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International workshop on the languages of Nuristan

1.- 2. November, University of Cologne

 

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The Institute of Linguistics in Cologne invites you to the "International workshop on the languages of Nuristan" from 1st to 2nd of November.

 

Programme

Friday, 1st November
  • 8.00 - 9.00 Registration (Institute of Linguistics, Meister-Ekkerhart-Straße 7, Köln)

FIRST SESSION: THE NURISTANI LANGUAGES IN PAST AND PRESENT

  • 9:00 - 9.30 Strand, Richard F. The Nuristani languages in past and present.
  • 9.30 - 10.00 Degener, Almuth. Studies in the Nuristani langauges.
  • 10.00-11.00 Coffee break and Round-Table-Discussion: Subgrouping, language and dialect names.

SECOND SESSION: THE LINGUISTIC ENVIRONMENT: AREAL FEATURES AND CONTACT LANGUAGES

  • 11.00 - 11.30 Liljegren, Henrik. The languages of the Hindukush.
  • 11.30 - 12.00 Zoller, Claus Peter. The Nuristani languages and their position within contemporary Indo-Iranian.
  • 12.00 - 12.30 Bashir, Elena. Khowar and Kalasha: Similarities and differences in their microareal contexts.
  • 12.30 - 13.00 Wendtland, Antje. The Iranian contact languages in past and present.
  • 13.00-14.30 Lunch
  • 14.30 - 15.00 Cacopardo, Alberto M. Peristan: the Counter-Civilization of the Hindukush/ Karakorum. The state of ethnohistorical research.
  • 15.00 - 15.30 Bonmann, Svenja. Wakhi from a structural perspective.
  • 15.30 - 16.30 Coffee break and Round-Table-Discussion: Areality and language contact.

THIRD SESSION: DATA MINING: DATA, FIELDWORK, TEXT RESOURCES

  • 16.30 - 17.00 Reinöhl, Uta. Doing fieldwork in the Himalayas.
  • 17.30 - 18.00 Hawbaker, Jeremy. Fieldwork on the Shina of Nagar, Pakistan.
  • 18.30 Dinner
Saturday, 2nd November


FOURTH SESSION: DATA MINING: DATA, FIELDWORK, TEXT RESOURCES

  • 9.00 - 9.30 Kaverin, Svjatoslav. Nuristani studies and materials in Russia.
  • 9.30 - 10.00 Kölligan, Daniel. Nuristani languages digital archive at the University of Cologne.
  • 10.00 - 11.30 Coffee break and Round-Table-Discussion: Prospects on field work and
  • data archiving.

FIFTH SESSION: COMPARATIVE GRAMMAR, SUBGROUPING, EXTERNAL GENETIC RELATIONS

  • 11.30 - 12.00 Hegedűs, Irén. Reconstructing Proto-Nuristani: state of affairs.
  • 12.00 - 12.30 Kümmel, Martin. The Indo-Iranian branch of Indo-European: subgrouping and development.
  • 12.30 - 13.00 Lipp, Reiner. The Proto-Nuristani consonantism and the position of Proto-
  • Nuristani within Indo-Irannian.
  • 13.00-14.30 Lunch
  • 14.30 - 15.00 Halfmann, Jakob. Advances in the historical phonology of the Nuristani languages.
  • 15.00 - 15.30 Hübner, Denise. Advances in the Nuristani comparative grammar: inflection of nouns.
  • 15.30 - 16.30 Coffee and Round-Table-Discussion: Comparative grammar of the Nuristani languages from within and from without.

FINAL DISCUSSION: RESEARCH ON NURISTANI – STATE OF THE ART, CURRENT TASKS AND FUTURE
PROSPECTS

  • 16.30 - 17.30 Round-Table-Discussion: Agenda 2021.