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Institute of Iranian Studies

Centre for Studies in Asian Cultures and Social Anthropology Austrian Academy of Sciences

Interdisciplinary Conference

MULTILI

GUALISM I CE TRAL ASIA, EAR A D MIDDLE EAST FROM A TIQUITY TO EARLY MODER TIMES

Vienna, March 13 Institute of Iranian Studies, Austrian Academy of Sciences Prinz Eugen Str. 8-10, 1st floor A-1040 Vienna, Austria

I. PARTICIPANTS AND THEIR INSTITUTIONS 1. Jens BRAARVIG (University of Oslo, Norway) 2. Florentina BADALANOVA GELLER (Royal Anthropological Institute, United Kingdom/MaxPlanck-Gesellschaft, Germany) 3. Peter DAMEROW (Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Germany) 4. Ela FILIPPONE (University of Viterbo, Italy) 5. Bert FRAGNER (Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria) 6. Mark GELLER (University College of London, UK/Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Germany) 7. Olav HACKSTEIN (University of Munich, Germany) 8. Johannes HACKL (University of Vienna, Austria) 9. Hermann HUNGER (Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria) 10. Michael JURSA (University of Vienna, Austria) 11. Peter-Arnold MUMM (University of Munich, Germany) 12. Jrgen RENN (Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Germany) 13. Adriano ROSSI (LOrientale University of Naples, Italy) 14. Velizar SADOVSKI (Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria) 15. Matthias SCHEMMEL (Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Germany) 16. Rdiger SCHMITT (Laboe, Germany) 17. Florian SCHWARZ (Austrian Academy of Sciences; Director, Institute of Iranian Studies) 18. Gebhard SELZ (University of Vienna) 19. Yuri STOYANOV (SOAS, United Kingdom) 20. Klaus WAGENSONNER (University of Vienna, Austria)

II. SECTIONS AND TOPICS OF DISCUSSION (Preliminary Programme Framework) MARCH 1, 2010 1st Session: Chair: Jens BRAARVIG. 1.1. Welcome addresses: 10:0010:10 10:1010:20 SCHWARZ (for the Institute of Iranian Studies) BRAARVIG (for the project group)

1.2. General Introduction Impulse papers on the Project: (= 1 or 2 papers at the Opening Session, March 1, and a Round Table with 3-4 shorter impulse papers and on the last day, March 3). On March 1: 10:2010:40 BRAARVIG, Introduction I: Multilingualism and linguae francae: typological and methodological reflections. RENN, Introduction II (to be asked). Coffee break

10:4011:10 11:1011:30 2nd Session: Multilingualism in Mesopotamia: Chair: Mark GELLER. 11:3012:00 12:3013:00

SELZ: Body parts in Sumerian Compound Verbs, a Universal or Multilingual Perspective? HACKL, JURSA, WAGENSONNER (presented by WAGENSONNER): Akkadian and Aramaic in Babylonia in the late first millennium BC: new light on an old problem. Lunch break

13:0014:30

3rd Session: Multilingualism in the Achaemenid Empire and Ancient Central Asia, I: Chair: Jrgen RENN. 14:3015:30 15:3016:00 16:0016:30 SCHMITT, Urartean Influences in Achaemenid Epigraphy GELLER, Aramaic and Old Persian Coffee break

4th Session: Multilingualism in the Achaemenid Empire and Ancient Central Asia, II: Chair: Rdiger SCHMITT. 16:3017:00 17:0018:00 SADOVSKI, Language Interference between Iranians and Non-Iranians in Pre-Islamic Times ROSSI & FILIPPONE, Multilingual inscriptions from Persepolis and the linguistic situation in Achaemenid Iran

MARCH 2, 2010 5 Session: Multilingualism in the Mediaeval and Early Modern Iran and Central Asia: Chair: Adriano ROSSI. 10:0010:30 10:3011:00 11:0011:30 HACKSTEIN, Multilingualism in Central Asia: the Case of Tocharian MUMM, Language Contact and Light Verb Constructions in (Early) New Persian SCHWARZ, Language contact and language change in 16th-19th cc. Central Asia Coffee break
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11:3012:00

6th Session: Projects of the Max-Planck-Institut fr Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin, concerning Topics on Globalization of Knowledge and Multilingualism: Chair: BADALANOVA GELLER. 12:0012:30 12:3013:00 13:0014:30 DAMEROW (to be announced) SCHEMMEL (to be announced) Lunch break

7th Session: Multilingualism between Byzantium and Mediaeval Middle East: Chair: Hermann HUNGER. 14:3015:00 BADALANOVA GELLER, Cultural Transfer and Text Transmission: the Case of the Enoch Apocryph Tradition (working title) STOYANOV, Multilingualism as a Textual Weapon: the Byzantine anti-Persian Propaganda during the Last Great War of Antiquity (603628) Coffee break

15:0015:30

15:3016:00

8th Session: Round Table and Discussion of Project-Relevant Results: Chair: Florian SCHWARZ. 16:0018:00 BRAARVIG, BADALANOVA-GELLER, FILIPPONE, GELLER, HACKSTEIN, MUMM, ROSSI, SADOVSKI, SCHMITT, SCHWARZ, SELZ, STOYANOV, WAGENSONNER and participants engaged in the project, who wish to join the discussion. 19:30 Dinner for all participants in the Conference.

MARCH 3, 2010 MULTILI Workshop GUAL LISTS, CATALOGUES, A D CLASSIFICATIO SYSTEMS (10:0013:30)

This workshop is organized in continuation of four previous meetings on Classification as a Hermeneutic Tool", a part of which was held at the University Vienna in 2008 and 2009.
Participants are requested to prepare a short statement (ca. 10 minutes) of how they view the relevance of the workshops topic to their fields of specialisation. A discussion (ca. 5-10 minutes) will follow after each statement.

Participants with statements: BRAARVIG, BADALANOVA GELLER, GELLER, ROSSI, SADOVSKI, SELZ.