Programmes 2013

Germanic Programme

The Germanic Programme will consist of the following courses: Old English;  Historical grammar of Germanic; Historical development of Dutch


Indo-European Programme (beginners)

The Indo-European Programme for beginners will consist of the following courses: Venetic; Historical grammar of Latin; An introductory course on Sanskrit and its historical grammar; Introduction to Indo-European


Indo-European Programme (advanced)

The Indo-European Programme for advanced students will consist of the following courses: Slavic historical phonology;  Lycian; Indo-European Poetry, Ritual and Myth; The lengthened grade in Indo-European


Indological Programme

The Indological Programme will consist of the following courses: Vedic Poetry; Vedic Prose; Readings in Buddhist Sanskrit: Selected passages from the Mahāvastu; Readings in the Purāṇas: manuscripts and critical editions


Iranian Programme

The Iranian Programme will consist of the following courses: Arsacid Parthian; Inscriptional Middle Persian; Avestan; Pashto


Language Description Programme

The Language Description Programme will consist of the following courses: Tone in African Languages; Field Methods; The Art of Writing a Grammar; Phonetic Theory and Field Phonetics. All courses in this programme have a maximum of 20 participants. Places will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis.


Romance Languages Programme

The Romance Languages Programme will consist of the following courses: From Latin to Romance: Diachronic and synchronic variation in Romance; Introduction to Vulgar Latin; Documenting and describing endangered Romance Languages. In slot 2 Historical Grammar of Latin (from the Indo-European programme) can be followed.


Russian Programme

The Russian programme will consist of the following courses: Masterclass Active Russian, Masterclass Russian Literature. The programme aims at University students and graduates, interpreters and translators (e.g. students of ITV Hogeschool voor Tolken en Vertalen and registered RBTV interpreters and translators), professionals and other people having excellent command of the Russian language. 


Semitic Programme

The Semitic Programame will consist of the following courses: Introduction to Northwest Semitic Languages; The Joy of Biblical Hebrew Poetry; Introduction to Ancient North Arabian


Evening Programme

In the evening, there will be a series of lectures given by the teachers of the Summer School. These are intended for a general public and can be followed by all participants or others interested in the subject.