The 6th meeting of the Association of Basque Language Origins (Euskararen Jatorria Elkartea) will take place this May 7th at Gares, Navarre. Notably this gathering will have geneticists Stephen Oppenheimer and Antonio Arnaiz Villena as special guests.
Announcement and schedule are to be found at the blog Euskararen Jatorria (in Basque), but I’ll reproduce the schedule here in English for the general interest:
9:30 Arrival, accreditation and book exposition
9:45 Welcome and presentation
10:00 Marian Martínez Pancorbo and Sergio Cardoso: Basque lineages speak of their past
10:45 Antonio Arnaiz: Basque genetics and linguistics: Iberian language in Veleia and Pamplona (in Spanish)
11:45 Stephen Oppenheimer: the Origins of the British and the relevance for the Basque Country (in English)
12:30 Round table: the input of Genetics to understanding the origins of Basque language
17:00 Visit: Andelos, a Roman town and the Iberian script
18:30 Josu Naberan and Bienvenido Mascaray: the meaning of the sentences of 2nd century Andelos (in Basque)
19:00 200th birthday of Agosti Xaho: Aitor, the Cantabrian legend
19:30 Seberino Onaindia and Gabino Seijo: considerations on the Basque language (in Basque)
19:45 Last year of Iruña-Veleia in pictures. By Juan Martín Elexpuru, Dr. in Basque Philology and author of the book Iruña-Veleia euskarazko grafitoak (Iruña-Veleia: the Basque graffiti)
20:00 End of meeting
Cost: €45.00 (including meal and visit to Andelos), students and unemployed people: €30.00.
Details of inscription at original post (in Basque).
|Artistic impression of the two Europe-specific Y-DNA R1b major clades (details)|