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 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
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
A striking feature of Ptolemaic rule in Egypt (305–30 BC) is the apparent extent of state controland intervention in industry and trade. A multitude of state-imposed rules and regulations can ...read more
Today’s ecological crisis prompts us to rethink our attitude towards physical and natural realities that have traditionally been seen as opposed to human subjectivity and agency. What emerges from this ...read more