Activities

Activities

In June 2020. The all four of us plan to go to the 8th International Conference on Bantu Languages in Essex. 

In March 2020, Rasmus Bernander will participate in the Third International Conference on grammaticalization theory and data in Rouen. 

In October and November 2019 Antti Laine and Rasmus Bernander were on fieldwork in Musoma.  

In June 2019, Antti Laine presented our work on existentials at the 24th International Conference on Historical Linguistics in Canberra.

In December 2018 and March 2019, we gave presentations about our multilectal grammar at international workshops in Gothenburg and Helsinki respectively.

In late August 2018, Rasmus Bernander and Antti Laine appeared at the 9th World Congress of African Linguistics in Rabat.

In July 2018, Antti Laine and Tim Roth participated in the 7th International Conference on Bantu Languages in Cape Town.

In December 2018, Tim Roth defended his PhD thesis in Helsinki under the title “Aspect in Ikoma and Ngoreme :a comparison and analysis of two Western Serengeti Bantu languages”

From November 2017 to January 2018, Antti Laine was on his second extended fieldwork trip to Musoma. In January, Tim Roth joined the fray for some final data gathering for his PhD work.

In September 2016, Hannah Gibson and Antti Laine were working in the field in the Mara region. Antti stayed until the beginning of December.

In August 2016, Lotta Aunio and Antti Laine took part in the Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics (CALL) at Leiden University, presenting papers on tone in Southern Ndebele and click variation in two South African Ndebele varieties, respectively (the latter together with Stephan Schulz).

The 6th International Conference on Bantu Languages (BANTU 6) was held at the University of Helsinki in Finland in June 2016.

https://blogs.helsinki.fi/bantu-6/

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