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Talks International Workshop "Visible and invisible borders"

Monday, September 1st 2014

• Konstanze Jungbluth
(Frankfurt/Oder): Welcoming speech

Nika Loladze (Tbilisi): Georgian Greeks – Chronicle of a migration foretold

Greeks in Georgia: The linguistic profile

Stavros Skopeteas (Bielefeld), Evgenia Kotanidis (Tbilisi), Violeta Moisidi (Tbilisi): Dynamic lexicon: From individuals to communities

Stefanie Böhm (Bielefeld): Differential object marking in Standard Turkish and Urum

Rusudan Asatiani (Ilia) & Svetlana Berikashvili (Tbilisi): Morphological integration of Russian and Turkish nouns in Pontic Greek and in Georgian

Marika Jikia (Ilia) & Nutsa Tsereteli (Tbilisi): Morphological integration of transfers from foreign languages in Caucasian Urum

Johanna Neugebauer (Bielefeld): Possessive constructions in Urum language


Tuesday, September 2nd 2014

Greeks in Georgia: The socio (-linguistic) profile

Natia Jalabadze (Tbilisi) & Lia Melikishvili (Tbilisi): Maintaining ethnic identity – Greeks in Tsalka district

Zaal Kikvidze (Kutaisi): The sociolinguistic profile of Kvemo Kartli, Georgia: Dimensions and formulas

"Greek" speaking "diasporas"

Dionysios Zoumpalidis (Cyprus): We and they: Inter- and intra communal ethno-linguistic borders. The case of Pontic Greeks in Cyprus

Ioanna Sitaridou (Cambridge): Romeyka in Anatolia: Continuity, contact and change

Laurentia Schreiber (Berlin): Language, Politics and Identity: A view from Muslim Pontic Greek in Turkey


Wednesday, September 3rd 2014

Wolfgang Kesselheim (Zürich): The construction of borders and ethnic identities in everyday interaction: a conversation analytical perspective

Dr. Eleni Sideri (Thessaloniki): Borders as tidemarks in the case of the Urumebi of Tsalka: Language, identity and place

Concha Maria Höfler (Frankfurt/Oder): Who’s in, who’s out? Space and boundary making in rural Georgian Greek communities

Ekaterine Kartvelishvili (Tbilisi): What does “homeland” mean? Sense of belonging among the second generation of Georgian Greek immigrants to Greece

Konstanze Jungbluth (Frankfurt/Oder): Conference wrap up: Language change embedded in the social context