Ilya Tëmkin – Perils and promises of cultural phylogenies: evolution of the Baltic Psaltery

CISEPS – Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology and Social Sciences Perils and promises of cultural phylogenies: Evolution of the Baltic Psaltery Ilya Tëmkin National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian Institution) and NOVA (Northern Virginia Community College) Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 12:00pm Room U6/3061, Piazza dell’Ateneo Nuovo 1, Milano Abstract: The new millennium has brought […]

Boundaries, foundation, and physics of Babel: the interdisciplinary study of language

If, by ‘Babel’, we mean the set languages that have appeared in the world, we may want to research the ‘boundaries of Babel’ by asking whether the expansion of Babel is prevented (i.e., whether unobserved languages are impossible languages), and, if so, by which factors. The boundaries of Babel are being explored by partnerships of […]