International Workshop "Bantu in Contact with non-Bantu"

Date / Time / Place

Thu 27 Jun 2019 10:30‐17:00
Fri 28 Jun 2019 10:30‐17:15
Place: ILCAA Multimedia Seminar Room (306), 3F, ILCAA(Asahicho3-11-1, Fuchu-shi, Tokyo,183-8534)
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June 27th
10:30-10:45 Welcome and opening comments
10:45-11:45 Maarten Mous (Leiden University) “A thousand years of Bantu-Cushitic contact”
12:00-13:00 Chrispina Alphonce (University of Dodoma) “The attitude of speakers of Southern Cushitic languages of Tanzania”
14:00-15:00 Hannah Gibson (University of Essex) “Language contact in East African Bantu: disentangling internal and external processes of change”
15:15-16:15 Andrew Harvey (ILCAA Junior Fellow, Post-doctoral fellow JSPS) “Preverbal particles in Ihanzu”
16:15-17:00 General discussion

June 28th
10:30-10:45 Welcome and quick opening discussion
10:45-11:45 Lutz Marten (SOAS, University of London) “Language contact: centre and periphery”
12:00-13:00 Hilde Gunnink (Ghent University) “Bantu-Khoisan language contact in Southern Africa”
14:00-15:00 Daisuke SHINAGAWA (ILCAA) “Where Chaga differs from typical Eastern Bantu: possible influence from contact with non-Bantu?”
15:15-16:15 Chrispina Alphonce (University of Dodoma) “The influence of Bantu-Southern Cushitic contact in numeral systems”
16:15-17:00 General discussion
17:00-17:15 Closing remarks


Language: English
No pre-registration is needed.

Organized by

Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science3” (LingDy3)

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