Assistants

Dr. Natalia Aralova
© Dr. Natalia Aralova

Dr. Natalia Aralova

Dr. Natalia Aralova works in project "Small-scale multilingualism and language mixing in the Lower Kolyma Tundra". She is responsible for the analysis of Even data, completeness and consistency of transcription and glossing.
Dr. Natalia Aralova obtained her PhD from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) in 2015. From 2017 to 2020 she had a postdoc position at the research unit Dynamique De Language (CNRS) in Lyon, France. From May 2021 until the end of March 2022 she worked as a senior researcher for the Center of preservation, revitalization and documentation of languages of Russia (Institute of Linguistics, RAS, Moscow). Together with Dr. Maria Pupynina, she has been working on the sociolinguistic features of the Lower Kolyma district.


Professional career:

2021-2022

Senior researcher at the Center of preservation, revitalization and documentation of languages of Russia (Institute of Linguistics, RAS, Moscow)

2017-2020 Postdoctoral researcher at the research unit Dynamique du Langage, CNRS & Université Lyon 2 in the project “Documentation of Negidal, a nearly extinct Northern Tungusic language of the Lower Amur”
2015

Annotator of Even data for the project

“Articulation speed variation cross-linguistically” at Universität zu Köln
2009-2015

PhD student at Max-Planck-Institut für evolutionäre Anthropologie
in the project “Dialectal and cultural diversity among Evens in Siberia”


Research focus:

  • Siberian languages (particularly Tungusic and its neighbors)
  • Language documentation
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Language change
  • Multilingualism
  • Language contact


Selected publications: click here


Teaching:

2022 / Summer semester

University of Kiel (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

Typology  (BA)
2021-2022 / Winter semester

University of Kiel (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

Kontaktlinguistik (BA)
2014 / Summer semester

University of Leipzig, Institute for Linguistics

Analysis of fieldwork data (MA)

 

Evgenia Zhivotova
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Evgenia Zhivotova

Student Assistant

Archiving and processing of field research data

Project: Small-scale multilingualism in the Lower Kolyma Tundra


Professional career:

2017 Teacher "German as a foreign/second language", private language schools, Leipzig
2011-2015 Research associate, Max-Planck-Institut for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
2011-2015 Lecturer for Russian Language, University Leipzig
2011 M.A. in General Linguistics and East Slavic Studies

 

Nele Brathe
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Nele Brathe

Student assistant
Library

Aegidiistraße 5
48143 Münster

Phone: +49 (251) 83-2449
ifassek@uni-muenster.de