Willkommen am Seminar für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft der Universität Zürich
Im Zentrum der Allgemeinen Sprachwissenschaft in Zürich steht die Erfassung und Erklärung der Vielfalt menschlicher Sprachformen und ihrer Grenzen, insbesondere unter Anwendung typologischer und feldforschungsbasierter Methoden. Das Seminar für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft ist seit seiner Gründung 1976 in hohem Mass auch der Dokumentation bedrohter Sprachen weltweit verpflichtet.
15.05.2013 Alena Witzlack-Makarevich receives honourable mention
Alena Witzlack-Makarevich receives honourable mention to her dissertation (2010) "Typological variation in grammatical relations" on occasion of the Joseph Greenberg award for typological dissertation defended between 2009 and 2012, presented by the Association for Linguistic Typology.
14.05.2013 Workshop on "Landscape through the prism of language"
On June 1st, the Departments of General Linguistics and Geography will jointly be hosting an interdisciplinary workshop on "Landscape through the prism of language", funded by the GRC of the University of Zurich. More information can be found in the link below.Mehr...
14.05.2013 Transalpine Typology Meeting
On May 30 and 31 2013, the Department of General Linguistics will be hosting the third edition of the Transalpine Typology Meeting. More information can be found in the link below.Mehr...
13.05.2013 Giorgio Iemmolo and Robert Schikowski at CASTL in Tromsø
Giorgio Iemmolo and Robert Schikowski will give a talk on "Differential Object Marking and Differential Object Indexation" at the CASTL of the University of Tromsø, Norway, on May 23-24.Mehr...
09.05.2013 Taras Zakharko to give talk at ZAS in Berlin
Taras Zakharko is giving a talk entitled "ToolboxSearch: an R package for working with Toolbox Corpora" at the workshop 'Exploring data from language documentation' organized by the Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft in Berlin, May 10-11 2013.Mehr...
08.05.2013 Three talks by members of the seminar at 23rd SEALS conference in Bankok
At the 23rd SEALS (Southeast Asian Linguistics Society) conference taking place in Bankok/Thailand May 29-31 2013, three members of our seminar will present a paper: - Tobias Weber "Locus of marking on the clause level in Southeast Asia: areal and genealogical patterns" - Voker Dellwo (together with Peggy Mok): "Rhythmic variability in South-East Asian languages: application of a novel method for rhythmic measurements based on syllabic amplitude peak points" - Mathias Jenny: "‘New Situation’ (NSIT) - Southeast Asian languages and aspect theory"Mehr...
08.05.2013 Plenary talk by Mathias Jenny at the 23rd SEALS conference in Bangkok
Mathias Jenny will give a plenary talk ath the 23rd SEALS (Southeast Asian Linguistics Society) conference taking place in Bankok/Thailand May 29-31 2013. The title of the talk is "New challenges in fieldwork in a changing Southeast Asia - languages of Myanmar".Mehr...
29.04.2013 Alena Witzlack-Makarevich appointed junior professorship in Kiel
Alena Witzlack-Makarevich has accepted a junior professorship in General Linguistics from the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel. She will start her new appointment on May 1 2013.
24.04.2013 Talk by Bill Foley
Bill Foley (University of Sydney) is giving a talk entitled "Direct-inverse systems in Murik-Kopar: role alignment, person hierarchies and paradigm collapse". The talk is part of the 'Projektkolloquium' and will take place on Friday, April 26, at 10:15 am in room KOL-H-309 (University main building).Mehr...
20.04.2013 Talk by Greville Corbett
Greville Corbett (University of Surrey), guest of the doctoral program linguistics, is giving a talk entitled "Paradigms: interesting, complex and difficult to represent". It will take place on Tuesday, April 23, at 17:15 h in room HIM-E-4.
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