Indo-European matters

Who, what, where and when

Four papers on comparative linguistics, etymology, and mythology.

This event will take place on 9 October 2009 at 2:15-5:30 PM at the University of Copenhagen at Amager (KUA), room 23.0.49. It will be held in English.

Organizer: Roots of Europe.

Everybody is welcome.

Short description of the topic

On the occasion of the first, annual visit (8-11 October 2009) of Roots of Europe's advisory board, the six board members have been encouraged to give a talk on their latest discoveries while being in Copenhagen. Some of them accepted the invitation: 

  • 14:15-15:00: Greek ὀπυίω and its digamma
    by Professor Joshua Katz, Princeton University

  • 15:00-15:45: The origin of the Umbrian perfect in -nś-
    by Professor Andreas Willi, University of Oxford

  • 15:45-16:00: Coffee break

  • 16:00-16:45: The name of Thebes
    by Professor Michael Janda, University of Münster

  • 16:45-17:30: PIE (h1)eu̯h1-dʰ- ‘excrete liquid' and Russ. Dial. udut
    by Professor Brent Vine, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

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