar
The scheduled hours of Jenny Helena Larsson's block seminar entitled Introduction to Lithanian/Baltic language and its history have been changed.
The homepage of the research project Roots of Europe - Language, Culture, and Migrations has now been finished and made available for the public at the URL http://rootsofeurope.ku.dk/ (Danish version).
A new research project is launched
Launching of the research project Roots of Europe - Language, Culture, and Migrations.