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Seminar schedule 2022

4 October

Jalgan-Mitagi Tat: sociolinguistics and affiliation

Yuri Koryakov 

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Reading group: Cysouw and Forker (2009)

Timur Maisak

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20 September

Typologically oriented questionnaire for describing additive functions

Alina Russkikh

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Multifunctional additive particles in Rutul dialects: a microtypology

Ivan Netkachev (HSE University)

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13 September

A database for Arabic, Persian, and Turkic loanwords in Dagestanian languages

T. Dedov, S. Verhees

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Update: Tsnal Lezgian Spoken Corpus

I. Sadakov

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Reading Group

G. Moroz

28 June

Postpositions in East Caucasian? An areal-typological study of a category development

Polina Nasledskova & Tatiana Philippova

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Language vitality and attitudes in Botlikh (Dagestan)

Samira Verhees

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14 June

History of the spread of /f/ in southern Daghestan

Nikita Beklemishev (HSE University)

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7 June

Dialectal variability and diachrony of numeral systems in East Caucasian languages

Maksim Melenchenko

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31 May

Size matters? Testing size effects in gender assignment in four East Caucasian languages

Rita Popova & Michael Daniel (HSE University)

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24 May

Сложные глаголы с идеофонами в диалекте даргинского языка с. Цугни

Gasangusen Sulaibanov (École Pratique des Hautes Études - PSL, Paris, France)

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17 May

Morphological marking of “meditative” questions in Nakh-Daghestanian languages

Timur Maisak

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26 April

Евреи Дагестана: история, современное состояние этнической группы и памятники материального наследия

Светлана Амосова (Еврейский музей и центр толерантности, ИСл РАН)
Михаил Васильев (Центра «Сэфер», ИЯ РАН)

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19 April

Polyfunctional Argument Markers in Ket: Implicative Structure within the Word
Matthew Carter (University of California, San Diego)

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12 April

Borrowings and contacts in basic vocabulary and classification

Evgeniya Korovina (Institute of Linguistics, RAS)

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29 March

Тысячелетняя история письменности на языках народов Дагестана: взгляд сквозь призму веков

Рамазан Абдулмажидов (ИИАЭ ДНЦ РАН), Шахбан Хапизов (ИИАЭ ДНЦ РАН)

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22 March

Days after tomorrow in the languages of Daghestan

Timofey Dedov (HSE University)

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Systems of grammatical cases in the languages of Daghestan

Katerina Dagkou (University of Groningen)

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15 March

Zok, the Armenian dialect of Agulis

Katherine Hodgson (University of Cambridge)

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 1 March

The role of proto-wordlists in modern historical-comparative studies: from phonetic and semantic to "onomasiological" reconstruction 

George Starostin (Centre for Comparative Studies and Phylogenetics of the Institute for Oriental and Classical Studies, HSE / External Fellow, Santa Fe Institute)

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 22 February

Typological patterns and the language dynamics of the ancient Central Andes and South America

Matthias Urban (University of Tübingen)

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15 February

16:30—17:10

Reported Speech Constructions without Regular Quotation Meaning: A Crosslinguistic Analysis

Daniela Casartelli (University of Helsinki)

17:10—17:50

Contact-induced innovations at the interface: the case of subject pronouns in heritage languages

Alberto Frasson (Utrecht University)

8 February

16:00—16:40

The Kurdish Imperfective:  Diachronic, Typological, and pan-Iranian Perspectives
Shuan Karim (The Ohio State University)

16:40—17:20

Differential Object Marking in Ossetic: A corpus-based analysis
Emine Şahingöz (Goethe University Frankfurt)

17:20—18:00

Chepang’s direct-inverse system in need of historical, epistemic, and pragmatic explanations
Marie-Caroline Pons (University of Oregon)

 1 February

Looking for areal patterns in the domain of discourse formulae: 
The case of blessings and curses in Daghestan

Pavel Astafiev, Nikita Beklemishev, Nina Dobrushina & Alina Russkikh (in alphabetical order)

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 25 January

Detecting regional areal patterning across multiple linguistic features. A discussion

Chiara Naccarato, Ezequiel Koile, Michael Daniel, Nina Dobrushina, Samira Verhees (Linguistic Convergence Laboratory)

Aleksey Vinyar, Alexandra Nogina, Daria Ignatenko, Tatiana Kazakova, Alexey Baklanov, Ksenia Lapshina (Arctic Lab)

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18 January

Language contact between Mano and Kpelle: a holistic research program

Maria Khachaturyan (University of Helsinki)

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11 January

Adjectival agreement in the East Caucasian languages: an overview

Aigul Zakirova

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Seminar schedule 2021

21 December

Postpositions in East-Caucasian languages: a description and comparative perspective

Polina Nasledskova & Tatiana Philippova

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14 December

Detecting linguistic variation with geographic sampling

Ezequiel Koile & George Moroz

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7 December

Field NLP and where to find it in the School of linguistics

A.Bonch-Osmolovskaya, E.Klyachko, S. Kosyak, L.Nesterenko, G.Moroz, O.Serikov, S.Toldova

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30 November

Studying language contact using neighbour graphs: From consonant-inventory prediction to analysis of segment borrowability

Dmitry Nikolaev (University of Stuttgart)

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23 November

К реконструкции древних контактов языков Северной Сибири

Валентин Гусев (Институт языкознания РАН)

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16 November

Chaplinsky and other Yupik languages of Chukotka: sociolinguistic situation and a case study in grammar

Anastasia Panova

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9 November

Comparing cross-language phonological profiles

George Moroz

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26 October

Avoiding bias in comparative creole studies: Stratification by lexifier and substrate

Susanne Michaelis (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology)

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19 October

Assessing inter-speaker variation in contact-influenced Russian

Natalya Stoynova

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5 October

Computational processing of Bagvalal morphology: problems and future tasks

Daniil Ignatiev, Nick Howell, George Moroz

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28 September

Several aspects of numeral morphology in the languages of Dagestan

Maxim Melenchenko & Aigul Zakirova

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21 September

Exploring socio-spatial networks and individual-based variation in the study of small-scale multilingualism

Pierpaolo di Carlo, Jeff Good (University of Buffalo)

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14 September

Geography and language divergence: the case of Andic languages

Ezequiel Koile, Ilya Chechuro, George Moroz, Michael Daniel

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7 September

Update: Typological Atlas of the Languages of Daghestan

George Moroz, Timofey Mukhin, Chiara Naccarato and Samira Verhees

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15 June

Postpositions in Nakh-Daghestanian

Polina Nasledskova, Tatiana Philippova

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Comparative Andic dictionary database: history of creation

George Moroz

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8 June

Towards a typology of continuative expressions

Anastasia Panova

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1 June

Solving the puzzle of the Ob-Ugric passive

Nikita Muravyev & Daria Zhornik

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25 May

Looking for areal convergence in nominal gender assignment in East Caucasian

Ilya Chechuro & Michael Daniel

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18 May

On tense, aspect, and evidentiality in Karata (East Caucasian, Karata village variety)

Jérémy Pasquereau (University of Poitiers)

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11 May

Karabagly - an Armenian village in Dagestan

Samira Verhees

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Tsudakhar - Lak contact: evidence from sociolinguistic field study in April 2021
Nina Dobrushina, Michael Daniel, Kirill Koncha, Maxim Melenchenko

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20 April

Grammatical co-expression patterns in creoles and their parent languages: comitative and related functions

Susanne Maria Michaelis (MPI-EVA, Leipzig)

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13 April

From noun plural to plural agreement: evidence from Andi dialects (and beyond)

Aigul Zakirova

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6 April

Squaring the circle in the Caucasus: Perspectives on Sprachbünde and Language Contact

Thomas Wier (Free University of Tbilisi)

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30 March

Contact influences on Ossetic: A general overview

Oleg Belyaev

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23 March

Linguistic complexity across East Caucasian: from the eye of the beholder to corpus based measures

Anastasia Panova & Michael Daniel

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16 March

Multilingualism as a genre-structuring strategy: the case of Kakabe traditional narratives

Alexandra Vydrina

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9 March

Revisiting motion events in Basque

Manuel Padilla-Moyano (University of the Basque Country & Linguistic Convergence Laboratory, HSE)

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4 March

Rare features in phonological typology

Natalia Kuznetsova

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Modern South Arabian: archaism, innovation and contact in the Arabian peninsula

Giuliano Castagna

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2 March

Form and function in morphological typology

Tim Zingler

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A Functional Discourse Grammar typology of reflexives, with some notes on reciprocals

Riccardo Giomi

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The prefixal template of Umóⁿhoⁿ: case study of the “dative” prefix

Julie Marsault

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16 February

Towards the Nakh-Daghestanian Lexicon of Grammaticalization
Timur Maisak

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9 February

Adpositions and case: Categorial issues
Tatiana Philippova

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2 February

Towards the corpus of Bagwalal dialects
Aleksandra Trepalenko, Timur Maisak

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26 January

On typology of caritive constructions
Sofia Oskolskaya (Institute for Linguistic Studies)

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19 January

Postposed -to in North Russian dialects through the lens of Finnic languages in contact
Chingduang Yurayong (Mahidol University)

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12 January

Dagatlas Update
(Timofey Mukhin, Chiara Naccarato, Samira Verhees)

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Borrowed postpositions in East Caucasian
(Polina Nasledskova)

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Seminar schedule 2020

22 December

Using BivalTyp (www.bivaltyp.info) for measuring (dis)similarities between valency class systems
(Sergey Say)

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15 December

Multifunctional non-finites in Northern Eurasia
(Ksenia Shagal, University of Helsinki)

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8 December

Good Practices for Linguistic Data
(Ilya Chechuro)

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1 December

Lexical systems with systematic gaps: verbs of falling
(E.Rakhilina, T.Reznikova, D.Ryzhova)

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24 November

Data transformations for processing of interlinear glossed texts in SIL FLEx
(Alexandre Arkhipov, University of Hamburg)

17 November

Особенности функционирования дагестанских транслокальных сообществ в условиях внутрироссийской миграции
(Ekaterina Kapustina)

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10 November

An ancient history bottleneck for linguistic diversity and its consequences for linguistic typology
(Damian Blasi)

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3 November

Clitics li and chi in Rogovatoye and Spiridonova Buda dialects: functions and positional properties
(Anna Azanova)

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27 October

Optatives in Nakh-Daghestanian and beyond
(Nina Dobrushina)

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20 October

The standard of comparison in the languages of Daghestan
(Chiara Naccarato)

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13 October

Inter-speaker variation in code-switching in the situation of language shift. The case of Nanai and Ulch
(Natalya Stoynova)

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6 October

Сorrelations between linguistic distances with geography in Daghestan
(Ilya Chechuro, Michael Daniel, Ezequiel Koile and George Moroz)

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29 September

Phonetic fieldwork and experiments with the phonfieldwork package for R: rOpenSci review
(George Moroz)

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22 September

A corpus of Tsnal Lezgian
(Ilya Sadakov)

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15 September

From spatial deixis to anaphora: data from Lezgic and Tsezic
(Timofey Mukhin)

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8 September

Reflexive and the generic use of the second-person pronoun in Kakabe
(Alexandra Vydrina)

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30 June

Verbal agreement and voice in the Uralic languages of Western Siberia
(Nikita Muravyev)

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23 June

Quantitative Linguistic Geography of Daghestan
(Ezequel Koile, Michael Daniel, George Moroz, Ilya Chechuro)

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16 June

Anchiq Karata indicative morphology. Allomorphy, inflectional classes and possible diachronic puzzles
(Konstantin Filatov)

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9 June

Borrowings, frequency and lexical change
(Timofey Arkhangelskiy, University of Hamburg)

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2 June

Alternative recipient marking in Ossetic: Once-in-a-lifetime clearest case of contact induced change
(Oleg Belyaev, Michael Daniel)

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26 May

The emphatic particle =gu in Andi dialects
(Aigul Zakirova)

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19 May

Native speakers simplify their language when writing to non-natives on an internet forum
(Aleksandrs Berdicevskis, The Swedish Language Bank, University of Gothenburg)

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12 May

Elevation as a grammatical and semantic category of demonstratives
(Diana Forker)

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28 April

Verbal morphological complexity in Lezgic languages
(Gilles Authier)

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21 April

Initial report on documentation of Sagada, Tsez
Language technology for endangered languages
(Daniel Wilson)

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14 April

Sentence Focus in Kakabe
(Alexandra Vydrina)

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7 April

Preposition drop and language contact: The case of Daghestanian Russian
(Tatiana Philippova, Anastasia Panova)

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31 March

Greek diglossia: a case study of spatial marking in Katharevousa
(Anastasia Yakovleva)

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24 March

What is a quotative evidential, and does it exist?
(Samira Verhees)

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17 March

Denominal postposition in East Caucasian languages
(Polina Nasledskova)

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Anaphora and spatial deixis in East Caucasian: an overview of the data
(Timofey Mukhin)

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10 March

Non-canonical inverse in Circassian and Abaza: borrowing of morphological complexity
(Peter Arkadiev)

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3 March

Non-pro-drop in the Baltic Area: for and against contact-induced origin
(Evgeniya Budennaya)

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25 February

Typological atlas of Daghestan: state of affairs and future plans
(Chiara NaccaratoSamira VerheesTimofey MukhinRita PopovaLev KazakevichKonstantin Filatov)

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18 February

A dialectometric study of Albanian varieties: linguistic complexity and language contact history
(Maria MorozovaMaria OvsjannikovaAlexander Rusakov)

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11 February

Contact-influenced Russian of Northern Siberia and the Russian Far East
(Natalya StoynovaIrina Khomchenkova)

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4 February

Bayesian phylogenetic analysis and wordlist handling
(Ezequiel KoileKonstantin FilatovMichael Daniel)

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28 January

Correlates of Language Shift in Population Groups vs. Epigraphic Cultures
(Ilya Yakubovich, Russian Academy of Sciences / University of Marburg)

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21 January

The speakers of minority languages are more multilingual
(Nina DobrushinaGeorge Moroz)

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14 January

The particle =OK in the Volga-Kama languages: contexts of use and frequencies of lexicalization
(Aigul Zakirova)

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Seminar schedule 2019

24 December

Ethnicity, speaking indigenous languages and fertility in the North Caucasus
(Konstantin Kazenin)

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17 December

The periphrastic causative in West Circassian
(Paul Phelan)

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10 December

A detailed corpus study of preposition drop in DagRus: preliminary results
(Anastasia PanovaTatiana Philippova)

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3 December

Causative alternations database
(Polina Nasledskova)

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The Database of Cross-Linguistic Colexifications CLICS³: Data-driven semantic research from a cross-linguistic perspective
(Ezequeil Koile)

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26 November

Challenges of variation
(Nina Dobrushina)

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Catching variation during fieldwork on Nakh-Daghestanian languages
(George MorozSamira Verhees)

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19 November

Enets in space and time: a study in linguistic geography and history
(Olesya KhaninaAndrey ShluinskyYury Koryakov)

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12 November

Fouta-Djallon multilingualism
(Alexandra Vydrina)

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29 October

Morphosyntax of complement clauses in East Caucasian languages: long-distance agreement
(Natalya Serdobolskaya)

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22 October

Subgroups, linkages and beyond: Working on shared innovations in Eastern Polynesian languages
(Albert Davletshin)

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15 October

Glottalized /lˀ/ in Rikvani Andi
(Alexander ShiryaevMichael DanielGeorge Moroz)

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1 October

Fieldtrip to Botlikh (Daghestan)
(Chiara NaccaratoSamira Verhees)

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The Third School on Statistical Methods for Linguistics and Psychology (University of Potsdam, Germany)
(George MorozOlga Lyashevskaya)

24 September

Phylogeography of the Bantu Expansion
(Ezequiel Koile)

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Contact-influenced word order in genitive noun phrases: A corpus-based investigation of Russian spoken in Daghestan
(Chiara Naccarato, Natalya Stoynova, Anastasia Panova)

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17 September

Lingua francas as lexical donors: quantitative field study
(Michael DanielIlya Chechuro,  Samira Verhees Nina Dobrushina)

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11 June

Contact-influenced word order in genitive noun phrases: A corpus-based investigation of Russian spoken in Daghestan
(Chiara Naccarato, Natalya Stoynova, Anastasia Panova)

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4 June

Animacy agreement in Botlikh: ordinal numeral
(Samira Verhees, Chiara Naccarato)

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28 May

A database of census in Daghestan
(Nina Dobrushina, Yuri Koryakov, Daria Staferova, Aleksander Belokon)

23 April

Research on a variative phenomenon in Russian varieties of Daghestan and native speakers: Preliminary results (based on experimental data)
(Nina Dobrushina, Daria Perova)

Numeral classifiers in Udi as a contact-induced development
(Timur Maisak)

9 April

Rutul dictionary: new resource
(Anastasia Panova, Elena Sokur)

A database for structural borrowings from Azerbaijani into Lezgic languages
(Maria Aristova)

Vowel quantity as the distinction of spatial forms in Kina Rutul: an experimental study
(Polina Nasledskova, Michael Daniel)

2 April

IngRel, DagRel, and others:  Relativization and the accessibility hierarchy in ergative languages, with implications for corpus databases
(Johanna Nichols)

26 March

Language change in Northwest Amazonia: grammatical categories
(Katarzyna Wojtylak)

19 March

When genetic and linguistic transmission do not coincide: emerging patterns from multiple studies
(Damian Blasi)

26 February

The scope of refactive markers in Abaza
(Anastasia Panova)

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12 February

Noun vs. verb inflectional synthesis: A complexity trade-off?
(Elena Sokur, Johanna Nichols)

A database for loanwords in Daghestan
(Samira Verhees, Ilya Chechuro)

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5 February

Bayes Factor: Bayesian way without diving in Bayesian maze
(George Moroz)

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Typological atlas of multilingualism in Daghestan: problems and perspectives
(Konstantin Filatov)

29 January

The u+gen construction in Modern Standard Russian
(Chiara Naccarato)

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22 January

Kunbarlang
(Ivan Kapitonov)

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15 January

Sequence of tenses in Russian? Tense choice in complement clauses in Standard and Learner Russian
(Ekaterina Schnittke)

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Seminar schedule 2018

2 October

Limitative kə̄n in Ulch: morpheme with very weird positional properties
( Natalia Stoynova)

9 October

Validity of the data collected indirectly: belated proof of concept
( Alexey Koshevoy)

Abstract

16 October

Phrasal compatatives: restrictions on the object of comparison
( Tatiana Philippova)

23 October

Relative clauses in Andi
( George Moroz)

30 October

The emphatic identity particle =OK in the Volga-Kama Sprachbund
( Aigul Zakirova)

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6 November

Evaluating DP as a measure of corpus heterogeneity. The Even dialect comparison project at crossroads
( Michael Daniel)

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13 November

Conditions and questions: several cases of combined marking in Nakh-Dagestanian languages
( Nina Dobrushina)

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20 November

Non-standard word order in noun phrases with genitive in Russian speech of bilinguals
(based on corpus data DagRus vs. RNC)
( Chiara Naccarato, Natalia Stoynova, Anastasia Panova)

4 December

Corpus research of target relativization in several languages of the Caucausus
(Timur Maisak, Michael Daniel, Yury Lander )

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11 December

Data bases
(Vadim Dyachkov)

18 December

The internalization of inflection? The restrictive kə̄n in Ulch
(Natalia Stoynova)

Seminar schedule 2017

19 September

Daghestanian Loans
(Michael Daniel, Samira Verhees, Ilya Chechuro)

Abstract

 Presentation

26 September

Daghestanian Multilingualism
(Nina Dobrushina, Alexandra Kozhukhar)

Abstract

 Presentation

3 October

Daghestanian Stops
(Sven Grawunder, Michael Daniel, Vasilisa Zhigulskaya, George Moroz)

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Presentation

10 October

Spoken Meadow Mari corpus: data, design, and aims
(Anna Volkova, Michael Voronov)

Abstract

 Presentation

19 October

Universal Dependencies for Mehweb Dargwa
(Alexandra Kozhukhar, Olga Lyashevskaya)

Abstract

 Presentation

26 October

Dialectal Variation in Even based on Corpora of Field Recordings
(Vasilisa Andriyanets, Brigitte Pakendorf)

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 Presentation

7 November

Circassian Isoglosses
(Aleksei Fedorenko, Yury Lander, George Moroz)

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14 November

Prosodic Analysis of Non-standard Russian Spontaneous Speech
(Olga Lyashevskaya, Ilya Chechuro)

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21 November

Corpus of Russian spoken in Daghestan
(Timur Maisak, Anastasia Panova)

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