12–14.10.2023 — Conference “Synchronic and diachronic issues of Postclassical Greek”, co-organised by Prof. Dr. Daniel Kölligan
Prof. Dr. Daniel Kölligan co-organises the conference “Synchronic and diachronic issues of Postclassical Greek” (TCGLL1 — Trends in Classics — Greek & Latin Linguistics 1), which will take place from 12. to 14.10.2023 at the University of Thessaloniki.
21.09.2023 – New Indo-European language discovered!
An excavation in Turkey has brought to light an unknown Indo-European language. Professor Daniel Schwemer, an expert for the ancient near east from Würzburg, is involved in investigating the discovery.
12-14.09.2023 – Würzburg Chair at the Cologne Working Conference of the Indo-Germanic Society
The Würzburg Chair is well represented at the next working conference of the Indo-Germanic Society from 12.09 to 14.09 at the University of Cologne: Prof. Dr. Daniel Kölligan on "The development of the Middle Armenian present tense marker kow", Jan-Niklas Linnemeier on " PIE analogies that just don't work" and Natalie Korobzow on "The significance of open data in Historical-Comparative Linguistics."
04.09.2023 – Prof. Dr. Daniel Kölligan at the 26th International Conference on Historical Linguistics
At the 26th International Conference on Historical Linguistics at the University of Heidelberg (from 04 to 08.09.2023), Prof. Dr. Daniel Kölliganhosts a workshop on "Conceptual metaphors in a comparative and diachronic perspective" together with Dr. Lucien van Beek.
01.09.2023 — Würzburg PhD student at Conference for Scandinavian Studies
On 01.09.2023 the Würzburg PhD student Gudrun Samberger will give a lecture at the 18th Interregional Conference for PhD students in Scandinavian Studies (from 01 to 02 Sept. 2023).
30-31.08.2023 - Prof. Dr. Daniel Kölligan at the 56th annual meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea
At the 56th annual meeting of the SLE, Prof. Dr Daniel Kölligan will speak on "Translation as diagnostics" on 30.08.2023 and on 31.08.2023 together with Prof. Dr Martin Kümmel and Prof. Dr Paul Widmer on "Hypoanalysis as a distinct type of language change (and certain futures as paradigm cases)."
25.08.2023 — Cologne research group presents on its decipherment of the 'unknown Kushana script'
On 25.08.2023, Svenja Bonmann, Jakob Halfmann and Würzburg staff member Natalie Korobzow will give a lecture on "A partial decipherment of the 'unknown Kushan script'" at the 10th European Conference of Iranian Studies (ECIS).
17.07.2023 - Cologne research group deciphers the 'unknown Kushana script'
Svenja Bonmann, Jakob Halfmann and Natalie Korobzow from Würzburg have succeeded in deciphering the so-called 'unknown Kushana script', which has puzzled researchers for over seventy years.
17.–26.07.2023 — Prof. Dr. Éric Dieu teaches at summer school
From 17 to 26 July 2023, Prof. Dr. Éric Dieu Hettisch will be teaching at the summer school "Académie des langues anciennes" - Campus de Pau, France.
28.06.2023 – DFG approves research group MagEIA
The German Research Foundation (DFG) funds the collegiate research group "MagEIA: Magic between Interweaving, Interaction and Analogy - Center for the Study of Traditions of Magical Texts of Western Asia and the Eastern Mediterranean in Antiquity", in which Prof. Dr. Daniel Kölligan is involved.
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23.06.2023 – Prof. Dr. Daniel Kölligan on "Dominicans and Unitors in Medieval Armenia"
At the digitaler Augustinus-Studientag 2023 zu "Augustinus und dem Osten" at 3.15 pm, Prof. Dr. Daniel Kölligan will give a talk about "Dominicans and Unitors in Medieval Armenia."
21.06.2023 – Würzburger PhD student at the 22nd International Colloquium for Latin Linguistics
At the 22nd International Colloquium for Latin Linguistics (ICLL 2023), Thiago Venturott will give a talk about "XII-Tab. 8,8a fruges excantāre 'sing crops away' and other unselected resultatives in Latin."
02.06.2023 - Würzburg doctoral student on translation technique in the Armenian Alexander Romance
At the conference Translating Byzantium and Byzantium Translating at the University of Vienna, Rok Kuntner will give a talk about "Translation Technique in the Armenian Version of the Alexander Romance."
18.05.2023 – Würzburg Chair of Comparative Philology at the PaVeDa Workshop
At the Pa(via)Ve(rbs)Da(tabase) Workshop the Würzburg Chair of Comparative Philology is well represented: Dr. Petr Kocharov on Classical Armenian, Dr. Giuseppina di Bartolo (Köln), Prof. Dr. Daniel Kölligan, Ulrich Geupel and Thiago Venturott on Postclassical Greek.
13.05.2023 – Prof. Dr. Daniel Kölligan at the Round-Table "Past, Present, and Future of Historical Linguistics"
Prof. Dr. Daniel Kölligan takes part as President of the Society for Indo-European Studies at the Round-Table "Past, Present, and Future of Historical Linguistics", University of Oxford. Humanities Forward.
11.–12.05.2023 – Prof. Dr. Daniel Kölligan on Syro-Armenian language contact
Prof. Dr. Daniel Kölligan gives a talk on "Notes on Syro-Armenian language contact" at the conference Languages and Cultures in Contact in the Ancient Mediterranean, University of Verona, 11–12 May 2023.
26.–28.04.2023 – Würzbuger PhD students at the 7th Indo-European Research Colloquium
14.03.2023 — Prix Alfred Croiset goes to Prof. Dr. Éric Dieu
The Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres (Institut de France, Paris, France) awards Prof. Dr. Éric Dieu the Prix Alfred Croiset — an annual prize "awarded to a work or series of works devoted to the study of ancient Greek language and literature" (« décerné à un ouvrage ou à un ensemble d'ouvrages relatifs à l'étude de la langue et de la littérature grecques anciennes ») — for his work Traité d'accentuation grecque, published in 2022 in the series Innsbrucker Beiträge zur Sprachwissenschaft. The award ceremony will take place on 24th November 2023. The work was written within Prof. Dieu's Humboldt Fellowship at the JMU Würzburg. More information on his research can be found here.
16.12.2022 — DFG approves further research project at the Chair of Comparative Philology
The German Research Foundation (DFG) will fund a project by Dr Petr Kocharov at the Chair of Comparative Philology entitled "Classical Armenian Valency Lexicon (CAVAL)" from next year. It will create a corpus-based valency lexicon of Old Armenian verbs and make it digitally available. Further details can be found here.
29.06.2022 — Research
The results of Dr Jeong-Soo Kim's research project Atharvavedasaṃhitā der Śaunakaśākhā : Eine neue Edition unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Parallelstellen der Paippalādasaṃhitā (2022), which were previously only available on the chair's homepage, have now been published on the server of the UB würzburg and thus made permanently accessible.
09.05.2022 — Teaching
The lecture given by Prof. Dr. Daniel Kölligan on 12 April 2022 at the Federal Congress of the Association of Classical Philologists is now available on Youtube: Iuppiter, Zeus und unregelmäßige Verben.
27.04.2022 — Research
Some presentations from the workshop The Lexicon-Grammar Interface in the Synchrony and Diachrony of Armenian, held on 04-05 April 2022, are now available online.
03.03.2022 — Research
Heinrich Hettrich's Materialien zu einer Kasussyntax des R̥gveda (2007), which were previously only available on the chair's homepage, have now been published on the server of the Würzburg University Library and thus made permanently accessible.