19.10.2021 Archaeology, genetic, linguistics transdiciplinary study seminar

Start: 14.00
Locationt: Jakobi 2-114, Tartu

We welcome everybody interested in joining us to the archaeology, genetic, and linguistic seminar. Guest presenters from Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Turu, Uppsala University, and scientists from the University of Tartu will present their work and ongoing projects.

It is necessary to present the COVID certificate on arrival. The presentations will also be broadcasted via Zoom (link: https://ut-ee.zoom.us/j/95241885962?pwd=OWdsdkJCMzJBTHlHQkFnZ0I5TWZjZz09 )


14.00 Valter Lang (University of Tartu) “Some thoughts about the routes to the Baltic Sea.“
14.25 Outi Vesakoski (University of Turu) “Interdisciplinary Uralistics in Turku” 
14.50 Yingqi Jing (Uppsala University „A quantitative investigation of Uralic linguistic typology“ 
15.15 Miina Norvik (University of Tartu / Uppsala University), Karl Pajusalu (University of Tartu), Helle Metslang (University of Tartu), Eva Saar (University of Tartu) “Typological convergence in the Central Baltic area” 

15.40-16.10 Coffee break

16.10 Robert Forkel (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology) “Integrating world-wide cross-linguistic and cultural data via CLDF” (in Zoom) 
16.35 Kristiina Tambets (University of Tartu) „Genetic studies of the European temperate zone from the Uralic angle
17.00 Michael Dunn (Uppsala University) “Rune staves, and the transmission of cognitive technologies” 
17.25 Silvia-Kristiin Kask (University of Tartu), Mari Tõrv (University of Tartu) „Estonian roots – introducing new research on Estonian peoples’ ethnogenesis to the general public