CIDRAL public lecture and masterclass: Ruins and Beyond – 1 April (University of Manchester)

CIDRAL public lecture and masterclass: Ruins and Beyond
Lecture: Tues 1st April 5pm, John Casken LT, Martin Harris Arts Centre.
Professor Paul Heggarty (Linguistics, Max Plank Institute, University of Leipzig):

‘Ruins and Beyond: Converging Archaeology, Genes and Language, For a Richer Tale of Our Origins’

The masterclass will be a dialogue between Linguistics, Archaeology and the Life Sciences with Paul Heggarty (Lingustics), Stuart Campbell (Archaeology) and Terry Brown (Biotechnology, Faculty of Life Sciences).

This will take place in Roscoe 2.10 at 11am-13pm.

Readings for the seminar are as follows:

1. Heggarty, P., & Beresford-Jones, D.G. 2014a. Farming-language dispersals (1): principles. In C. Smith (ed) Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology, 2739-2749. New York: Springer.

2. Heggarty, P., & Beresford-Jones, D.G. 2014b. Farming-language dispersals (2): a worldwide survey. In C. Smith (ed) Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology, 2731-2739. New York: Springer.

Readings can be downloaded here: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B8SNgF6CIX8YRTJfdlNRTU9OWWc&usp=sharing

An interview with Paul Heggarty can be found on the Cambridge University Press website:http://www.cambridgeblog.org/2014/03/archaeology-and-language

For more information on Paul Heggarty seehttp://www.eva.mpg.de/linguistics/staff/paul-heggarty His publications can be found at http://eva-mpg.academia.edu/PaulHeggarty.

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