Roger Blench: language materials

 

 

 

 

 

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Most of this material is my own, but some data provided by other scholars is also included. The primary division is by language phylum. Apart from individual phyla, a broad category of World covers global topics.

 

 

Khoesan

 

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Khoesan languages map

Published

2014. Linguistic aspects of Hadza interactions with animals. In: Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Khoisan Languages. A. Witzlack-Makarevich & Martina Ernzt  eds. 101-110. Köln: Rüdiger Köppe.

 

Dead souls: the language of Hadza animal names.  Powerpoint. 3rd International Khoisan Worskhop, Riezlern, 7-9th July, 2008

Presented

2009. Was there an interchange between Cushitic pastoralists and Khoesan speakers in the prehistory of Southern Africa and how can this be detected?  Sprache und Geschichte in Afrika, 20:31-49. Special volume edited by Wilhelm Möhlig, Frank Seidel & Marc Seifert.

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South Asia

 

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Re-evaluating the linguistic prehistory of South Asia. Presentation at the workshop:  Landscape, demography and subsistence in prehistoric India:  exploratory workshop on the middle Ganges and the Vindhyas. Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies, University of Cambridge, 2-3 June, 2007

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South Asia paper

 

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Northeast India Resources

 

 

 

 

Tasmanian

 

 

Amerindian

 

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The pattern of Amerindian languages

Presented at: OMLL Workshop: New Directions in Historical Linguistics. Lyon, France, May 11-14, 2008.

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World

 

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2014

Language and archaeology: state of the art. Chapter in the Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology. N.J. Enfield, P. Kockelman, J. Sidnell eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

In press

2014

The origins of nominal affixes in MSEA languages: convergence, contact and some African parallels. In: Mainland Southeast Asian Languages: The State of the Art. N.J. Enfield and Bernard Comrie eds. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. Revised version of a paper presented at Mainland Southeast Asian Languages: The State of the Art in 2012. Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig. 29 November - 1 December 2012. Also Powerpoint

In press

2008

Agriculture and phylic dispersals ; re-evaluating the evidence. Presented at the meeting ‘Us and Them: Modelling past genetic, linguistic, and cultural boundaries’. Bordeaux 15–17, May 2008

Unpublished

2005

From the mountains to the valleys: understanding ethnolinguistic geography in SE Asia. In: Sagart, L.  Blench, R.M. & A. Sanchez-Mazas, (eds.) Perspectives on the Phylogeny of East Asian Languages. 31-50. London: Curzon Press.

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Lateral fricatives in Africa and worldwide: explorations in the prehistory of phonemes

Unpublished

 

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