Previous Events

  • TALK: Hessel Visser (SIL International)
    13. Mai, 16:00
    Zoom Webinar
    Title: Naro PGNs: new perspectives
  • TALK: Hilde Gunnink (Ghent University)
    29. Apr., 16:00
    Webinar
    Title: The genealogical classification of Southern Bantu languages and its implications for population history Part 2 of a special 2-part webinar with Koen Bostoen
  • TALK: Koen Bostoen (Ghent University)
    22. Apr., 16:00
    Webinar
    Title: Spread-over-spread events in Bantu language history: New cross-disciplinary insights from Central Africa Part 1 of a special 2-part webinar with Hilde Gunnink
  • TALK: Thembi Russell (University of the Witwatersrand)
    18. März, 15:00
    Webinar
    The arrival of livestock to southern Africa – an archaeologist’s perspective
  • READING CIRCLE: Phoneme inventory size and the transition from monoplanar to dually patterned speech
    25. Feb., 16:00
    Zoom webinar
    We will be discussing: Fleming, Luke (2017) 'Phoneme inventory size and the transition from monoplanar to dually patterned speech'. Journal of Language Evolution 2017, 52–66.
  • TALK: Camilla Christie (PhD Candidate, Rhodes University)
    18. Feb., 14:00 MEZ
    Zoom talk
    Title: Click Loan in Namaqualand Afrikaans.
  • TALK: George Starostin (Russian State University for the Humanities)
    04. Feb., 14:00
    Zoom talk
    Title: Lexicostatistical approach to the Khoisan problem: achievements and perspectives
  • READING CIRCLE: Click Phonology
    28. Jan., 14:00
    Zoom talk
    We will be discussing: William Bennett. 2020. Click phonology. In Sands, Bonny (ed.), Click consonants. (Empirical approaches to linguistic theory, 15). Leiden: Brill.
  • TALK: Martin Mössmer (MA Candidate, University of Cape Town)
    21. Jan., 14:00
    Zoom talk
    Title: A Slow Death: Language contact and phonetic change in Xri.
  • TALK: Judith Westerveld (Visual Artist, Amsterdam)
    17. Dez. 2020, 14:00
    Zoom talk
    Title: Kulimatji: A film with storyteller Kapilolo Mahongo and rapper/musician Baka Jashula (aka Obrigado) on storytelling and the preservation of the !Xun language.
  • TALK: Alan Barnard (University of Edinburgh)
    10. Dez. 2020, 14:00
    Zoom talk
    Title: Prehistoric languages of the Kalahari: a speculative treatment of language in the tiny multilingual communities of the Kalahari over the centuries
  • TBC
    03. Dez. 2020, 15:00 MEZ
    Zoom talk
    Title: TBC
  • TALK: Andy Chebanne (University of Botswana)
    26. Nov. 2020, 14:00
    Zoom talk
    Title: Literacy classes for Khoisan languages in Botswana schools: the time has come.
  • READING CIRCLE: Interpretations of San Ethnicity and Identity in Namibia
    19. Nov. 2020, 14:00
    Zoom talk
    We will be discussing: Hays, Jennifer. 2019. Interpretations of San Ethnicity and Identity in Namibia: Two Ethnographic Accounts.
  • TALK: Tom Güldemann (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
    12. Nov. 2020, 14:00 MEZ
    Zoom Talk
    Title: Toward a subclassification of the ǃUi branch of Tuu
  • TALK: Hilde Gunnink (Ghent University)
    29. Okt. 2020, 14:00 MEZ
    Zoom Talk
    Title: Khoisan influence in the Tjhauba variety of Kgalagadi
  • READING CIRCLE: Differential object marking
    22. Okt. 2020, 14:00 MESZ
    Online
    We will be discussing: Emergence of optional accusative case marking in Khoe languages (McGregor 2018) available for download via the Resources page.
  • TALK: Anne-Maria Fehn (CIBIO-InBIO, Universidade do Porto)
    15. Okt. 2020, 14:00 MESZ
    Zoom talk
    Title: Towards a reconstruction of Proto Khoe-Kwadi: the challenges (and benefits!) of applying the historical-comparative method to archival data