On Wednesday October 19 and Thursday October 20, the Center for Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) of Qatar University and LeiCenSAA jointly organize a unique international conference on the Ancient Languages of the Arabian Peninsula in Qatar.
Lecture: Monday 4 July, 3 pm: Prof. Lutz Edzard (Erlangen), Verboids, impersonal verbs, and the use of the dependent case. Location: Lipsius 308.
On Monday 4 July, Prof. Lutz Edzard (Erlangen University) will present a talk in which he will investigate the relationship between verboid and impersonal verbal constructions in Hebrew, Arabic and Amharic, focusing thereby on the morpho-syntactic reanalysis of grammatical subjects as objects in such contructions. The lecture will take place at 3 pm, location: Lipsius 308.
The director of our center, Dr. Ahmad Al-Jallad, has given an interview about writing and linguistic diversity in pre-Islamic Arabia in the 15 minute history podcast series of the University of Texas at Austin. Follow the link below to listen to the interview.