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.
LeiCenSAA teams up with NINO to bring you a fascinating talk by Dr. J. Rohmer (CNRS) titled ‘ Oases, Tribes and Empires: New Insights into the Political History of Northwest Arabia in the First Millennium BC’. The lecture will take place on Thursday 16 June, at 15.00 in the Leemans-zaal (begane grond), Rijksmuseum Oudheden. Jérôme Rohmer will reassess our understanding of the chronology of the different ancient political phases in North Arabia, based on the most recent archaeological developments in the area.