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Conference on Caucasian languages

Conference on Caucasian languages (May 13 -15, 2011)
English | Russian


The time allotted for presentation and discussion is 30 minutes. Conference languages are English and Russian.


Thursday 12.05.2011

Early bird meeting:
19.00 Dinner downtown at Alte Nikolaischule, Nikolaikirchhof 2


Friday 13.05.2011

9.30-10.15 Registration & coffee
10.15-10.30 Conference opening
10.30-11.15 Plenary talk
Johanna Nichols
Morphological characters for tracing contact and decent in Nakh-Daghestanian
  phonology phonology/areal linguistics
11.15-11.45 Creissels, Denis
Liaison and grammaticalization in Northern Akhvakh
Dzakhova, Veronika
Фонетические маркеры осетинского словесного ударения
11.45-12.15 Chitoran, Ioana
Lezgi in the typological context of vowel devoicing
Magomedov, Magomed & Danijal Magomedov
Ареальное взаимодействие дагестаских языков
12.15-12.45 Authier, Gilles
Origins and behavior of pharyngealization in (Southern) Rutul
Shihalieva, Sabrina
Языковая экология и языковые контакты в Дагестане: влияние русского языка на табасаранский
12.45-14.15 lunch break
  phonology general
14.15-14.45 Grawunder, Sven
The frequency distribution of some phonological features in the Caucasus area
Alieva, Zainab & Madzhid Khalilov
Словообразование в дагестанских языках
14.45-15.15 Kikvidze, Zaal
The rule-governed word-order in Georgian copulative compounds: prosodic and phonotactic factors
Dibirov, Ibragim
Аварский язык в Азербайджане (ареальная характеристика)
15.15-15.45 Kojima, Yasuhiro
Pharyngeal and laryngeal consonants in Batsbi
Khalidova, Rashidat
О тукитинском языке
15.45-16.15 coffee break
  phonology/general morphosyntax/general
16.15-16.45 Ganenkov, Dmitry
Acoustic characteristics of ejectives / unaspirated in Udi
Mallaeva, Zulaikhat
О некоторых особенностях синтаксических конструкций в аварском языке
16.45-17.15 Komen, Erwin
Chechen intonation
Tairova, Mariza
О специфике грамматического выражения категории одушевленности-неодушевленности в падежных формах дагестанских языков (на материале ботлихского, рутульского и цахурского языков)
17.15-17.45 Schulze, Wolfgang
How much ‘Udi’ is Caucasian Albanian?

19.00 Dinner downtown at Fra Diavolo, Burgplatz 2


Saturday 14.05.2011

  morphosyntax morphosyntax
9.45-10.15 Dum-Tragut, Jasmine
A morphological paradox of Modern Eastern Armenian: inflected adpositions
Bernard Comrie & Diana Forker & Zaira Khalilova
Alignment Typology, Reflexives, and Reciprocals in Tsezic Languages
10.15-10.45 Babalieva, Ayten
Split intransitivity in literary Tabassaran
Vydrin, Arseniy
Passives and modal passives in Ossetic
10.45-11.15 coffee break
  morphosyntax morphosyntax
11.15-11.45 Kimmelman, Vadim
Auxiliaries in Adyghe
Arkadiev, Peter & Dmitry Gerasimov
Holistic quantification in Adyghe
11.45-12.15 Lacroix, Rene
Origin of Sets I-II person suffixes in South Caucasian
Belyaev, Oleg
Semantically asymmetrical coordinate clauses in Iron Ossetic
12.15-12.45 Öztürk, Balkiz, Demirok, Ömer, Göksel, Asli
Implications of case and agreement patterns in three Caucasian dialects spoken in Turkey: Pazar laz, Ardeshani Laz and Inegöl (Acharian) Georgian
Bogomolova, Natasha
Gender agreement in Tabasaran dialects
12.45-14.15 lunch break
14.15-14.45 Pasquereau, Jérémy
Loss of semantic specification and lexicalization of configuration markers: the case of Karata
Chumakina, Marina
Biabsolutives in Archi
14.45-15.15 Shabashvili, Guili
Formal and semantic evolution of the category of perfect tense in Georgian language
Erschler, David
Binding of clitic and non-clitic pronouns in Ossetic
15.15-15.45 Weber, Tobias
Differential agent marking in Caucasian languages
Gerasimov, Dmitry
Personal pronouns as heads of negative subordinate clauses in Adyghe: a morphological puzzle
15.45-16.15 coffee break
16.15-18.00 Workshop on khinkal

19.30 Dinner downtown at Telegraph, Dittrichring 18-20


Sunday 15.05.2011

  areal linguistics morphosyntax
9.45-10.15 Gadilia, Ketevan
About one category in the languages of Caucasus. Areal or typological phenomena?
Lander, Yury
The Tanti Dargwa category of contrast
10.15-10.45 Wier, Thomas
Typological Rara (and Rarissima) in Khevsur and Tush
Letuchiy, Alexander
Salience of subevents and participants in Adyghe causative constructions
10.45-11.15 coffee break
  areal linguistics morphosyntax
11.15-11.45 Maysak, Timur & Solmaz Merdanova
Repetitive prefix in Agul and its areal/genetic background
Molochieva, Zarina & Alena Witzlack-Makarevich
Noun-verb complex predicates in Chechen
11.45-12.15 Dobrushina, Nina & Michael Daniel
Multilingualism in Daghestan: four case studies
Serdobolskaya, Natasha
Long-distance agreement in Qunqi and Xuduc Dargwa: raising or clause union
12.15-12.45 Kevin Tuite
Explorations in Kartvelian marginal verb classes: Medial verbs with version vowel /e/.
Sumbatova, Nina
Existential auxiliaries in Tanti and other dialects of Dargwa
12.45-13.00 Farewell words

14:00 LUNCH downtown Bayrischer Bahnhof, Bayrischer Platz 1