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 31.12.2021
  • Birgit Kleim, Sebastian Olbrich, Katharina Schultebraucks, Guido Seiler (PIs), MULTICAST- A MULTIdisCiplinary Approach to prediction and treatment of Suicidality, SNSF, 01.01.2022 – 31.12.2025.
  • P. Widmer (PI): Phonological and grammatical word domains in Indo-European: assessing evolutionary and spatial dynamics, SNSF, 01.09.2021 – 31.08.2025.

  • P. Widmer & Angelika Malinar (PIs): Online Edition of the Paippalada Recension of the Atharva Veda, SNSF, 01.03.2021 - 28.02.2025.
  • 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)
  • SHWITZER: Amish Shwitzer as a mixed language with closely related parents, Guido Seiler (PI), (SNSF project, 01.01.2020 - 31.12.2022)
  • 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
  • Albanisch im Kontakt: Horizontaler Transfer und Identifizierung in der Mehrsprachigkeit, Barbara Sonnenhauser (PI), (SNSF D-A-CH project, 01.05.2019-31.07.2022, 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)