Balthasar Bickel invited speaker at the KNAW Conference "Patterns of Diversification and Contact: a Global Perspective"

Balthasar Bickel has been invited to give two talks at the KNAW Conference on "Patterns of Diversification and Contact: a Global Perspective", to be held at the University of Amsterdam, 11 to 14 December 2012.
On Tuesday, 11 December, he will give a talk in the general session on "The dynamics of areas and universals". And on Thursday, 13 December, he will talk on "Areal Diachronies" in the "Workshop on Quantitative Approaches to Areal Typology.