8th Naxos Summer School on Diachronic Linguistics

Comparing Diachronies:               

Old & Middle English   

                                          Older Scots  


                                                           Old Romance    

                    Ancient Greek


July 23 – 29, 2023

Naxos, Cyclades, Greece


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April 30, 2023


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, to be held on July 23-29, 2023 on the island of Naxos (Cyclades, Greece).  

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, Older Scots, Gothic, Old Romance and Ancient Greek). The aim is to attract students and scholars to study ancient and medieval languages in a relaxed yet very focused and stimulating atmosphere that promotes in depth analysis and discussion. 





CIVIS Classes

The 8th Naxos Summer School on Diachronic Linguistics collaborates with the CIVIS Blended Learning Course / CIVIS short-mobility Course: Languages in Europe and their Diachronies (Focus on historical language contact): https://civis.eu/en/civis-courses/languages-in-europe-and-their-diachronies-focus-on-historical-language-contact 


Workshop / Poster session

The 8th Naxos Summer School on Diachronic Linguistics will also be organizing a workshop / poster session on “Linguistic Diachronies: A Contrastive Approach". Students of the summer school will present their work at the workshop / poster session. The workshop will also include invited talks (more information will be available later).