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The Sound of Indo-European 4

Phonetics, phonemics, and morphophonemics

01. - 03. April 2020, University of Cologne

Die Tagung "The Sound of Indo-European 4" wurde wegen Covid-19 verschoben. Bei Fragen kontaktieren Sie bitte Michael Frotscher (michael.frotscher[at]uni-koeln.de) oder SoIE-conference[at]uni-koeln.de.
Die neuen Daten der Veranstaltung werden demnächst angekündigt.

The "The Sound of Indo-European 4" is postponed due to Covid-19. For questions and assistance please contact Michael Frotscher (michael.frotscher[at]uni-koeln.de) or SoIE-conference[at]uni-koeln.de.
New conference dates will be announced as soon as possible.

We are happy to announce the 4th installment of Sound of Indo-European (SoIE). After a five-year hiatus and three successful conferences (Copenhagen 2009, Opava 2010 & 2014) SoIE will be hosted for the first time at the University of Cologne, 1-3 April 2020.

The CfP process is now complete (see the original Call for papers here). However, registration for the conference is still open for attendance without a paper. Participation at SoIE 4 is entirely free of charge. Please note, however, that the conference dinner must be paid by the participants themselves.

The conference will take place immediately following the Indogermanisches Forschungskolloquium (FoKo) / Indo-European Research Colloquium (IERC), 30-31 March 2020 in Cologne.

Please use the registration form below. Note, that participants of the IERC 6 have to register independently.

Registration

 

Programme

Keynote Speakers

Martin Kümmel (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena)
Melanie Malzahn (Universität Wien)
Thomas Olander (Københavns Universitet)
Peter Schrijver (Universiteit Utrecht)
Paul Widmer (Universität Zürich)

 

Wednesday, April 1st 2020

09:00

Registration

10:00

– Invited Talk –

A Forgotten Alternative to Saussure's Mémoire: Osthoff's Tale of Two Zero Grades (Melanie MALZAHN)

11:00

Aspiration in stops from the Greek outcome of Indo-European clusters of sibilant + stop (Andrea SANTAMARIA)

11:30

Aspiration und prothetisches Epsilon im Griechischen (Simon FRIES)

12:00

Lunch

14:00

– Invited Talk – 

Laryngeal colouring in Indo-European? (Thomas OLANDER)

15:00

Palatalization of labials in Ancient Greek and beyond (Lukas KAHL)

15:30

Did Proto-Indo-European have initial *r?  (Michele BIANCONI)

16:00

Coffee Break

16:30

Monophthongization of -Vu̯ - before labial in Greek (Tore Rovs KRISTOFFERSEN)

17:00

Vowel Prothesis in Greek as an Alternative to some word-initial Laryngeals (David HERTING)

17:30

Germanisches Stabreimkorpus (Olga OLINA/ Angelo PAPENHOFF)

18:00

Hereditary Mobility (Hannes FELLNER)

 

Thursday, April 2nd 2020

09:30

– Invited Talk –

So-called common innovations and their use in establishing relative chronologies of sound change (Peter SCHRIKVER)

10:30

The Kelabit voiced aspirates and the aspirates of Proto-Indo-European (Dariusz PIWOWARCZYK)

11:00

The alternation between *d and *h1 in Proto-Indo-European: is there any? (Ranko MATASOVIĆ)

11:30

Tocharian Epenthesis and Syllabification (Bernhard KOLLER)

12:00

Lunch

14:00

– Invited Talk –

Indoiranisch, Anatolisch und die Rekonstruktion der urindoeuropäischen Konsonanten (Martin KÜMMEL)

15:00

The development of the clusters “palatovelar” plosive + t/dh/s in Indo-Iranian (Ondřej ŠEFČÍK)

15:30

Retroflexion in Nuristani and Indo-Aryan (Jakob HALFMANN)

16:00

Coffee Break

16:30

Accent or intonation? The vocative in Vedic and elsewhere (Götz KEYDANA)

17:00

Is the auxiliary of the Vedic periphrastic perfect really enclitic? (Máté ITTZÉS)

17:30

The morphology of monosyllabic nouns in Latin (Benedicte NIELSEN WHITEHEAD)

 

Friday, April 3rd 2020

09:30

– Invited Talk –

An approach to phonetic reconstruction (Paul WIDMER)

10:30

Acoustic Reconstruction: using modern data to extrapolate back to audible ancestral forms (Joseph RHYNE)

11:00

Sound Symbolism in Proto-Indo-European? (Roland POOTH)

11:30

Albanian between Centum and Satem: The development of thorn clusters with labiovelar (Adam HYLLESTED)

12:00

Lunch

14:00

Assymmetry in historical phonology – the case of Armenian Ti-clusters (Birgit OLSEN)

14:30

In search of an Armenian “Verschärfung”: Arm. êǰ ‘came down’, Gothic iddja ‘went’ and the Arm. subjunctives in -ǰ- (Oliver PLÖTZ)

15:00

Northwest Germanic *mapul(a)- and Southwest Slavic *maklenъ "maple" (Václav BLAŽEK)

15:30

Ein westgermanisches Substrat im Urslavischen? (Eugen HILL)

16:00

Coffee Break

16:30

Slavic volja-type substantives and the origin of West Slavic length (Roman SUKAČ, Ondřej ŠEFČÍK)

17:00

The origin of invariable prefix stress patterns in Baltic and Slavic (Marek MAJER)

17:30

A historical investigation on ia-presents in Baltic: the semantics and morphological patterns (Yoko YAMAZAKI)