Benedicte Nielsen Whitehead

Benedicte Nielsen Whitehead

External Lecturer

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Curriculum vitae for Benedicte Nielsen Whitehead

I have co-organized four international conferences, one in Cambridge and three in Copenhagen, and have been a co-editor of the subsequent proceedings of said conferences. I have published articles on Indo-European accent, laryngeal theory and derivational and compositional mophology.

  • 2014- i dag: Postdoc, Language, kin and family in prehistoric Europes- what words can tell
  • 2015-17: Initiator of and interdisciplinary summer school on the Indo-European migrations in Europe
  • 2013-14: three months' stay as a visiting scholar at the University of California Los Angeles. 
  • 2009-2014: Postdoc, Roots of Europe - language, culture and migrations at the Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics, KU
  • 2001-11: Received a PhD scholarship from the Danish Research Council; was awarded the PhD degree at the University of Leiden. Supervisors:  Dr. Torsten Meißner, Dr. James Clackson and prof. Geoff Horrocks (University of Cambridge); prof. Alexander Lubotsky (University of Leiden)
  • 2000-01: Part-time research assistant, under prof. Rosemarie Lühr, University of Jena
  • 1999: Cand.phil. in Indo-European comparative linguistics, University of Copenhagen
  • 1996-97: part-time bibliographical assistant under prof. Jost Gippert, Project TITUS, University of  Frankfurt 
  • 1990-92: Studied Indo-European comparative linguistics  for for semesters under profs. Jochem Schindler and Heiner Eichner.
  • 1987: Matricluated in Indoe-European comparative linguistic under Jens Elmegård Rasmussen, University of Copnhagen

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