Projects “Areal Morphology”

Ongoing projects

  • Spatiotemporal diffusion of morphological patterns in the Ancient Near East, Nour Efrat-Kowalsky (PhD project), funding until 31.12.2020
  • Travelling with Speakers Through Time and Space: Spatio-Temporal Modelling of Language Change, Nico Neureiter (PhD project), funding until 28.02.2022
  • The Balkan sprachbund reconsidered. A multi-variate, historicist approach to the ‘prototypical’ case of a sprachbund, Olivier Winistörfer (PhD project), (SNSF Doc.CH, 2021-2025)
  • NCCR "Evolving Language", Balthasar Bickel (PI), (2020-2023), co-PI: Anne-Lise Giraud (Geneva)
  • AIS, the digital turn, Michele Loporcaro (PI), (SNSF project, 01.04.2021-31.03.2025)
  • Out of Asia: Linguistic Diversity and Population History, Paul Widmer (PI), (SNSF Sinergia project, 01.09.2019 - 31.08.2023), co-applicants: Robert Weibel, Shimizu Kentaro, Balthasar Bickel
  • SHWITZER: Amish Shwitzer as a mixed language with closely related parents, Guido Seiler (PI), (SNSF project, 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2022)
  • Albanisch im Kontakt: Horizontaler Transfer und Identifizierung in der Mehrsprachigkeit, Barbara Sonnenhauser (PI), (SNSF D-A-CH project, 01.05.2019-30.04.2022, more information), together with Claudia Riehl (LMU München), co-applicant: Paul Widmer
  • Geschichten aus dem 'Kleinen Paris' Bulgariens. Eine Digitale Edition des Sbornik von Pop Punčo (1796), Ivan Šimko (PI), (Stiftung für wissenschaftliche Forschung an der UZH, 09.2020-09.2022 more information)
  • Ill-bred sons, family and friends: tracing the multiple affiliations of Balkan Slavic, Barbara Sonnenhauser (PI) (SNSF project, 01.07.2018 - 30.06.2022, more information)
  • Evolution of Baltic verb morphology, Yoko Yamazaki (PI) (Swedish Research Council, 01.10.2018-30.09.2021)
  • (Dis-)entangling traditions on the Central Balkans: Performance and perception (TraCeBa), Barbara Sonnenhauser (PI), (ERA.Net-RUS project, 01.07.2018-30.06.2021, project website), co-PIs: Andrej Sobolev (Marburg), Biljana Sikimić (Belgrade)