Projects “Areal Morphology”

Ongoing projects funded by the URPP Language and Space

  • Spatiotemporal diffusion of morphological patterns in the Ancient Near East, Nour Efrat-Kowalsky (PhD project)
  • Travelling with Speakers Through Time and Space: Spatio-Temporal Modelling of Language Change, Nico Neureiter (PhD project)

Ongoing third party funded projects related to the Research Group

  • Out of Asia: Linguistic Diversity and Population History, Paul Widmer (PI), (SNSF Sinergia project, 2019 - 2022), co-applicants: Robert Weibel, Shimizu Kentaro, Balthasar Bickel
  • Albanisch im Kontakt: Horizontaler Transfer und Identifizierung in der Mehrsprachigkeit, Barbara Sonnenhauser (PI), (D-A-CH project, 2019-2022), together with Claudia Riehl (LMU München), co-applicant: Paul Widmer
  • Ill-bred sons, friends and relatives: tracing the multiple affiliations of Balkan Slavic, Barbara Sonnenhauser (PI) (SNSF project 01.07.2018 - 30.06.2022)
  • 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, 01.04.2018-31.03.2021), co-PIs: Andrej Sobolev (Marburg), Biljana Sikimić (Belgrade)
  • The morphosyntax of agreement in Tuatschin: acquisition and contact, Michele Loporcaro (PI), (SNSF project, 01.06.2016–31.05.2020, SNSF), co-applicant: Sabine Stoll
  • Acquisition processes in maximally diverse languages: Min(d)ing the ambient language, Sabine Stoll (PI), (ERC consolidator grant, 01.09.2014–31.08.2019)
  • Internal and external causes of appearance and grammatical characteristics of the perfect tense 'to be + passive participle' (Postdoc-Bundesstipendium, 01.09.2018-31.08.2019)
  • AIS, reloaded, Michele Loporcaro (PI) (SNSF project, 01.10.2016–30.09.2019), co-applicants: Stephan Schmid, Diego Pescarini (SNSF)
  • The Diachrony of Agreement Systems: Welsh – Breton – German (and other Germanic languages) / Diachronie von Kongruenzsystemen: Kymrisch – Bretonisch – Deutsch (und weitere germanische Sprachen), Jürg Fleischer (PI), (DFG project, 01.07.2016–30.06.2019), co-PIs: Erich Poppe (Marburg), Paul Widmer (UZH) (UZH’s reseach database, DFG’s research database)
  • Linguistic morphology in time and space (LiMiTS), Balthasar Bickel (PI), (SNSF Sinergia project, 01.02.2016–30.04.2019), co-applicants: Mathias Jenny, Fernando Zuniga, Wolfgang Behr, Paul Widmer, Michele Loporcaro, Robert Weibel