Selected Talks

Language and Climate Change

November 28, 2019

talk with Sigrid Beck and Wanda Rothe at “Fridays for Future”, University of Tübingen. For details on the event visit:

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The Processing of Ambiguous Degree Constructions in German

February 16, 2018

(joined poster with Fabian Schlotterbeck & Oliver Bott) Linguistic Evidence 2018, University of Tübingen.

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(No) Variation in the Grammar of Alternatives – Intervention Effects in Russian.

May 20, 2017

(with Anna Howell) FASL 26 (Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.

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Comparison in Nenets: About a Language that Decided to have Degrees and also Use them.

September 9, 2016

6th Conference on Samoyedology, Institute of Linguistics RAS (Russian  Academy of Sciences), Moscow, Russia.

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Processing Ambiguous Degree Constructions Cross-linguistically

April 16, 2016

ECO-5 Graduate Student Workshop, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, USA.

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‘Small Degrees’: Degree Modification in Nenets.

March 17, 2016

Ling-Lunch, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA.

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A little bit taller, taller or just tall – The Pecularities of Nenets Comparison Constructions.

October 6, 2015

Invited Talk at the Institute of Linguistic Studies, Saint-Petersburg.

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The Positive Puzzle in the Semantics of Nenets Comparison Constructions.

July 3, 2015

Invited Talk at the “Semantikzirkel”, Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ZAS), Berlin.

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The Crosslinguistic Inventory of Phrasal Comparative Operators: Evidence from Russian.

May 3, 2014

FASL 23 (Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics), University of California, Berkeley, USA.

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Does your mouth open wider than mine? – On child acquisition of Russian comparatives.

July 25, 2013

Ph.D. Student Colloquium , Collaborative Research Center 833, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen.

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Acquisition of Russian Degree Constructions – A Corpus-Based Study.

May 4, 2013

FASL 22 (Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics), McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.

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A Parametric Approach to the Acquisition of Russian Degree Constructions.

April 11, 2013

Invited talk at LUSH (Leiden Utrecht Semantics Happenings), Universiteit Utrecht.

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Acquisition of Russian Comparison Constructions – Semantics Meets First Language Acquisition

January 9, 2013

ConSOLE XXI, Universität Potsdam. Awarded with best presentation

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Association with Focus in Degree Constructions

July 30, 2012

Research Seminar, English Department, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen. (with Vera Hohaus)

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The Use of Again in 19th Century vs. Present Day English

July 10, 2007

3rd Late Modern English Conference, Universiteit Leiden. (with Sigrid Beck and Katja Pflugfelder)

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