PhD Samona Kurilova
Samona Kurilova was a visiting fellow at the Institute of General and Comparative Linguistics from October 2019 to January 2020.
Home institute: The Institute for Humanities Research and Indigenous Studies of the North, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch (Yakutsk, Russia)
Research interests: Yukaghir languages, comparative linguistics, contact linguistics, linguoculturology
The title of the project: «Language Contact in Yukaghir»
The research project studies the interaction between the Yukaghir people and the neighbouring communities from the historical perspective, focusing on language contact and its impact on the Yukaghir language.
The project is sponsored by a DAAD scholarship
Dr. Raphael Barbosa
Dr. Raphael Barbosa was a visiting fellow at the Institute of General and Comparative Linguistics from November 2019 to April 2020.
Home institute: Department of Classical and Vernacular Letters / Faculty of Philosophy, Letters and Human Sciences - University of São Paulo (São Paulo, Brazil).
Research interests: Functional linguistics, morphosyntactic typology, description and comparison of Panoan languages, Matis language.
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The project investigates whether the interclausal morphology of the switch-reference system in the Matis language (Panoan) is a result of the grammatical reinterpretation of the pragmatic properties of the Matis case-marking system.
The project is sponsored by a FAPESP scholarship (nº 2019/09686-9).