Prof. Dr. Peter Schrijver

Prof. Dr. Peter Schrijver is Chair of Celtic Languages and Culture at the University of Utrecht since 2005. Between 1999 and 2005 he was Chair of General and Indo-European Linguistics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. He is one of three editors for language of the Journal of Indo-European Studies (ERIH-A). His research interests over the last years have been focussed on language contact in Antiquity and during the early Middle Ages

Some relevant publications:
1. ‘More on Non-Indo-European surviving in Ireland in the first millennium AD’, Ériu
55 (2005), 137-144.
2. ‘The roscada of Táin Bó Cúailnge Recension I, 2428-2454′, in B. Smelik et alii, A
Companion in Linguistics (A Festschrift for Anders Ahlqvist on the occasion of his
sixtieth birthday, Nijmegen (De Keltisch Draak) 2004, 92-116.
3. ‘What Britons spoke around 400 AD’, in N. Higham (ed.), Britons in Anglo-Saxon
England (Publications of the Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies, volume 7),
Woodbridge (The Boydell Press) 2007, 165-171.
4. Keltisch en de buren: 9000 jaar taalcontact. Oratie uitgesproken bij de aanvaarding
van het ambt van gewoon hoogleraar in de Keltische Talen en Cultuur aan de
Universiteit Utrecht op woensdag 7 maart 2007. Utrecht (UU, Faculteit
Geesteswetenschappen) 2007, 27 blz.
5. ‘Some common developments of Continental and Insular Celtic’, in P.-Y. Lambert, G.-
J. Pinault (eds.), Gaulois et celtique continental (EPHE, Hautes études du monde grécoromain
39), Geneve (Droz) 2007, 355-371.
6. ‘Celtic influence on Old English: phonological and phonetic evidence’, English
Language and Linguistics 13.2 (2009): 193-211.
7. ‘Population continuity across language shift in North-Western Europe’, in Paola
Cotticelli Kurras, Giorgio Graffi (eds.), Lingue, ethnos e popolazioni: evidenze
linguistiche, biologiche e culturali (Atti del Convegno della Società Italiana di
Glottologia, Verona, 25-27 October 2007), Rome 2007: 123-137.