Research projects

Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Project (1991 – )

The Dawn of Dutch (2009 – 2014)

  • Dr. M.A.C. de Vaan (project leader)

Splitting the Mother Tongue (2015 – 2020)

Multilingualism and Minority Languages in Ancient Europe (2016 – 2019)

Tracking the Tocharians from Europe to China: a linguistic reconstruction (2016 – 2021)

The EUROLITHIC Project (2017 – 2022)

The Tocharian Trek: A linguistic reconstruction of the migration of the Tocharians from Europe to China (2018 – 2023)

The Prehistoric Origin and Spread of the Indo-Iranian Languages (2019 – 2023)