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Sat Mar 19 2011

Confs: Historical Linguistics/Italy

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        1.     Silvia Luraghi , Historical-Comparative Linguistics in the 21st Century

Message 1: Historical-Comparative Linguistics in the 21st Century
Date: 17-Mar-2011
From: Silvia Luraghi <luraghiunipv.it>
Subject: Historical-Comparative Linguistics in the 21st Century
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Historical-Comparative Linguistics in the 21st Century

Date: 22-Sep-2011 - 25-Sep-2011
Location: Pavia, Italy
Contact: Silvia Luraghi
Contact Email: luraghiunipv.it
Meeting URL: http://lettere.unipv.it/diplinguistica/convegni.php

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Humboldt-Kolleg
Historical-Comparative Linguistics in the 21st Century
Die vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft im 21. Jahrhundert

Pavia, 22-25 September 2011
22 September
Pre-opening session
15.20-15.40 Alessandra Caviglia 'New perspectives: Introduction to the
poster session'
15.45 -16.45 Poster Session organized by Alessandra Caviglia
16.45-17.15 Break

Session 1.
17.15 Elisabetta Jezek - Introduction: Quantitative methods and corpora
17.30 Michael Cysouw, München, 'Quantitative approaches to the
reconstruction of meaning change'
18.00 Dag Haug, Oslo, 'Prodrop in the New Testament - a comparative view
on Greek, Latin, Gothic, Armenian and Old Church Slavonic'

23 September
9.00 Official opening and opening address
10.30 Rosemarie Lühr, Jena, President of the Indogermanische
Gesellschaft,
'Zur Rekonstruktion der indogermanischen Syntax heute'

Session 2.
15.15 Elisabeth Rieken, Marburg, 'Neue Wege und Irrwege in der
indogermanistischen Forschung'
15.45 Gerd Carling, Uppsala 'Structural typology and the role of historical
linguistics - towards a synthesis'
16.15 Mate Kapovi?, Zagreb, 'Historical-Comparative and Variationist
Linguistics'

Session 3.
14.30 Pierluigi Cuzzolin, Bergamo - Introduction: Reconstructing alignment
in PIE
14.40 Leonid Kulikov, Leiden, 'Transitivity and labile syntax in Proto-Indo-
European: A diachronic typological approach'
15.10 Ranko Matasovic, Zagreb, 'The re-evaluation of the evidence for PIE
as a language with active clause alignment'
15.40 Ilya Yakubovich, Moscow State University, 'Privative ergativity in
Hittite'
16.10 Discussion

Session 4.
17.00 Antonio Loprieno, Basel, 'On the typology of focus in Egyptian'
17.30 Michael Daniel, Moskow State University 'Temporary recipient in East
Caucasian'
18.00 Elena Skribnik, München, 'South Siberian Turkic languages: some
instances of past language contacts'

24 September
Session 5.
9.00 Tijmen Pronk, Zagreb, 'Slavic words denoting emotions and their Indo-
European origin'
9.30 Matthias Urban, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology,
Leipzig, 'Semantic Change and the Methodology of Semantic
Reconstruction'
10.00 Paola Dardano, Siena Stranieri, 'Anatolischer Wortschatz und
Phraseologie: Ererbtes und fremde Einflüsse'

Session 6.
11.00 Livio Gaeta, Napoli Federico II, 'On evolutive and adaptive change:
Historical-comparative linguistics and the origin of language'
11.30 Maria Napoli, Siena Stranieri, 'The Indo-European Verb in the 21st
Century. On the category of Aspect'

Session 7.
15.00 Pietro Dini, Pisa, 'Philologisches und Linguistisches am Beispiel der
Übersetzungen ins Altpreussische'
15.30 Daniel Petit, École Normale Supérieure Paris, 'On indefinite pronouns
in the Baltic languages'

Session 8.
16.30 Egle Mocciaro, Palermo 'Agency and agentive prepositions in Late
Latin',
17.00 Luisa Brucale, Palermo 'Manner of motion verbs in Latin'

25 September
Session 9.
9.00 Luz Conti, Madrid Autónoma, 'Temporal and conjunctive Adverbs in
Ancient Greek: A historical overview'
9.30 Stefanie Fauconnier, Leuven, 'Ancient Greek relative clauses from a
typological perspective'
10.00 César Ruiz, Madrid Complutense, 'Productivity and language corpus'
10.30-11.00 Break
11.00 Round table hosted by Davide Ricca, Torino
12.30 Silvia Luraghi, Pavia - Conclusions

Contacts:
Silvia Luraghi silvia.luraghiunipv.it
Giorgio Iemmolo giorgio.iemmolounipv.it
Poster session:
Alessandra Caviglia alessandra.cavigliagmail.com





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