Re: Renfrew's theory renamed as Vasco-Caucasian

From: george knysh
Message: 50215
Date: 2007-10-04

Maybe we should write more about Amazons and
Sarmatians (:=))) Or renew our disputes about the
relevance of Gimbutas. Or: I can think of dozens of
other topics. So can you and others doubtless...
--- Francesco Brighenti <frabrig@...> wrote:

> Rick McCallister wrote:
> > by the way, why don't I see any women on this
> list?
> This is something I've been thinking about for some
> time now.
> Are women, for some reason, refractory to historical
> linguistics? How
> many women do you know who are active in this
> scholarly field, and
> particularly in *Indo-European* historical
> linguistics?
> Can this have anything to do with a putative
> perception by women of
> Indo-European studies in general as something better
> suited to men?
> After all, in scholarly literature prehistoric
> Indo-European peoples
> have always been described as being ruled over by
> patriarchal warlike
> elites...
> Just some thoughts.
> Francesco

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