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The Oxford Handbook of the Languages of the Caucasus
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Edited by: M. Polinsky.

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019.

Article
Goal realization: An empirically based comparison between English, German and Greek

Георгакопулос А., Härtl H., Sioupi A.

Languages in Contrast. 2019. Vol. 19. No. 2. P. 280-309.

Book chapter
Head-dependent marking
In press

Lander Yu., Nichols J.

In bk.: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019.

News

Three research projects from the School of Linguistics supported by the HSE Academic Fund

The HSE Academic Fund agreed to support in 2015 the research carried out by three research and education groups in the School of Linguistics: Yiddish Corpus , Lexical Typology Studies , and Languages of Dagestan .

Presentation by Ekaterina Rakhilina and Tatyana Reznikova: Linguistics of Physical Properties

On March 3, Ekaterina Rakhilina and Tatyana Reznikova presented their report   Linguistics of Physical Properties   at the Academy of Sciences Institute of Slavic Studies. The report combined the results of several years of studies carried out by the researchers of  the School of Linguistics at the Higher School of Economics.

Who has sold their soul to the devil: the report on semantic role labeling and parsing

On February 3 rd , research seminar at the School of Linguistics was devoted to the report made by a 3 rd -year postgraduate student Ilya Kuznetsov on the results of his work in the field of automated semantic role labeling and parsing. The main task in his research is to automatically outline the participant roles of a certain situation described in the text. The sentence Faust sold his soul to the devil can serve as one example of a situation in which the roles of a seller, a buyer, and the goods sold/bought have to be identified.

He, drunk and merry; she, in tears: null copula in Russian

On February 3 rd , Aleksandr Letuchiy presented a report on the syntactic properties of the null copula in Russian language.

Multilingual International students visit sociolinguistics class at the School of Linguistics

On February 27 th , the seminar in sociolinguistics for the 2 nd -year students invited two international students - Guise Kalidou from Senegal and Samson Dodgy Fenuku from Ghana – to discuss the situation of multilingualism. Russian students had to find out which languages are in use in the native areas of the two international students, in which situation each of those languages is used, the status of each of the languages in question, and the African students’ personal attitude to those languages.

Dahl’s Explanatory Dictionaryand other linguistic games

Dahl’s Explanatory Dictionaryand other linguistic games
On February 13 th , professors and students from the School of Linguistics held a session of linguistic games for the Russian Language finalists of the Olympiad “Vysshaya Proba” (“the purest tint”). Katerina Goncharova, Lyubov Klimenchenko, and Nikita Medyankin headed by the Associate Professor Vladimir Fayer  conducted the linguistic games designed by several professors from the School of Linguistics.

HSE Students Participated in SEFER’s Winter School on Jewish Studies

From February 3 – 6, 2015, students from the HSE took part in the Winter School on Jewish Studies organized by SEFER, a Russian-language centre for university teaching of Jewish studies. The School brought together people who study the Jewish culture, the Yiddish and Hebrew languages. Elizaveta Kuzmenko, a 3rd-year student of the School of Linguistics, told us about her participation in it.

Olga Sozinova at University of Tromsø Conference

On January 22-23 Norway’s University of Tromsø held the ‘Norwegian Graduate Student Conference in Linguistics and Philology (NoSLiP),’ organized by the Norwegian Graduate Researcher School in Linguistics and Philology.

Leonid Kulikov Explains How the Syntax of Indo-European Languages Changed

From 20th-24th January Leonid Kulikov, (University of Ghent, Belgium) gave HSE linguistics students a mini-course in diachronic typology. The lectures and seminars were on the historical syntax of Indo-European languages in terms of typology.

Workshop on Lexical Typology at University of Helsinki

On December 1-3, 2014 a workshop on lexical typology was held at the University of Helsinki. The event was organized by students and lecturers from HSE Faculty of Humanities specializing in fundamental and computer linguistics.