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Book
The Oxford Handbook of the Languages of the Caucasus
In press

Edited by: M. Polinsky.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019.

Article
Exclamatives with and without predicates in Russian
In press

Vishenkova A., Zevakhina N.

Russian linguistics. 2019. No. 43(2).

Book chapter
Imageries and historical change in the European Russian Arctic

Eklund N., Lajus J., Borovoy V. et al.

In bk.: The Politics of Arctic Resources. Change and Continuity in the "Old North" of Northern Europe. Routledge, 2019. Ch. 11. P. 200-220.

News

School of linguistics launches an online course on typology

School of linguistics launches an online course on typology
The course is authored and run by the head of the school, prof. Ekaterina Rakhilina.

RusVectōrēs: A Yearly Report

RusVectōrēs: A Yearly Report
RusVectōrēs is a web service for distributional semantics created at the School of Linguistics. The service allows users to play with distributional semantic models (a.k.a. word embeddings) right in the browser. Last year we added lots of new features, and we are happy to share the news with you.

'What convinced me to come here was HSE's focus on research'

'What convinced me to come here was HSE's focus on research'
Frank Fisher, Associate Professor in the School of Linguistics, moved to HSE in 2016, having previously worked at Göttingen Centre for Digital Humanities. Since then he has helped found HSE's own Centre for Digital Humanities, participated in a summer school on digital literary research, started a junior research group and became a co-director of DARIAH, a pan-European research infrastructure. In the interview Frank talks about the benefits of being a researcher at HSE and describes his own research activities and plans.

Three New Novels on HSE’s Living Pages Project

Three new novels are now available on the Living Pages app library: Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol, The Captain's Daughter by Alexander Pushkin, and The Twelve Chairs by Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov. The app was developed by the HSE School of Linguistics together with Samsung and experts from Tolstoy Digital group.

What to Expect from Science in 2017: Linguistics

What to Expect from Science in 2017: Linguistics
The concept of thought-reading is longer science fiction; computer translation is improving; and linguists are no longer ashamed to ask ‘why people talk the way they do on the Internet’.

'I am happy the conference on the Caucasian languages finally took place in Moscow'

'I am happy the conference on the Caucasian languages finally took place in Moscow'
In the end of November the School of Linguistics hosted the Uslar Conference — an international event for scholars studying the Caucasian languages. Participants and organizers share their impressions below.

Anastasia Bonch-Osmolovskaya Discusses Tolstoy.Digital at Lausanne Workshop

On November 23-25 a research seminar on literary studies ‘Etats des Etudes Litteraires: Theories, Methodologies, Pratiques’ was held in Lausanne, Switzerland. Anastasiya Bonch-Osmolovskaya, Associate Professor at the School of Linguistics presented a report on Tolstoy.Digital – a project dedicated to producing a digital edition of the complete works by Leo Tolstoy.

"The linguistics program at HSE is very strong"

"The linguistics program at HSE is very strong"
Dirk Geeraerts, a professor at the University of Leuven, talks about the advantages of linguistiс training at the Higher School of Econimics, the high level of interaction demonstrated by the students at the School of Linguistics, and the potential upcoming convergence of fundamental and applied linguistic research.

‘Our Students Were Able to See that HSE is a Real Research University’

Tilmann Reuther, Professor at the University of Klagenfurt, and his colleague Joulia Köstenbaumer talk to the HSE News Service about their experience of cooperation with the School of Linguistics and internships in Austria.

Python, Non-Indo-European Languages and Sociolinguistics: What You can Learn at the New HSE’s Master’s Programme

School of Linguistics’ expedition to Dagestan
This year HSE has launched a new English-taught MA programme ‘Linguistic Theory and Language Description’, which has evolved from a specialization on the Computer Linguistics programme. Michael Daniel, one of the programme’s Academic Supervisors, told the HSE news service about the multilingual people who will study here, the expeditions the students will go on, and other features of the programme.