Recent and Current Research Projects

Linguistic morphology in time and space — South America
Duration:01.02.16–31.01.19
Funding: Swiss National Science Foundation (SINERGIA program)
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A digital dictionary for the Blackfoot language
Duration: 01.01.15–30.12.17
Funding: Social Sciencies and Humanities Research Council of Canada
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Typological hierarchies in diachrony and typology
Duration: 01.07.13–
Funding: no special funding
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Islands in an ocean of (poly)synthesis and concatenative morphology. What linguistic theory and typology can learn from selected Amerindian languages
Duration: 01.02.12–31.01.16
Funding: Swiss National Science Foundation
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Mapudungun and Blackfoot: Inverse morphology and three-participant clauses
Duration: 01.07.09–30.06.13
Funding: Swiss National Science FoundationEuropean Science Foundation
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The Typology of Benefactives
Duration: 01.03.07–31.12.10
Funding: no special funding
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Approaches to defining and analyzing semantic roles
Duration: 01.01.07–
Funding: no special funding
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Alignment in Maku languages and the genetic and areal stability of alignment: A contribution to the typology of morphosyntactic organization
Duration: 01.01.04–31.12.04
Funding: Swiss National Science Foundation