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Tuesday, June 25

18:00 Informal reception in the Schanigarten of the Bierheuriger zum Gangl at the University's Campus, Spitalgasse 2, 1090 Wien

Wednesday, June 26

ChairMelanie Malzahn (University of Vienna)
9:00-9:30Welcome Address
9:30-10:30Keynote Address
Georges-Jean Pinault (École pratique des hautes études, France)
The formation of Buddhist languages as exemplified by the case of Tocharian
10:30-11:00Coffee Break
ChairDieter Maue (Cölbe/Schwarzenborn, Germany)
11:00-11:30Lore Sander (Museum of Asian Art Berlin, Germany)
Donors in Kizil Caves and Monks' Poetry
11:30-12:00Fanny Meunier (École pratique des hautes études, France)
Some aspects of the translation of Sanskrit compounds in Tocharian
12:00-12:30Chen Ruixuan (University of Munich, Germany)
Reading the Tocharian fragments about Dhūtaguṇa
12:30-14:30Lunch Break
ChairGeorges-Jean Pinault (École pratique des hautes études, France)
14:30-15:30Christoph Bross, Dieter Gunkel, Olav Hackstein (University of Munich, Germany), Kevin Ryan (Harvard University, USA)
Tocharian B versification
15:30-16:00Bernhard Koller (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
Internal and External Sandhi as a Diagnostic for the Affixal/Clitic status of Function Morphemes in Tocharian A
16:00-16:30Coffee Break
ChairJens Peter Laut (University of Göttingen, Germany)
16:30-17:00Jens Wilkens (University of Göttingen, Germany)
The Daśakarmapathāvadānamālā in Old Uyghur: Recent Identifications
17:00-17:30Yukiyo Kasai (Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Germany)
The Old Turkish explanation on Buddha’s reunion with his father Śuddhodana
17:30-18:00Andreas Waibel (Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany)
Even still more contributions of the Old Uyghur Maitrisimit Nom Bitig to our understanding of the Tocharian Maitreyasamiti-Nāṭaka
19:00Conference Dinner at Maria Treu, Piaristengasse 52, 1080 Wien

Thursday, June 27

ChairDesmond Durkin-Meisterernst (Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Germany)
9:00-9:30Irina Tunkina (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
An overview of the Oldenburg collection as source on the Russian expeditions to East Turkestan (on the basis of documents in the archives of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg)
9:30-10:00Irina Popova (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
M.M. Berezovsky's Expedition in Kucha (1905-1908)
10:00-10:30Douglas Q. Adams (University of Idaho, USA)
Epigraphic Tocharian in Ladakh: the Drangtse Inscription
10:30-11:00Coffee Break
ChairIrina Popova (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
11:00-12:00Keynote Address
Victor H. Mair (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
Archeological and linguistic evidence for the Tocharians in Eastern Central Asia
12:00-12:30Xu Wenkan (Shanghai Society of Anthropology, China)
On the Different Origin of Tocharians and Yuezhi: Advances in Archeology and Genetics
12:30-14:30Lunch Break
ChairOlav Hackstein (University of Munich, Germany)
14:30-15:00Jay H. Jasanoff (Harvard University, USA)
The Tocharian B Accent
15:00-15:30H. Craig Melchert (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
The Tocharian s-Preterite
15:30-16:00Ronald Kim (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland)
What goes around comes around: Tocharian preterites with stem-final palatalization and the TA productive imperfect
16:00-16:30Coffee Break
ChairVictor H. Mair (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
16:30-17:00Rong Xinjiang (Peking University, China)
Investigations and research on the Tocharian manuscripts and wall inscriptions currently preserved in the Kucha region
17:00-17:30Ching Chao-jung (Peking University, China & Visiting Scholar at Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Germany)
Some observations on the Tocharian B secular texts found in Kucha
17:30-18:00Hirotoshi Ogihara (Renmin University of China)
Some results of the recent survey of the Brāhmī inscriptions found in the region of Ancient Kucha
19:00Conference Party at the Department of Linguistics, Sensengasse 3a, 1090 Wien

Friday, June 28

ChairH. Craig Melchert (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
9:00-9:30Tijmen Pronk (Institute of Croatian Language and Linguistics, Croatia)
The origin of the dual ending TA -(e)ṃ, TB -ne
9:30-10:00Martin Kümmel (University of Freiburg, Germany)
About the demonstrative system in Tocharian B
10:00-10:30Gerd Carling, Anne Goergens (Lund University, Sweden)
Tocharian typology, again. A look at structures of Tocharian nominal and verbal systems in the light of inheritance, areal influence and internal typological pressure
10:30-11:00Coffee Break
ChairAbdurishid Yakup (Minzu University of China & Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Germany)
11:00-12:00Keynote Address
Desmond Durkin-Meisterernst (Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Germany)
Manichaeism and Tocharian
12:00-12:30Dieter Maue (Cölbe/Schwarzenborn, Germany)
Tumschukische Miszellen II
12:30-14:30Lunch Break
ChairJens Wilkens (University of Göttingen, Germany)
14:30-15:30Jens Peter Laut, Ablet Semet (University of Göttingen, Germany)
New Studies and Results Concerning the Tocharian Maitreyasamitināṭaka and the Old Uyghur Maitrisimit
15:30-16:00Abdurishid Yakup (Minzu University of China & Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Germany)
On some Tocharian loans in Modern Uyghur
16:00-16:30Coffee Break
ChairJay H. Jasanoff (Harvard University, USA)
16:30-17:00Svetlana Burlak, Ilya Itkin (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
'Nevermore' in Tocharian A: towards determining the functions of the word śkaṃ
17:00-17:30Christiane Schaefer (Uppsala University, Sweden)
Towards Tocharian "glory": semantic aspects of TB perne/ TA paräṃ
17:30-18:00Farewell Address
20:00Reception with the Mayor and Governor of Vienna at s'Pfiff, Rathstraße 4, 1190 Wien

Saturday, June 29

For the conference participants who stay on:
Outing to the Wachau with a wine tasting at a traditional Austrian Heurigen