Montag, 14. November 2016

Talk by G. Waxenberger in Leipzig

For all, who are interested in Runology and Old Germanic Languages: On the 24th January 2017 at 18.00 Gabriele Waxenberger (LMU München) will give a talk with the title: "Die Bedeutung der Runenüberlieferung für die Vor- und Frühgeschichte germanischer Sprachen".

The talk will take place in the Beethovenstraße 15 in Leipzig (GWZ H1 4.16). The information can be found hier.

Dienstag, 8. November 2016

Conference in Odense

On 14th March 2017 at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense an international symposium on Runes and Germanic languages with the title "Runic Inscriptions and the Early History of the Germanic Languages" will take place.

The programme is:

09.45 Word of welcome

09.50 Michael Schulte (University of Agder)
          'Sievers’ Law in Germanic and Proto-Norse'

10.25 Bjarne Simmelkjær Sandgaard Hansen (University of Copenhagen)
          'Lamo talgida or talgida lamo: An Indication of a Paradigmatic Ablative in Proto-Norse?'

11.00 Simon Poulsen (University of Copenhagen)
          'ek […] wraitalaþo – the Proto-Norse Strong Pret. 1 Sg. Ending in Light of the Trollhättan II-Bracteate'

11.35 Michael Lerche Nielsen (University of Copenhagen)
          'Archaic Features in Early Viking-Age Runic Inscriptions and the Interpretation of nuRa- (Flemløse/Helnæs) and saulua-goði (Glavendrup) Revisited'

12.15 Lunch

13.15 John Hines (Cardiff University)
          'New Insights into Early Old English from Recent Anglo-Saxon Runic Finds'

13.50 Arjen P. Versloot (University of Amsterdam)
          'Runic Frisian and Proto-Frisian: The Earliest History of the Frisian Language'

14.25 Magnús Snædal (University of Iceland)
          'The Gothic (East Germanic) Runes and Runic Inscriptions: A Critical Assessment'

15.00 Coffee

15.25 Robert Nedoma (Universität Wien)
          'Südgermanische Inschriften: Voralthochdeutsch/Voraltsächsisch/Langobardisch'

16.00 David Stifter (Maynooth University)
          'The Celtic Epigraphic Evidence'

16.35 Corinna Salomon (Universität Wien)
          'Raetic and Runes: On the Relevance of North Italic Inscriptions for the Question of the Origin of the Runic Script'

17.10 Concluding session

The chairs are: Alexandra Holsting (University of Southern Denmark), Steffen Krogh (Aarhus University), Carla Falluomini (University of Perugia), Klaus Düwel (Universität Göttingen).

If you plan to attend the workshop, you should register by email <> as soon as possible and no later than 24 January 2017. There is no conference fee, but if you wish to participate in our conference dinner at 6.00 p.m., there will be an estimated charge of DKK 250 (inclusive of drinks) to be paid directly to the restaurant.

Because the attendance will be limited to a total of 40, be quick to register