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LINGUIST List 24.4667

Thu Nov 21 2013

Confs: Historical Ling, Socioling, Language Documentation, General Ling/Netherlands

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <xiyanlinguistlist.org>

Date: 21-Nov-2013
From: Anne Rose Haverkamp <a.r.haverkamphum.leidenuniv.nl>
Subject: Colloquium on the Historicity of the Franconization
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Colloquium on the Historicity of the Franconization

Date: 12-Apr-2014 - 12-Apr-2014
Location: Leiden, Netherlands
Contact: Michiel de Vaan
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.hum.leiden.edu/lucl/research/conferences/upcoming-conferences/historicity-of-the-franconization.html

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

Based on historical sources, toponyms, and linguistic variation in the dialect of the Dutch coastal provinces, Flanders, Zealand and Holland, we know that these coastal areas of the Low Countries used to be Frisian speaking in the Early Middle Ages, or rather, these dialects used to have an Ingveonic character. This colloquium aims to bring together several sub-disciplines, such as archeology, geography, history and linguistics, in order to discuss, how the Frankish, non-Inveaonic, language from the inland took over as the dominant language in the coastal provinces.

Please note that the colloquium will be mostly in Dutch.

10:00 – 10:15
Opening

10:15 – 11:00
Dr. Anthony Buccini (University of Chicago)
De Frankisering in de Lage Landen en Noord-Frankrijk: 500-1000 A.D.: Taalcontact, Herstructurering en Taalformatie

11:00 – 11:45
Dr. Dries Tys (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
De historische Franken als etnisch construct: waren ze Barbaren of Romeinen, of beide?

11:45 – 12:30
Eerste plenaire postersessie

12:30 – 13:30
Lunch

13:30 – 14:15
Tweede postersessie

14:15 – 15:00
Prof. em. dr. William TeBrake (University of Maine)
Reclamation and Franconization in Holland: Cause and Effect or Interesting Coincidence?

15:00 – 15:45
Prof. dr. Arend Quak (Universiteit Leiden)
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15:45 – 16:00
Slotwoord

16:00 – 17:00
Koffie en verdere gelegenheid tot bekijken posters



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