[Spellyans] Confs: Historical Ling, Germanic, Insular Celtic, Italic/UK

Daniel Prohaska daniel at ryan-prohaska.com
Wed Apr 8 01:02:11 BST 2009

Hedna veu danvenys dhebm, mars yw dhe les dhewgh. Soweth, ny alla’ma mos.





A conference on languages in early Britain will be held on May 21 at the
University of 

Manchester. See details below.


If you wish to attend, you should contact the organizers ASAP.


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>Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2009 13:26:26

>From: Stephen Laker [stephen.laker at manchester.ac.uk]

>Subject: Languages of Early Britain


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>Languages of Early Britain


>Date: 21-May-2009 - 21-May-2009

>Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

>Contact: Stephen Laker

>Contact Email: stephen.laker at manchester.ac.uk

>Meeting URL: http://www.llc.manchester.ac.uk/ills/events/earlybritain/


>Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics


>Language Family(ies): Germanic; Insular Celtic; Italic

>Meeting Description:


>The University of Manchester Institute of Linguistics and Language Studies

>hosting a one-day workshop devoted to current research into the languages

>Early Britain. The event aims to foster an exchange of ideas between

>postgraduate as well as established researchers of differing

>who have a shared interest in the linguistic situation in Britain during

>Late Roman and Early Medieval periods.


>Programme (provisional)






>Katrin Thier (Oxford): 'Language and Technology: Some Examples from

>Seafaring, Germanic and Celtic'



>Philip Shaw (Sheffield): 'Hredmonað, Hlyda, Rugern: In search of

>Anglo-Saxon month-names'



>Alderik Blom (Cambridge): 'The Welsh Glosses in the Vocabularium

>Cornicum: Identification and Interpretation'






>Guto Rhys (Glasgow): 'Towards a Phonology of Northern Brittonic'



>Stephen Laker (Manchester): 'Early Brittonic Influence on English



>Peter Trudgill (Adger): 'Old English, Late British, Old Norse: What

>Really Happened?'






>Paul Russell (Cambridge): 'Latin and British in Roman and Sub-Roman

>Britain: Some Questions of Morphology'


>Anyone wishing to attend Languages of Early Britain should get in touch

>the conference organiser as soon as possible.


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