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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
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
Tense and Lax Body Parts in the Russian Deictic Gestures: The Case of Index Finger Pointing

Переверзева С. И.

In bk.: Компьютерная лингвистика и интеллектуальные технологии: По материалам ежегодной международной конференции «Диалог» (Москва, 29 мая — 1 июня 2019 г.). Iss. 18(25). 2019. P. 1-16.

Research&Expertise – News

The First HSE Semantics & Pragmatics Workshop was held on 30 September and 1 October 2016.

The First HSE Semantics & Pragmatics Workshop was held on 30 September and 1 October 2016.
The First HSE Workshop on Semantics and Pragmatics took place on September 30 and October 1 in Moscow. The first HSE Semantics and Pragmatics workshop was held on September 30 and October 1 in Moscow. The workshop was organized by a Research group “Formal Philosophy”, School of Philosophy and School of Linguistics.

Dutch Linguistics Expert to Offer Lecture on Language and Cognition

What causes variation between languages, and what do they have in common? How is language embedded in our general cognitive system? These are some of the questions that Eric Reuland, Faculty Professor of Language and Cognition at the Utrecht Institute of Linguistics (OTS) (Utrecht University), will address in a lecture course entitled ‘Syntactic approaches to anaphora’ that will be held at HSE Moscow from September 12 till 22, 2016. Professor Reuland recently spoke with the HSE news service about his research interests, his upcoming visit to Moscow, and some books he recommends for those interested in gaining exposure to the field of linguistics.

‘Seeing’ Language through Neurolinguistics

‘Seeing’ Language through Neurolinguistics
What happens in a person’s head when they hear speech or say something themselves? How does trauma and disease impact a person’s speech capabilities, and can we really help people who have certain medical conditions? Questions like these concern the life of language in the human brain, and this is exactly what researchers in the HSE Neurolinguistics Laboratory are currently studying.

Everyone Wants to Be a Pioneer: HSE Students Study African Languages, the Mind, and Military Dictatorships

The Higher School of Economics is very serious about students getting involved in undergraduate research. For Russian Science Day, celebrated on February 8, the HSE News Service spoke with three young HSE researchers about their work and learned how the students set goals for themselves, achieve results, and move forward with what some might deem frighteningly ambitious research ideas.

Yulia Akinina and Valeria Tolkacheva participated in the 34th annual European Workshop on Cognitive Neuropsychology

The 34th annual European Workshop on Cognitive Neuropsychology took place on January 24-29 in Bressanone/Brixen, Italy.

Kira Droganova tells about her talk on TLT14 (Warsaw, Poland)

Kira Droganova tells about her talk on TLT14 (Warsaw, Poland)
Kira, a master student at the School of Linguistics, wrote a short piece about her experience at the 14th International Workshop on Treebanks and Linguistic Theories (TLT14).

Natalia Slioussar Took Part in The Night Whites Language Workshop

Natalia Slioussar, Associate Professor at the School of Linguistics was member of the organizing committee of the Winter Workshop on Experimental Studies of Speech and Language ‘The Night Whites Language Workshop’ that was held on December 18-19 in Saint Petersburg. Natalia Slioussar also presented a poster report and delivered a speech during the event.

Several Working Papers Published under Basic Research Programme

The following working papers were published in the series ‘Linguistics’: 'Mehweb Verb Morphology' by Michael Daniel, 'General Converbs in Mehweb' by Marina Kustova, 'The Domain of Surface Texture' by Egor Kashkin and Olga Vinogradova, 'Specialized Converbs in Mehweb' by Maria Sheyanova, 'Nominal Morphology of Mehweb Dargwa' by Ilya Chechuro, 'Corpus-Based Profiles of Russian Nouns: From Grammatical Number to Lexical Semantics' by Olga Lyashevskaya.

Students of the School of Linguistics to Take Part in ATTEST

Anna Vechkaeva and Anna Novosyolova, 4th-year students of the School of Linguisitcs, will take part in the international research conference ‘Approaches to the Editing of Slavonic Texts. Tradition and Innovation in Palaeoslavistic Ecdotics’ (ATTEST) that will be held at the University of Regensburg on December 11-12. The students will present the report ‘The Dictionary of the Russian Language of the 11th-17th cc. as a Database: Information Retrieval and Research Perspectives’. The report is co-authored by the School lecturers Marina Bobrik-Froemke, Roman Krivko and Boris Orekhov.

Valentina Apresjan was an invited speaker at the VIII Chinese conference on Semantics at Nanjing Normal University

She gave a talk entitled "Russian experiencer verbs: Semantics-Syntax interface". She also delivered an invited lecture at the Center for Russian Studies at Harbin University on November 12.