From March 1st to March 5th, 2021, the ULB and RMCA will welcome international scholars from diverse disciplines to discuss methods and the latest results regarding the African precolonial past.
When a pandemic puts fieldwork to an end and demands repatriation.
First linguistic fieldwork, in the region south of Kisangani, for David’s doctoral research.
First official visit to the University of Kisangani and some teambuilding during fieldwork
Ricquier, B. 2019. At a Crossroads of Bantu Expansions : The Language and Settlement History of the Eastern Congo Basin Revisited. International Conference for Historical Linguistics
Every two years, during one week, all that matters is historical linguistics. At this year’s ICHL, discussions revolved around agricultural driven dispersals, multidisciplinary challenges, sound changes, but also the ethics of research on indigenous languages.