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Dr. Svenja Bonmann

Historisch-Vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft
Institut für Linguistik

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E-Mail: svenja.bonmann[at]uni-koeln[dot]de



September 2024

  • Bonmann, Svenja. Historical-Comparative Linguistics and the Decipherment of Ancient Scripts, Invited talk, INSCRIBE at the Roots of Writing, 11.–13. September 2024, Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italien.
  • Bonmann, Svenja. The pervasive effect of Central Asian substrate languages on Sogdian, Bactrian and Choresmian. XVII. Fachtagung der Indogermanischen Gesellschaft, 9.–12. September 2024, Universität Basel, Basel, Schweiz.

August 2024

  • Eugen Hill, Simon Fries, Laura Günther, Natalie Korobzow and Svenja Bonmann. How to leave the linguistic orphanage: Ket and its Siberian family. 57th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, 21.–24. August 2024, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finnland.


  • Bonmann, Svenja, Jakob Halfmann, Natalie Korobzow. Multilingualism in Central Asia: What “Afghanistan’s Rosetta Stone“ can tell us about peoples and cultures in the Kushan Empire. 5th Conference of the Hellenistic Central Asia Research Network, Université Paris-Nanterre, 21st-23rd of March, 2024.
  • Bonmann, Svenja, Jakob Halfmann & Natalie Korobzow. 2023. Deciphering the Unknown Kushan Script | Sprachwissenschaftliches Seminar, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (Invited talk)
  • Bonmann, Svenja, Jakob Halfmann & Natalie Korobzow. 2023. A First Look at a New Language of the Kushan Empire – The Decipherment of the Dašt-I Nāwur Trilingual, 37th South Asian Languages Analysis Roundtable (SALA 37) | Ca' Foscari University of Venice
  • Halfmann, Jakob, Svenja Bonmann, Natalie Korobzow & Simon Fries. 2023. A new look at the Bactrian part of the Dašt-i Nāwur trilingual, International Scientific Symposium “Takht-i Sangin as an Example of the Synthesis of the Civilizations of East and West”, Dedicated to the 2500th anniversary of the site of Takht-i Sangin | A. Donish Institute of History, Archeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan
  • Bonmann, Svenja. 2023. The good, the bad and the ugly: the sound change PIE *oiHC > Proto-Italic *āC, paradigmatic leveling, and the thematic optative in Italic, Lautwandel und morphologische Analogie (IG-AT2023) | Universität zu Köln
  • Bonmann, Svenja, Simon Fries, Laura Günther, Natalie Korobzow, Eugen Hill. 2023. Towards a New Reconstruction of the Proto-Yeniseian Sound System, 26th International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL 26) | Universität Heidelberg
  • Bonmann, Svenja, Jakob Halfmann & Natalie Korobzow. 2023. A Partial Decipherment of the Unknown Kushan Script, Tenth European Conference of Iranian Studies (ECIS 10) | Universiteit Leiden
  • Bonmann, Svenja, Jakob Halfmann & Natalie Korobzow. 2023. A Partial Decipherment of the Unknown Kushan Script, International Scientific Work Seminar on the topic “Discovery of the Almosi Inscriptions and Their Positions among the Ancient Scripts of Central Asia”, Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan
  • Bonmann, Svenja. 2022. Word-internal “thorn” clusters and the dative singular of the PIE 1st person pronoun, 6th Indo-European research Colloquium | University of Cologne / Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History
  • Bonmann, Svenja. 2019. Waxi from a structural perspective, International workshop on the languages of Nuristan | University of Cologne
  • Bonmann, Svenja. 2018. The Evolution of Noun Phrases in Indo-Iranian: Empirical Foundations and Theoretical Modelling, Days of Swiss Linguistics 2018 | Universität Bern
  • Bonmann, Svenja. 2018. Die Frage der engeren Verwandtschaft des Venetischen, 4th Indo-European Research Colloquium | University of Zurich