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Timur Maisak

  • Timur Maisak has been at HSE University since 2014.

Education and Degrees

  • 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.

Student Term / Thesis Papers

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Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)

Editorial board membership

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

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

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



  • 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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