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
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.
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
This research project will study how political order and historical truth were jointly constructed in the late medieval Middle East. It will look in particular at how contemporary Islamic scholars/historians ...read more
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