Who we are

Our network brings together 25 senior and junior researchers from 13 countries to investigate a range of languages from different families, both Indo-European and non-Indo-European, using a range of methodologies, including qualitative, quantitative, variationist, and (micro-)typological approaches.

We welcome additional interested colleagues as network associates, with the opportunity to participate in online discussions and/or present relevant ongoing work at our workshops.

If you’d be interested in discussing opportunities to participate, please contact us.

 

Network members

Dr Ruti Bardenstein

Institutional affiliation: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Object language(s): Hebrew, English
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Pragmatic markers

Ms Roisin Cosnahan, RA

Institutional affiliation: The University of Manchester, UK
Object language(s): Italo-Romance
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Negation

Dr Chiara Fedriani

Institutional affiliation: University of Genova, Italy
Object language(s): Latin/Italian
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Pragmatic markers; demonstratives; connectives

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Ms Luísa Ferrari

Institutional affiliation: São Paulo State University, Brazil
Object language(s): Portuguese/English
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Pragmatic markers

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Prof Volker Gast

Prof Volker Gast

Institutional affiliation: The University of Jena, Germany
Object language(s): Germanic/Typology
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change:  Negative polarity items

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Dr Chiara Ghezzi

Institutional affiliation: University of Bergamo, Italy
Object language(s): Latin/Italian
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Pragmatic markers

Dr Eitan Grossman

Institutional affiliation: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Object language(s): Ancient Egyptian

Prof Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen (Principal Investigator)

Prof Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen

Institutional affiliation: The University of Manchester, UK
Object language(s): French/Latin
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Negation; pragmatic markers

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Prof Bernd Heine

Prof Bernd Heine

Institutional affiliation: University of Cologne, Germany; Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Object language(s): African languages
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Grammaticalization; pragmatic markers; the cycle Reflexive pronouns > 1st, 2nd person pronouns in Korean

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Mr Ezra la Roi

Mr Ezra la Roi

Institutional affiliation: Ghent University
Object language(s): Ancient Greek/Latin
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Counterfactuals; tense, aspect, mood and modality

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Dr Ana Llopis Cardona

Dr Ana Llopis Cardona

Institutional affiliation: University of Valencia, Spain
Object language(s): Spanish
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Pragmatic markers

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Prof Haiping Long

Institutional affiliation: Sun Yat-sen University, China
Object language(s): Chinese
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Pragmatic markers

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Prof Piera Molinelli

Prof Piera Molinelli

Institutional affiliation: University of Bergamo, Italy
Object language(s): Latin/Italian
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Pragmatic markers; demonstratives; connectives

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Dr Sandra Paoli

Institutional affiliation: University of Oxford, UK
Object language(s): Romance
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Forms of the verb ‘to have’ used in expressions of possession (whether abstract or concrete), a generalized relation between two entities and the perfective auxiliary in (Italo-)Romance; pragmatic markers (ben/be in Occitan and its co-existence with plan).

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Dr Adrià Pardo Llibrer

Dr Adrià Pardo Llibrer

Institutional affiliation: University of Salamanca, Spain
Object language(s): Spanish
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Adverbs; discourse markers

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Prof Salvador Pons Bordería

Prof Salvador Pons Bordería

Institutional affiliation: University of Valencia, Spain
Object language(s): Spanish
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Pragmatic markers

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Prof Seongha Rhee

Prof Seongha Rhee

Institutional affiliation: Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea
Object language(s): Korean
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Pragmatic markers

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Dr Laura Rupp

Institutional affiliation: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
Object language(s): Dialects of English
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Double demonstratives

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Dr Giulio Scivoletto

Dr Giulio Scivoletto

Institutional affiliation: University of Catania, Italy
Object language(s): Italian/Sicilian
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Pragmatic markers

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Prof Sali Tagliamonte

Prof Sali Tagliamonte

Institutional affiliation: University of Toronto, Canada
Object language(s): Dialects of English
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Demonstratives

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Prof Johan van der Auwera

Prof Johan van der Auwera

Institutional affiliation: University of Antwerp, Belgium
Object language(s): Typology
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Negation

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Dr Ljuba Veselinova

Dr Ljuba Veselinova

Institutional affiliation: Stockholm University, Sweden
Object language(s): Typology (most recently Turkic and Dravidian)
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Negation

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Dr Urd Vindenes

Dr Urd Vindenes

Institutional affiliation: University of South-Eastern Norway
Object language(s): Norwegian
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Demonstratives; negation

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Prof Jacqueline Visconti

Prof Jacqueline Visconti

Institutional affiliation: University of Genova, Italy
Object language(s): Italian, French, German, English
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Negation; pragmatic markers

Prof Richard Waltereit, (Co-Investigator)

Institutional affiliation: Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
Object language(s): Romance
Principal research interest wrt cyclic change: Pragmatic markers; interrogatives; negation

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Network associates

Prof Sanderléia Longhin

FAPESP, Sao Paolo, Brazil