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Timur Maisak

  • Timur Maisak has been at HSE University since 2014.

Education and Degrees

  • 2023

    Doctor of Sciences*
    HSE University

  • 2002

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Comparative Historical, Typological and Contrastive Linguistics
    Thesis Title: Typology of grammaticalization paths of motion and posture verbs

  • 1998

    Degree in Linguistics
    Lomonosov Moscow State University, Philological Faculty

* 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.
* Doctor of Sciences
A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.

Awards and Accomplishments

Winner of the HSE University Best Russian Research Paper Competition – 2021

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

The Theory of Grammar (Master’s programme; Faculty of Humanities; 2 year, 2, 3 module)Eng

Courses (2020/2021)

Grammaticalization (Master’s programme; Faculty of Humanities; 2 year, 3 module)Eng

Courses (2019/2020)

Grammar of a Non-European Languages (Master’s programme; Faculty of Humanities; 1 year, 2-4 module)Eng

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)

Research Seminar (Master’s programme; Faculty of Humanities; 1 year, 1-4 module)Eng

Editorial board membership

  • Editorial board member of the Languages of the Caucasus book series (at Language Science Press) since 2018.

    Deputy Chief Editor of the Jazykoznanie publishing house since 2023.

  • 2015: Member of the Editorial Board, Languages of the Caucasus.

  • 2012: Member of the Editorial Board, Родной язык: лингвистический журнал.



  • 2020

    53rd Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea. Presentation: Adverb/postposition ‘after’ to sequential connective ‘then’ to discourse-pragmatic marker in Andi

  • 2019
    52nd Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (Leipzig). Presentation: Numeral classifiers in Udi: a unique contact-induced development among Nakh-Daghestanian?
  • 2018
    The 44th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society" (Беркли). Presentation: Attributives in Andi (Nakh-Daghestanian): clitics, affixes, or both?
  • 18th International Morphology Meeting (Будапешт). Presentation: Endoclitics in Andi
  • Syntax of the World’s Languages VIII (Париж). Presentation: Some remarkable features of negative verb forms in Andi (Nakh-Daghestanian)
  • 2017
    The 50th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (Цюрих). Presentation: The future and the prospective within a tense-aspect system: the case of Andi
  • ALT-12 (Канберра). Presentation: Tense and aspect among the factors conditioning the distribution of quotatives: Data from Andi
  • Малые языки в большой лингвистике (Москва). Presentation: «Презенс нарушенного ожидания» в андийском языке: морфология, семантика и путь грамматикализации
  • Типология морфосинтаксических параметров 2017 (Москва). Presentation: Эндоклитики внутри глагола: теперь и в андийском
  • 2016
    Valency and Valency Change in the Caucasus (Москва). Presentation: Valency Issues in Northeast-Caucasian

Employment history

Since 2001: Researcher at the Department of Caucasian Languages of the Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences

In 2013-2014: Assistant Professor at the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics of the Philological Faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Lecturer in Linguistic Typology)

Timetable for today

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Members of the Linguistic Convergence Laboratory contributed chapters to new Oxford Handbook of Languages of the Caucasus

A new Oxford Handbook dedicated to the languages of the Caucasus appeared this month. It contains several contributions from members of the Linguistic Convergence Laboratory.

Members of the Linguistic convergence laboratory participated in the SLE conference online

The 53rd SLE conference was held in an unconventional format for the first time in history. The Linguistic convergence laboratory was represented by a number of talks.

Members of the Laboratory Participated in International Conferences

At the end of the summer members of the Laboratory presented their researches at two large international conferences on linguistics — SLE and ALT.