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Leonid Kulikov

  • Leonid Kulikov has been at HSE University since 2020.

Education and Degrees

  • 2001

    PhD
    Leiden University

  • 1989

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD)
    Higher Attestation Commission

  • 1986

    Degree in Structural and Applied Linguistics
    Lomonosov Moscow State University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Editorial board membership

  • 2018: Member of the Editorial Board, Вестник РГГУ. Серия «Филологические науки. Языкознание»/ Московский лингвистический журнал.

  • 2017: Editor-in-chief, Journal of South Asian Languages and Linguistics.

  • 2015: Member of the Editorial Board, Archivio Glottologico Italiano.

  • 2010: Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Historical Linguistics.

  • 2010: Member of the Editorial Board, Lingua Posnaniensis.

  • 2014–2017: Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of South Asian Languages and Linguistics.

Courses (2020/2021)

Introduction to Vedic Hymnography (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Humanities; 3 year, 1-4 module)Rus

Publications21

Conferences

  • 2021
    Семинар Отдела сравнительно-исторического изучения индоевропейских языков и ареальных исследований Института лингвистических исследований РАН (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Κένταυρος и его (не)индоевропейские родственники: индоиранский gandharvá- и другие мифологические параллели
  • Sodalizio Glottologico Milanese, seduta di novembre (Милан). Presentation: Labile verbs and the evolution of transitivity types in Indo-European
  • I международная научная конференция Дубянские чтения (Москва). Presentation: Деграмматикализация залога и выбор активных/медиальных форм в классическом санскрите (на материале санскритских -ya-презенсов)
  • 2020
    The 53rd Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE53) (Bucharest). Presentation: Typology of preverbs and transitivity in diachrony: Evidence from Greek and beyond (with Nikolaos Lavidas)
  • Workshop “Towards a diachronic typology of middle voice”, the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE53) (Bucharest). Presentation: The origin of the middle voice and the rise of labile syntax in Bribri (with Sara Pacchiarotti)
  • Typology of morphosyntactic parameters” (TMP-10) (Москва). Presentation: Noun incorporation vs. nominal composition in a diachronic typological perspective: Evidence from Indo-European and beyond (key note lecture)
  • Приглашенные доклады (ERASMUS exchange) (Gothenburg). Presentation: Middle voice in Bantu and voice typology
  • Приглашенные доклады (ERASMUS exchange) (Gothenburg). Presentation: A glimpse into the history of Soviet linguistics: Stalin and the puzzle of the “Kursk-Oryol dialect”
  • Приглашенные доклады (ERASMUS exchange) (Gothenburg). Presentation: Vedic ghā̆ and Slavic же [že]: emphatic, causal or neither? (grammaticalization paths of some discourse particles in Indo-European)
  • 2019
    The 52nd Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE52) (Leipzig). Presentation: The origin of non-canonical case marking of subjects in Proto-Indo-European: accusative, ergative, or semantic alignment (with Peter Alexander Kerkhof, Roland Pooth and Jóhanna Barðdal)
  • Workshop “A comprehensive perspective on reflexive constructions”, the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE52) (Leipzig). Presentation: Bantu reflexives: A comparative case-study of the Kikongo language cluster (with Sebastian Dom)
  • The 7th International Vedic Workshop (Dubrovnik). Presentation: The Vedic particle ghā̆ and the primordial incest of Yama vs. Yamī: Linguistic and comparative-mythological evidence from Indo-Iranian and beyond
  • Приглашенная лекция (Paris). Presentation: Le mythe indo-iranien de l’inceste primordial de Yamī et Yama et ses racines (non-)indo-européennes: de la sexualité démoniaque vers la sexualité humaine?
  • Приглашенные лекции (Вена). Presentation: Из истории советской лингвистики: Сталин и загадка «курско-орловского диалекта»
  • Приглашенные лекции (Вена). Presentation: The Indo-Iranian myth of the primordial incest of Yamī and Yama and its (non-)Indo-European origins
  • 2018
    Joint Colloquium in Indo-European Linguistics “Variation and contact in the ancient Indo-European languages: between Linguistics and Philology” (Pisa). Presentation: Continuous vector space models for variation and change in sparse, richly annotated Indo-European argument structure data (with Jóhanna Barðdal, Gard B. Jenset, Laura Bruno, Esther Le Mair, Peter Alexander Kerkhof, Svetlana Kleyner, Roland Pooth)
  • Linguistic and cultural semantics in the Slavic languages (Ghent). Presentation: О сталинской концепции происхождения русского языка на базе курско-орловского диалекта
  • XXXIX Зографские чтения («Проблемы интерпретации традиционного индийского текста») (Петербург). Presentation: От демонической к человеческой сексуальности? Индо-иранский миф о первобытном инцесте Ями и Ямы и его индоевропейские корни
  • The 9th International Colloquium on Ancient Greek Linguistics (ICAGL-9) (Helsinki). Presentation: Greek χρόνος and its origin: An old etymological puzzle in Indo-European perspective
  • Workshop “Constructions and valency changing strategies in a diachronic perspective: Evidence from Indo-European and beyond”, the 51st Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE51) (Tallinn). Presentation: Lability and syntactic stability: Mechanisms of the emergence of labile verbs in early and late Old Indo-Aryan and Greek (with Nikolaos Lavidas)
  • Workshop “Valence orientation in contact: a cross-linguistic perspective”, the 51st Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE51) (Tallinn). Presentation: Voice and valence orientation in Indo-European: A diachronic typological perspective (with Nikolaos Lavidas)
  • Workshop “Labile verbs and transitivity oppositions in diachrony: Evidence from Indo-European and beyond”, the 48th Poznań Linguistic Meeting (PLM2018) (Poznań). Presentation: From intransitive to transitive-causative: Content accusative extension and the rise of labile verbs (Evidence from Indo-Iranian and beyond)
  • Workshop “Labile verbs and transitivity oppositions in diachrony: Evidence from Indo-European and beyond”, the 48th Poznań Linguistic Meeting (PLM2018) (Poznań). Presentation: Labile Verbs in Classical and Middle Chinese (with Yezi Mu)
  • Reconstructing Proto-Bantu Grammar (Ghent). Presentation: Proto-Bantu middle voice: From Meeussen to Schadeberg and beyond (with Sebastian Dom)
  • Belgian Indology Day celebrating Prof.Dr. Adriaan Scharpé (Ghent). Presentation: The Indo-Iranian myth of the primordial incest of Yamī and Yama and its (non-)Indo-European origins: From demonic to human sexuality?
  • Workshop "Gradation in Indo-European languages” (Göttingen). Presentation: Gradation in Old Indo-Aryan in typological perspective

On Live-TV: The Indo‐Iranian Myth of Yamī and Yama's Primordial Incest and its (Non‐)Indo‐European Origins: From Demonic to Human Sexuality? (In Russian)

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Leonid Kulikov Explains How the Syntax of Indo-European Languages Changed

From 20th-24th January Leonid Kulikov, (University of Ghent, Belgium) gave HSE linguistics students a mini-course in diachronic typology. The lectures and seminars were on the historical syntax of Indo-European languages in terms of typology.