Conferences

2004 Pierre J. Bancel & Alain Matthey de l'Etang. Kin Terms (p)apa, (t)ata, (m)ama, (k)aka and the Origin of Articulate Language. Paper presented at the combined meeting of the Prince of Wales International Centre for SANE Research and of the Language Origins Society 18th Annual Meeting, held at Oxford Brookes University, Oxford (Eng.), 7-9 July 2004, to appear in 2006 in a special issue of Cognitive Systems, Groningen.  
2006 Pierre J. Bancel & Alain Matthey de l'Etang. The Long Preservation of the Proto-Sapiens Words PAPA and MAMA Word Replacement in the Light of Indo- European and Eurasiatic Pronouns. Paper presented at the joint meeting of the language origins and psychiatric brain and language research societies August 24-27, 2006 Bagni di Lucca (Tuscany), Italy.   link
2006 Alain Matthey de l'Etang, Pierre J. Bancel and John Bengtson. The Proto-Sapiens Words PAPA, MAMA and KAKA and the Ancestral Kinship System. Paper presented at The Cradle of Language Conference (CLC) – held from 6 - 10 November 2006 in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Jointly organised by Stellenbosch University and the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS), addressing the theme “The evolutionary emergence of human language in Africa.”  link
2006 Pierre J. Bancel, Alain Matthey de l'Etang and Merritt Ruhlen XXX link
2006 Alain Matthey de l'Etang, Bancel, P.J. & Ruhlen M. The Proto-Sapiens Words PAPA, MAMA and KAKA and the Origin of Kinship Systems. Paper presented at the 105th AAA Annual meeting held in San Jose November 15-19, 2006 in San Francisco CA. 105th Annual American Anthropological Association Meeting. Kinship and Language: Per Hage (1935-2004) Memorial Session. San Jose, California (USA). link
2006 Pierre J. Bancel, Matthey de l'Etang A. & Bengtson J.D. The Global Kinship Terms PAPA, MAMA and KAKA. paper presented at the 105th AAA Annual meeting held in San Jose November 15-19, 2006 in San Francisco CA. 105th Annual American Anthropological Association Meeting. Kinship and Language: Per Hage (1935-2004) Memorial Session. San Jose, California (USA).  
2010 Pierre. J. Bancel & Alain Matthey de l'Etang. Montreal link
2012 Alain Matthey de l’Etang & Pierre J. Bancel: The Kinship Term Kuku ~ Koko ~ Kaka in the American Indigenous Languages, the Amerind Hypothesis, and the Dravidian Kinship System. Paper read by Dwight Read at the Kinship Circle Session co-organized by Dwight W. Read and Fadwa El Guindi. 111th AAA Annual meeting held at the Chicago Hilton Towers November 20-24, 2012 in San Francisco CA. The 2012 annual meeting theme was Future Publics, Current Engagements.
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