Networking and Dissemination Events


  • Dissemination activity "New Directions in Historical Linguistic"
    12-14 May 2008, Lyon, France
    For more information click here.

  • Dissemination activity "Us and Them: Modeling past genetic, linguistic, and cultural boundaries"
    15-17 May 2008, Bordeaux, France
    For more information click here.


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  • Workshop “Language and Genes in East Asia/Pacific”
    11-13 December 2006

    This workshop was supported by the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (CCKF) and hosted by the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS) in Uppsala, Sweden.
    Participating CRPs: JA07, JA08, JA21, JA27, JA28, JA31

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  • Workshop “Exploring the potential of Eco-cultural Niche Modelling for reconstructing the geography of past human populations"

    Local organisers: Francesco d’Errico, Guido Barbujani, Robert A. Foley, Alf Hornborg
    Auditorium of the Musée National de Préhistoire, Les Eyzies-de-Tayac
    Participating CRPs: JA03, JA04, JA06, JA13, JA21
    22-26 September 2005

Programme click here

  • Workshop "Languages and genes: recent work and emerging results"
    22-25 September 2005 

    Local organisers: Laurent Sagart, François Jacquesson
    Centre Paul Langevin, Aussois 
    Participating CRPs: JA03, JA07, JA18, JA21, JA27, JA31

  • Workshop "Phylogeny and Ontogeny of Human Communication"
    2-4 June 2005

    Local organisers : Guido Barbujani, Luciano Fadiga, Marina Nespor
    Università di Ferrara, Sala dell’Arengo, Piazza Municipale
    Participating CRPs: JA03, JA05, JA07, JA13, JA15, JA20, JA27, JA33

    Programme click here 

  • Workshop "Early Word Segmentation: a Cross-Linguistic Approach Taking Advantage of Europe’s Linguistic Diversity" 
    25 -26 February 2005

    Local organiser: Thierry Nazzi
    Ecole Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielle, Paris
    Participating CRPs: JA05, JA12, JA20, JA26, JA30

    Programme and abstracts click here

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  • Virtual Workshop  "What Do Mirror Neurons Mean? Theoretical Implications of the Discovery of Mirror Neurons”   
    15 November  2004 -13 March  2005

    Local organiser: Gloria Origgi
    Institut Jean Nicod, Paris
    Participating CRPs: JA02, JA05, JA13, JA15

  • Workshop "Evolving communication: from action to language. An "implicit vs. explicit" cognitive and pragmatic perspective."
    13-14 May 2004 at Graduate College Santa Chiara; Siena IT

    Local organiser: Cristiano Castelfranchi / Fabio Paglieri (JA02)
    Università di Siena / ISTC-CNR, Roma
    Participating CRPs: JA02, JA05, JA10, JA21, (JA33)

  • First OMLL Conference
    Leipzig, 3-6 April 2004

    The first OMLL conference was held at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany. Twenty international Collaborative Research Projects representing ca. 200 scientists participating in the programme presented the latest results of their research. Presentations addressed the evolution of language and the diversity of languages from a variety of fields, such as genetics, linguistics, palaeo-anthropology, archaeology, neuroscience, computer science and psychology.

    Programme: click here
    List of participants: click here

The networking and coordination of the OMLL Programme are funded through the EC Sixth Framework Programme, under Contract no. ERAS-CT-2003-980409.

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