Language Contact in Eurasia: Lecture Series (Second Installment)

The Department of Turkology and Central Asian Studies is proud to present the second installment of our engaging and enlightening lecture series: “Language Contact in Eurasia.”

This series seeks to explore the dynamic and intricate web of language interactions across the vast expanse of the Eurasian continent, offering unique insights into the historical and cultural confluences that have shaped this region’s linguistic landscape.

Upcoming Lectures

1. Asst. Prof. Dr. Andrew Shimunek (Woosong University)

  • Title: “Toward a History of Ethnolinguistic Contact between the Serbi-Mongolic Peoples of the Steppe and the Jurchens of Manchuria.”
  • Date: April 18, 2024
  • Time: 14:00 (GMT+2)

2. Prof. Dr. Hannes Fellner (University of Vienna)

  • Title: “The Linguistic Contact on the Eastern Silk Road.”
  • Date: April 25, 2024
  • Time: 18:00 (GMT+2)

Both lectures promise to offer a fascinating dive into the historical connections and influences that languages have had on each other across Eurasia, from the steppe to the silk roads.

Event Details

  • Location: Online via Zoom
  • Attendance: Free (Registration required)
  • Language: English

How to Attend

Interested participants are invited to join us for these insightful sessions. Attendance is complimentary, but online registration is necessary to secure your place.

Register Now

We encourage scholars, students, and language enthusiasts to take advantage of this unique opportunity to enhance their understanding of Eurasian linguistics. Please feel free to forward this announcement to peers and colleagues who might be interested in joining us for this academic venture.