Summer School 2009

The 4th Leiden Summer School in Languages and Linguistics 2009 will be held from 27 July - 7 August 2009 at the Faculty of Humanities of Leiden University.

Introduction

The 4th Leiden Summer School in Languages and Linguistics 2009 will be held from 27 July - 7 August 2009 at the Faculty of Humanities of Leiden University. The Summer School will consist of seven programmes:
- Demotic Papyrology
- Germanic
- Indo-European
- Indological
- Iranian
- Russian  
- Semitic

Prices

Tuition fee:
€450,- for 3 or 4 courses / €350,- (BA/MA/PhD students)

Reduced price for those who take only 2 courses:
€320,- / €250,- (BA/MA/PhD students)

Reduced price for those who take only 1 course:
€170,- / €130,- (BA/MA/PhD students)

Fee includes tuition, study materials, extra-curricular activities, coffee and tea during the breaks, welcome party and farewell diner.


Meals:
Lunch will be provided for an additional €50,-. Evening meals will not be included.


Accomodation:
For the accomodation see here.

Registration

The registration form can be found here.

Courses

See further Time Schedule.

The Indo-European programme:
Historical grammar of Latin (M. Weiss)
Oscan and Umbrian (M. Weiss)
Historical grammar of Sanskrit (A. Lubotsky)
Introduction to PIE phonology and morphology (M. de Vaan)
The glottalic theory (A. Lubotsky and T. Pronk)
Anatolian historical grammar (A. Kloekhorst)

The Germanic programme:
Germanic morphophonology (G. Kroonen)
Old Germanic Law (H. Nijdam)
Old Norse (A. Quak)
Old Saxon (A. Quak)

The Iranian programme:
Introduction to Old and Middle Iranian (D. Durkin-Meisterernst)
Pahlavi (D. Durkin-Meisterernst)
Introduction to Zoroastrianism (A. de Jong)

The Russian programme:
Masterclass Active Russian (L.B. Anissimova)
Masterclass on A.S. Pushkin, "Eugene Onegin" (L. Lubotsky)
Masterclass on M.A. Bulgakov, "The Master and Margarita" (L. Lubotsky)

The Indological programme:
Features of Vedic poetry (W. Knobl)
The syntax of Vedic prose (W. Knobl)
Kālidāsa, “Vikramorvaśīya” (V. Sadovski)

The Semitic programme:
Introduction to Ugaritic (A. Gianto)
Introduction to Comparative Semitic (A. Gianto)
The History of the Alphabet: An Introduction to Semitic Epigraphy (H. Gzella)
Old Aramaic (H. Gzella)

The Demotic Papyrology programme:
Introduction to the Demotic script and vocabulary (B. Muhs)
Demotic texts, formulas and genres (B. Muhs)

XIXth International Conference on Historical Linguistics

From 10 -15 August 2009, the XIXth International Conference on Historical Linguistics will be held in Nijmegen. The conference will include among others a workshop on "The origin of non-canonical subject marking in Indo-European" and on "New perspectives on Baltic, Slavic and Balto-Slavic". More information can be found on the conference website