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Book
Quantitative approaches to the Russian language
In print

Edited by: M. Kopotev, O. Lyashevskaya, A. Mustajoki.

Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.

Article
The Nature of Humor in Zoshchenko’s Short Stories

Apresyan V.

Variations, Literaturzeitschrift der Universität Zürich. 2017. Vol. 25. P. 41-56.

Book chapter
Russian Converbial Construction: Testing for Coreference and Linear Position

Пужаева С. Ю., Zevakhina N.

In bk.: The 14th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference. University of Tartu, 2017.

Working paper
Inflectional rules differentiation and its discourse function
In print

Toldova S.

Linguistics. WP BRP. НИУ ВШЭ, 2017

News

'HSE students are among the very best linguistics students in the world'

Eitan Grossman, an associate professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, talks about his participation in TyLex summer school on typology and lexicon organized by HSE. 

'I came here to teach, but I’ve actually learned more than I taught'

David Gil, a researcher at Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, talks about his parciticpation in TyLex summer school organised by HSE linguists. 

«Now I can refer to the research conducted by Russian scholars»

TyLex — 2017 summer school on typology and lexicon gathered participants from al across the world. Shihong Zhou, a researcher at Beijing Normal University, shared his impression of the event in a short interview with the organizers of TyLex.

«I will use things that I learned at TyLex in my research»

So Miyagawa, a research fellow at the University of Göttingen, recently attended TyLex — 2017, a summer school on typology and lexicon organized by the Higher School of Economics. In this interview he talks about what he liked about the school and what benefits it brought into his research. 

Francis Tyers – Drawn by Russia’s Linguistic Diversity

One of HSE’s newest faculty members is Francis Tyers, who will join the School of Linguistics on August 28 as an Assistant Professor. A native of Normanton on Soar, a small village in the south of Nottinghamshire in England, he joins HSE following a postdoctoral fellowship at UiT Norgga árktalaš universitehta in Tromsø in the north of Norway, where he worked on language technology for Russian and the Sámi languages. Prior to that, he completed PhD studies in the Department of Languages and Information Systems at the Universitat d'Alacant in Spain.

Website of the Atlas of Multilingualism of Daghestan Launched

Employees of the Linguistic Convergence Laboratory are working on an Atlas of Multilingualism of Daghestan. With support of the laboratory and the Collegium de Lyon a website was created recently, which can be used as a resource for the research of social and georgraphical particularities of multilingualism in Daghestan.

Demand for Russian Language Classes Grows

Fifteen American students have come to HSE to study Russian as a foreign language as part of ‘USA in Russia’ study abroad programme developed by the University of South Alabama in partnership with HSE since 2014. Every other year, Nicholas Gossett, Assistant Professor of Russian and Applied Linguistics, brings a group of students to Moscow to study the Russian language as well as attend lectures and seminars on Russian culture, history, business, and other subjects. The goal is for students to not only improve their knowledge of the Russian language but to also make life-long connections in Russia which will help them in the academic, professional, and personal life.

Digital Humanities – What Is It and Why Is It One of the Newest Revolutions in the Humanities?

The scientific landscape is changing before our eyes. Different sciences are becoming more and more intertwined with one another, and this sometimes creates quite unexpected combinations, such as the digital humanities. This field is developing rapidly, with conferences and summer schools now being held on the subject. In addition, HSE recently devoted an entire week to the Digital Humanities. But what is this field and why is it so important? 

'HSE students are not content with knowing things — they immediately want to solve linguistic problems'

Guglielmo Cinque is a professor of linguistics at the University of Venice and one of the most well-known European generativists. Recently he paid a week-long visit the HSE School of linguistics, and now shares his impressions of our students and staff, as well as of this year's weather in Moscow.

HSE student Elizaveta Kuzmenko receives Google's Women Techmakers Scholarship

Google announced the recepients of its several scholarship programs, including the Women Techmakers Scholarship (formerly the Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship). Among this year's winners Elizaveta Kuzmenko, 1st year student on the Computational Linguistics MA programme at HSE.