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Conference | Workshop EUROLITHIC

Sub-Indo-European Europe: Problems, Methods and Evidence

Monday 30 August 2021 - Tuesday 31 August 2021
Leiden University

The ERC funded EUROLITHIC project led by Guus Kroonen is organizing a workshop on the evidence for prehistoric language contact in multiple Indo-European linguistic subgroups.

Monday 30 August: First Day of Talks

Time Description
9:30-10:00 Coffee


Start Session 1
Chair: Rasmus Thorsø
10:00-10:30 Guus Kroonen
10:30-11:00 Ante Aikio
The Layers of Substrate Vocabulary in Western Uralic
11:00-11:30 Anthony Jakob
Three Pre-Balto-Slavic Bird Names, or A More Austere Take on Oštir
  End Session 1
11:30-12:00 Discussion / Brainstorming
12:00-14:00 Lunch Break
  Start Session 2
Chair: Andrew Wigman
14:00-14:30 Paulus van Sluis
A Catalogue of Substrate Alternations in Celtic
14:30-15:00 Anders Jørgensen
A Possible Substrate Feature in Some Celtic and Gallo-Romance Bird Names
15:00-15:30 David Stifter
Prehistoric Layers of Loanwords in Old Irish
  End Session 2
15:30-16:00 Coffee
  Start Session 3
Chair: Paulus van Sluis
16:00-16:30 Maarten Kossmann
Berber and the Mediterranean Substratum
16:30-17:00 Cid Swanenvleugel
Palaeo-Sardinian: a Case-Study in Substrate Methodology
17:00-17:30 Andrew Wigman
It’s not all Greek to Me: the Unclassified Substrate Lexicon in Latin
  End Session 3
17:30-18:00 Discussion / Brainstorming

Tuesday 31 August: Second Day of Talks

Time Description
9:30-10:00 Coffee
  Start Session 4
Chair: Lotte Meester
10:00-10:30 Hrach Martirosyan
Lexical Agreements between Armenian and Balto-Slavic in the Domain of the Physical World
10:30-11:00 Rasmus Thorsø
Aspects of the European Substrata in Armenian
11:00-11:30 Zsolt Simon
Indo-European Substrates from an Anatolian Point of View: Methods, Problems, and Case Studies
  End Session 4
11:30-12:00 Discussion / Brainstorming
12:00-14:00 Lunch Break
  Start Session 5
Chair: Anthony Jakob
14:00-14:30 Lotte Meester
Substrate Stratification: an Argument Against the Unity of Pre-Greek
14:30-15:00 Corinna Leschber
Preliminary Work on a Mediterranean Thesaurus: Phonetic Features of the Lexicon
15:00-15:30 Ranko Matasović
Proto-Slavic Tree Names of Substratum Origin
  End Session 5
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
  Start Session 6
Chair: Cid Swanenvleugel
16:00-16:30 Peter Schrijver
East Caucasian Connections of the Language of the First European Farmers and the Origin of the Word for ‘Camel’
16:30-17:00 Chair: Guus Kroonen
Group Debate: Results, New Questions and Perspectives

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It is possible to attend the workshop online by registering here no later than August 27, 2021. Online participation is free of cost.

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