Naxos, Greece

The Syntactic Evolution of the Romance Languages

online course
when 18 July 2021 - 1 August 2021
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 7 EC
fee EUR 200

The registration is now open for the 6th Naxos Summer School on "Language Variation and Change in Ancient and Medieval Europe. Comparing Diachronies". National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Arizona State University, University of Osnabrück and University of Cambridge are coordinating a summer school program, a workshop and master classes on ancient and medieval languages and linguistics, among which "The Syntactic Evolution of the Romance Languages".

If the health situation does not allow for physical meetings, we will offer an online alternative to the 6th Naxos Summer School on Diachronic Linguistics.

Course leader

Nikolaos Lavidas (University of Athens), Elly van Gelderen (Arizona State University), Alexander Bergs (University of Osnabrück), Ioanna Sitaridou (University of Cambridge)

Target group

Students and Scholars of ancient and medieval languages, Students and Scholars of Linguistics

Course aim

The summer school will offer intensive language classes and linguistic classes on language change and variation in Ancient and Medieval Europe (with emphasis on Old and Middle English, Gothic, Old Romance and Ancient Greek) for a period of two weeks. Ten courses will be offered as well as ten master classes and a workshop. The aim is to attract students and scholars to study ancient and medieval languages and linguistics in a relaxed yet very focused and stimulating atmosphere that promotes in depth analysis and discussion.

Fee info

EUR 200: Registration fee