The project aims to explore the cognitive load of sign language interpreting and compare it with oral interpreting. The premise aims to establish whether sign language interpreters face a comparable ...read more
The question of prehistoric contact between indigenous hunter-gatherers and the first sedentary communities in Western Central Africa has so far mainly been addressed by linguists, geneticists and historians in relation to the ...read more
The project investigates the evolution of the vowel system within the so-called 'Latin-Romace transition'. This research will be devoted to determining whether a sociolinguistic variation (both stylistic, diastratic and diatopic) ...read more
Through studies of material culture and the distribution of material remains, archaeology has a large potential to substantially contribute to the debate on how past economies functioned and evolved over ...read more
Via corpus-based analysis and experimental research we investigate the presence and impact of non-standard language features (old and new vernacular) in public consumer comments and company responses on social media.
This project investigates the nature of the Latin verb stems, based on the analysis of a corpus consisting of Classical and Late Latin historiographical texts. It examines their basic value: ...read more
Scholars usually concurr that transport by rivers and lakes greatly stimulated the development of trade in the Roman empire. The contribution of rivers and lakes to transport networks is mostly ...read more