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    The Hurrian Workshop


    Workshop "Towards a grammar of Hurrian" am Lehrstuhl für Altorientalistik 6-8 March 2014 Supported by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

    Datum:6 to 8 March 2014

    Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg:
    Lehrstuhl für Altorientalistik

    With the kind support of the the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung and Würzburg University, the Lehrstuhl für Altorientalistik is hosting a workshop on the Hurrian language and culture (Lehrstuhl für Altorientalistik, Residenz, Südflügel, III. Stock; 6–8 March 2014). Guests are welcome to attend.

    The workshop will focus on the study of the Hurrian language, especially with regard to syntax. Moreover, new sources for the study of the Hurrian language and culture will be presented and discussed.



    All sessions will be chaired by Gernot Wilhelm (Würzburg)

    Thursday, 6 March 2014

    14.00 - 14.15

    Salutations and welcome
    14.15 - 15.15A. Süel (Ankara):
    Ortaköy-Šapinuwa as a centre of Hurrian culture and as a Hittite royal residence
    15.45 - 16.30S. de Martino (Torino) (with L. Murat & A. Süel):
    The Third tablet of the itkalzi ritual from Šapinuwa
    16.30 - 17.15M. Giorgieri (Pavia) (with L. Murat & A. Süel):
    The Hurrian ritual fragment Or. 90-449 from Ortaköy
    17.30 - 18.15D. Campbell (San Francisco):
    On the Ummaya ritual
    Friday, 7 March 2014
    10.00 - 10.15welcome
    10.15 - 11.00M. Salvini (Roma): 
    Hattusili I. und die Hurriter. Einige Erwägungen
    11.00 - 11.45H. Hettrich (Würzburg): 
    In Kontrast zum Hurritischen: Das Kasussystem des vedischen Sanskrit
    14.00 - 14.45S. Fischer (Berlin): 
    Problems concerning the Hurrian 'Wurzelerweiterungen'
    14.45 - 15.30A. Sideltsev (Moscow): 
    Syntax of the Hurrian and the Hittite verb
    16.30 - 17.15A. Rizza (Würzburg): 
    Linguistic and metalinguistic problems in the study of the Hurrian syntax. Clitic pronouns, relative sentences, participles
    17.15 - 18.30M. Khachikyan (Yerevan):
    On the origin of the ergative construction in Hurrian
    Saturday, 8 March 2014
    10.00 - 12.30Communications and open discussion on recent publications and further projects (including the development of the web site and blog (www.hurrianworkshop.org)




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