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The newsletter of the Center for advanced studies "Words, Bones, Genes, Tools" is sent on a regular basis. It provides information about ongoing and planned research projects of the center, as well as current fellows, activities, and events at the center.

While subscribing to the email list, you will receive the newsletter and in addition announcements about our bi-weekly colloquia or other activities taking place at the Center.

Newsletter 4/2021

In the fourth newsletter of the DFG Center for Advances Studies “Words, Bones, Genes, Tools”, we are happy to introduce our new PhD candidate Brienna Eteson, who joined the Junior Research Group under the lead of Dr. Alexandros Karakostis in the summer.

I am happy to announce my pregnancy, which is why I will be on parental leave for some time. My position as scientific coordinator is taken over by my colleague Miri Mertner. Miri Mertner is introduced in the newsletter and on the website.

We are happy to announce our annual symposium in 2021. The abstract of the symposium is included in the newsletter. For more information, please have a look at the website: https://uni-tuebingen.de/de/215008

Call for fellowship applications is open! 

We cordially invite you to apply for a fellowship at the Center in order to build a forum for interdisciplinary discussion and to develop common research questions and methodological approaches. The fellowship program allows visiting scholars to pursue a multi-disciplinary academic endeavor in a stimulating environment at the University of Tübingen. For more information, please have a look at the newsletter and visit our website: https://uni-tuebingen.de/de/201430

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We welcomed our fellow Prof. Dr. Mark Hubbe from the Ohio State University, who joined the center for a short visit in September.

A warm welcome to our fellow Dr. Antonio Profico from the University of York, who joined the center in October.

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Newsletter 3/2021

In the third newsletter of the DFG Center for Advances Studies “Words, Bones, Genes, Tools”, we are happy to introduce the affiliated Emmy Noether Research Group "The Language Dynamics of the Ancient Central Andes“. The research group, which was established in 2017, is funded by a separate grant to its director Dr. Matthias Urban through the Emmy Noether Program of the DFG.

In this newsletter, Dr. Matthias Urban introduces the Andean languages, their linguistic diversity and the research of his Emmy Noether Group. More information on the research group can be found online under: https://uni-tuebingen.de/forschung/forschungsschwerpunkte/forschungsgruppen/words-bones-genes-tools/emmy-noether-junior-research-group/

Dr. Matthias Urban organizes the fifth meeting of the European Network for the study of Andean languages (REELA), which is held online on from the 10th-12th September 2021. The call for the conference can be found online under: https://linguistlist.org/issues/31/31-1333/ and the final program is found here. Please contact Dr. Matthias Urban directly for more information on the conference.

Call for fellowship applications is open!

We cordially invite you to apply for a fellowship at the Center in order to build a forum for interdisciplinary discussion and to develop common research questions and methodological approaches. The fellowship program allows visiting scholars to pursue a multi-disciplinary academic endeavor in a stimulating environment at the University of Tübingen. For more information, please have a look at the newsletter and visit our website: https://uni-tuebingen.de/forschung/forschungsschwerpunkte/forschungsgruppen/words-bones-genes-tools/fellowships/

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We welcome our fellow Prof. Dr. Mark Hubbe from the Ohio State University, who joins the center for a short visit in September.

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Newsletter 2/2021

In the second newsletter of the DFG Center for Advances Studies “Words, Bones, Genes, Tools”, we are happy to introduce our new PhD candidate Simona Affinitio, who joined the center this summer. We are proud to say that although we were restricted by the pandemic situation, the year 2020 and the first half of 2021 were academically successful and we were able to welcome the first fellows in person this spring.

We are looking forward to a successful second half of 2021 full of research, fellows, and new collaborations.

Call for fellowship applications is open!

We cordially invite you to apply for a fellowship at the Center in order to build a forum for interdisciplinary discussion and to develop common research questions and methodological approaches. The fellowship program allows visiting scholars to pursue a multi-disciplinary academic endeavor in a stimulating environment at the University of Tübingen. For more information, please have a look at the newsletter and visit our website: https://uni-tuebingen.de/forschung/forschungsschwerpunkte/forschungsgruppen/words-bones-genes-tools/fellowships/

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We welcome our new member, Simona Affinito, who joins the Junior Research Group as Doctoral Candidate. Additionally, a warm welcome to our fellow Dr. Hugo Reyes-Centeno from the University of Kenntucky, who joins the center for two months this summer.

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Newsletter 1/2021

The first newsletter gives a short introduction to the center and the core staff of the second phase together with their research interests and projects. 

Call for fellowship applications is open!

We cordially invite you to apply for a fellowship at the Center in order to build a forum for interdisciplinary discussion and to develop common research questions and methodological approaches. The fellowship program allows visiting scholars to pursue a multi-disciplinary academic endeavor in a stimulating environment at the University of Tübingen. For more information, please have a look at the newsletter and visit our website: https://uni-tuebingen.de/forschung/forschungsschwerpunkte/forschungsgruppen/words-bones-genes-tools/fellowships/

We welcome our new member, Simona Affinito, who joins the Junior Research Group as Doctoral Candidate.

Additionally, a warm welcome to our new fellow Dr. Kenan Hochuli from the University of Zurich, who joins the center for two weeks in June and two weeks in November.

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