At the end of July (July 24–31), two CIVIS (blended) projects and an international summer school will meet at the Museum of History of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens for the last (hybrid) phase of their events for this year.
The CIVIS course, “Languages in Europe and Their Diachronies” [https://civis.eu/el/civis-courses/languages-in-europe-and-their-diachronies-1], was offered for a second year; it has the format of a semestrial (from April to July), blended course and ends at the end of July.
The CIVIS project, “Comparing linguistic diachronies: Languages in the Balkans, in the Mediterranean and in Europe” [https://civis.eu/el/civis-courses/comparing-linguistic-diachronies-languages-in-the-balkans-in-the-mediterranean-in-europe], a planning stage activity, started this year and aims to strengthen the efforts of developing joint research projects and learning programs in the area of historical/diachronic and comparative linguistics.
The above CIVIS projects collaborate with the international “Naxos Summer School on Diachronic Linguistics” [lvcnaxos2022.uoa.gr] and offer this year’s summer school /under the auspices and the support of the Faculty of the English Language and Literature of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens [https://en.enl.uoa.gr/]. All projects’ common purpose is to develop innovative practices of researching and teaching historical/diachronic linguistics.
The following Professors participate in the above events (with lectures and workshops): Luca Alfieri (Rome); Alexander Bergs (Osnabrück); Tamara Bouso (Balearic Islands); Patricia Varona Codeso (Madrid); Thórhallur Eythórsson (Iceland); Olga Fischer (Amsterdam); Dag Haug (Oslo); Joanna Kopaczyk (Glasgow); Nikolaos Lavidas (Athens); Donka Minkova (UCLA); Antonio Revuelta Puigdollers (Madrid); Sigríður Sigurðardóttir (Yale); Ioanna Sitaridou (Cambridge); Olga Spevak (Toulouse); Vassilios Spyropoulos (Athens); Elly van Gelderen (Arizona); Igor Yanovich (Vienna).
The following Professors coordinate the CIVIS projects: Nikolaos Lavidas (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens), Antonio R. Revuelta Puigdollers (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid), Katrin Axel-Tober (University of Tübingen), Artemij Keidan (Sapienza Università di Roma), Joanna Kopaczyk (University of Glasgow).