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Pavel Rudnev

  • Pavel Rudnev has been at HSE University since 2017.

Education and Degrees

  • 2015

    PhD in General linguistics
    University of Groningen
    Thesis Title: Dependency and discourse-configurationality: A study of Avar

  • 2007

    Chelyabinsk State University

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2021, 2020

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)

Formal Approaches to Natural Language (Master’s programme; Faculty of Humanities; 1 year, 2 module)Rus

Courses (2021/2022)

Formal Approaches to Natural Language (Master’s programme; Faculty of Humanities; 1 year, 1-3 module)Rus

Courses (2020/2021)

Formal Approaches to Natural Language (Master’s programme; Faculty of Humanities; 1 year, 1, 2 module)Rus

Courses (2019/2020)

Formal approaches to natural language (Master’s programme; Faculty of Humanities; 1 year, 1, 2 module)Rus



  • 2019
    Formal Approaches to Russian Linguistics 3 (Москва). Presentation: Towards an exhaustification analysis of plain disjunction in Russian
  • Cambridge Comparative Syntax 8 (Cambridge). Presentation: Dynamic phases, split ergativity and adposition agreement in Avar

  • 2018

    Surrey Morphology Group (Guildford). Presentation: Morphosyntactic duality of Avar negation

  • 51st Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea (Таллинн). Presentation: Plain disjunction markers in Russian and positive polarity
  • Groningen Syntax Seminar. Presentation: Agreeing adpositions in Avar and theories of Agree
  • 2017

    33rd Annual Meeting of the Israel Association for Theoretical Linguistics (Тель-Авив). Presentation: Disjunct size, positive polarity and the scope of disjunction in Russian

  • Formal Approaches to Russian Linguistics (Москва). Presentation: Paths to positive polarity: The case of two plain PPI-disjunctions in Russian

  • Андийский семинар (Москва). Presentation: О природе ограничений на выражение отрицания в аварском языке
  • 2016

    Comparative Syntax Meetings (Leiden). Presentation: The syntactic side of positive polarity: PPI-disjunctions in Russian

  • TABU Dag 37 (Groningen). Presentation: Particles,disjunction and inquisitivity in Avar

  • De Grote Taaldag (Utrecht). Presentation: Core and peripheral disjunction strategies, and sentential negation in Russian

  • 2015
    Syntax Interface Lectures (Utrecht). Presentation: The interaction of negation and disjunction in Russian
  • "It depends..." Workshop (Groningen). Presentation: Dependency and discourse-configurationality: A study of Avar negation

  • TiN-Dag (Utrecht). Presentation: Locations and situations: On the interaction of negation and finiteness in Avar


RSF 24-28-01873 (2024–2025) "How (not) to be silent: unpronounced material in light of experimental data". 


RFBR 20-512-26004 (2021–2023) "Morphology of agreement". PI: S. Toldova

RSF 18-78-10128 (2018–2021) "When the verb is not a verb: Non-finite constructions in the languages of Russia". PI: N. Zevakhina

18-05-0053 "Modality effects in the syntax of Russian Sign Language" (2018; PI: Natalia Slioussar)

Employment history

2015–2016: lecturer, University of Groningen

2010–2015: research fellow (assistent in opleiding) in linguistics, University of Groningen

Timetable for today

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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.

Welcome Aboard: Post-Doc Introductions

Every year, HSE hires post-doctoral researchers from all over the world. And in 2017-18, more than 30 of them started work at laboratories and research centres in a large range of fields and specializations. The HSE Lookis pleased to introduce this year’s international researchers, so that you can learn more about your colleagues and find out about opportunities for potential collaboration.