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Petar Kehayov

    


biographie

Personal information

Name Petar Kehayov
Date of birth 22.05.1972
Place of birth Sofia, Bulgaria

Education

1979 – 1990 primary and secondary education, Sofia (Bulgaria)
1992 – 1993 studies in medieval history and Finnish, University of Sofia (interrupted)
1995 – 2000 B.A., University of Tartu, Estonian as a foreign language / Uralic linguistics
2000 – 2003 M.A., University of Tartu, Estonian linguistics
2004 – 2008 Ph.D., University of Tartu, Estonian linguistics

Academic positions

2003 – 2004  Specialist of study at the Department of Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics, University of Tartu
2006 – 2007 Associate researcher at the Graduate School of Linguistics and Language Technology of the University of Tartu
2004 – 2012 Researcher at the Institute of Estonian and General Linguistics, University of Tartu

Academic training

2005 Joint seminar of Ph.D. students of the University of Tartu, Tallinn University of Technology and Tallinn University (Ihaste, Estonia)
2007 Spring School on Grammaticalization and Typology organized by Graduate School of Linguistics and Language Technology of the University of Tartu and Tallinn University Doctoral School of Humanities (Rakvere, Estonia)
2007 Summer school of the Graduate School of Linguistics and Language Technology of University of Tartu (Haanja, Estonia)
2007  Summer School on Linguistic Methodology organized by Societas Linguistica Europea (Campobasso, Italy)


Scholarships

1997 – 1998 Exchange student at the University of Oulu, Finland
2000 – 2001 Student grant provided by Soros Supplementary Grant Programme
2002 – 2003 Student grant provided by Soros Supplementary Grant Programme
2005 – 2006 Guest-scholar at the Center for Grammar, Cognition and Typology, University of Antwerp, scholarship provided by the Government of Flanders
2011 – 2012 University of Regensburg, Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Participation in on-going projects

2008 – 2013 Estonian Scientific Foundation, research project “Morphosyntactic structure and development of Estonian”, principal investigator Helle Metslang
2010 – 2013 State program Estonian Language and Cultural memory, project “Linguistic fieldwork in Nothwest Russia”, principal investigator Liina Lindström
2011 – 2014 Estonian Scientific Foundation, research grant “Complex sentence in Estonian”, principal investigator Mati Erelt

Awards

2005 3rd place in the Estonian student research contest organized by ARCHIMEDES (category “Ph.D. students in Humanities”)

Linguistic fieldwork experience

1998 Language documentation among speakers of Votic and Ingrian in Northwest Russia (July 1998)
2009 Language documentation among speakers of Ingrian in Northwest Russia (July 2009)
2010 Language documentation among speakers of Seto (a subdialect of South Estonian) in Northwest Russia (July 2010)
2011 Language documentation among speakers of North-Karelian, Olonets and Ludic in the Republic of Karelia, Northwest Russia (July 2011)
2012 Language documentation among speakers of Ludic in the Republic of Karelia, Northwest Russia (June 2012)

Membership in professional organizations

Association for Linguistic Typology

Emakeele Selts (Mother Tongue Society), Estonia

Membership in scientific committees of conferences

43rd Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, 2–5 September 2010, Vilnius

4th Conference on the Syntax of the World’s Languages, 23–26 September 2010, Lyon

LANCHART workshop on Semantic Functions of Complementizers in European Languages, 28–29 October 2011, Copenhagen (organizer)

“Grammar and Context IV: New Approaches to the Uralic Languages”, 6–8 June 2013, Tartu

46th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, 18–21 September 2013, Split

Selected conference presentations

2005 (with Reeli Torn) Modals in Finnic, 38th annual conference of Societas Linguistica Europea (07.–10.09.2005, Valencia).
2006  Types of grammatical evidentials in the languages of the Balkan and Baltic linguistic areas, Annual conference of the Belgian Linguistic Society (20.05.2006, Leuven)
2006 (with Johan van der Auwera and Alice Vittrant) Acquisitive modals, TAMTAM: Cross-linguistic semantics of Tense, Aspect, Modality (15.–16.11.2006, Nijmegen).
2008   Interactions between evidential grammemes and lexical markers of epistemicity and evidentiality, CIL 18 (21.–26.07.2008, Seoul).
2009 Labile verbs in Estonian, ISTAL 19 (03.–05.04.2009, Thessaloniki).
2009  with Virve Vihman) System versus syncretism: verbal derivation and lability in Estonian, LAGB 50th Anniversary Golden Jubilee Meeting (06.–10.09.2009, Edinburgh).
2011 Semantic functions of complementizers in Finnic (Estonian, Finnish, Karelian), LANCHART workshop on Semantic Functions of Complementizers in European Languages (28.–29.10.2011, Copenhagen).

Languages

Bulgarian native
Estonian near-native
Finnish very good
English very good
German good
Russian good
Latvian passive


 

forschung

  • Ostseefinnische Sprachen
  • Sprachkontakt
  • Modalität
  • Grammatische Kategorien im Sprachtod

publikationen

Books

Kehayov, Petar 2008. An Areal-Typological Perspective to Evidentiality: the Cases of the Balkan and Baltic Linguistic Areas. Dissertationes Linguisticae Universitatis Tartuensis 10.

Articles

Kehayov, Petar & Vihman, Virve 2014. The lure of lability: A synchronic and diachronic investigation of the labile pattern in Estonian. To appear in: Typology of Labile Verbs: Focus on Diachrony, Eds. Kulikov, L., Lavidas, N., Linguistics 2014.
Kehayov, Petar, Helle Metslang & Karl Pajusalu 2012. Evidentiality in Livonian. Linguistica Uralica 2012/1. Tallinn. Estonian Academy Publishers, 41–54.

Kehayov, Petar, Liina Lindström & Ellen Niit 2011. Imperative in interrogatives in Estonian (Kihnu), Latvian and Livonian. Linguistica Uralica 2011/2. Tallinn. Estonian Academy Publishers, 81–93.

Blokland, Rogier & Petar Kehayov 2010. Vene keele mõjust eesti keeles. Tagasivaateid ja perspektiive. [The Russian influence in Estonian. Hindsights and outlooks.] Eesti ja soome-ugri keeleteaduse ajakiri (ESUKA) / Journal of Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics (JEFUL) 2010/2. Tartu. Tartu University Press, 35–54.

van der Auwera, Johan, Petar Kehayov & Alice Vittrant 2009. Acquisitive modals. In: Cross-linguistic Semantics of Tense, Aspect and Modality, Eds. Hogeweg, L., de Hoop, H. and Malchukov, A. (Linguistik Actuell/Linguistics Today 148). Amsterdam. John Benjamins, 271–302.

Kehayov, Petar 2009. Interactions between grammatical evidentials and lexical markers of epistemicity and evidentiality: a case-study of Bulgarian and Estonian. In: Lexikalische Evidenzialitäts-Marker in slavischen Sprachen, Eds. Plungian, V., Wiemer, B. Wiener Slawistischer Almanach, Sonderband 72. München – Wien. Otto Sagner, 165–201.

Kehayov, Petar 2009. Taboo intensifiers as polarity items: evidence from Estonian. Language Typology and Universals. Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung (STUF) 2009/1–2, 140–164.

Kehayov, Petar 2009. Olema-verbi ellipsist eesti kirjakeeles. [On the ellipsis of olema ‘to be’ in Written Estonian.] Emakeele Seltsi aastaraamat [Yearbook of the Mother Tongue Society] 54. Tartu. Eesti Teaduste Akadeemia, 107–152.

Kehayov, Petar & Reeli Torn-Leesik 2009. Modal verbs in Balto-Finnic. In: Modals in the Languages of Europe, Eds. Hansen, B., de Haan, F. (Empirical Approaches to Language Typology 44). Berlin – New York. Mouton de Gruyter, 363–401.

Kehayov, Petar & Rogier Blokland 2007. Mittesufiksaalne deminutiivituletus eesti keeles. [Non-suffixal diminutive derivation in Estonian.] Emakeele Seltsi aastaraamat [Yearbook of the Mother Tongue Society] 52. Tartu. Eesti Teaduste Akadeemia, 87–124.

Kehayov, Petar & Florian Siegl 2007. The evidential past participle in Estonian reconsidered. Études finno-ougriennes 38. Paris. L'Harmattan, 75–117.

Kehayov, Petar 2004. Eesti keele evidentsiaalsussüsteem mõne teise keele taustal. Semantika. [The Estonian evidentiality system in contrast with some other evidentiality systems. Semantics.] Keel ja Kirjandus [Language and Literature] 2004/12. Tallinn. SA Kultuurileht, 895–914.

Kehayov, Petar 2004. Eesti keele evidentsiaalsussüsteem mõne teise keele taustal. Morfosüntaks ja distributsioon. [The Estonian evidentiality system in contrast with some other evidentiality systems. Morphosyntax and distribution.] Keel ja Kirjandus [Language and Literature] 2004/11. Tallinn. SA Kultuurileht, 812–829.

Kehayov, Petar 2004. Lauseliigenduse printsiipe bulgaaria keele normatiivses grammatikas. [Syntactic relation tagging principles in Bulgarian normative grammar.] In: Lauseliikmeist eesti keeles [About the syntactic relations in Estonian], Ed. Lindström, L. Tartu Ülikooli eesti keele õppetooli preprindid 1. Tartu. Tartu Ülikooli Kirjastus, 26–33.

Kehayov, Petar 2002. Eesti keel ja makedoonia keel: arenguloolisi paralleele. [Estonian and Macedonian: sociohistorical resemblances.] Võro Instituudi Toimõndusõq [Publications of Võru Institute] 14. Võru. Võru Instituut, 13–26.

Kehayov, Petar 2002. Typology of Grammaticalized Evidentiality in Bulgarian and Estonian. Linguistica Uralica 2002/2. Tallinn. Estonian Academy Publishers, 126–144.

Reviews

Kehayov, Petar 2006. Uurimus eesti kirjakeele vene laensõnadest [A study on Russian loanwords in Literary Estonian.] (Rogier Blokland. The Russian Loanwords in Literary Estonian. Groningen: University of Groningen, 2005. 670 pp.). Keel ja Kirjandus [Language and Literature] 2006/10. Tallinn. SA Kultuurileht, 844–846.

veranstaltungen

WS 2012/13:

Einführung in eine nicht-indogermanische Sprache: Estnisch I
(Module AVS - M 03.1 (5))

Grammatikalisierung
(Module: AVS - M 11.1 (7))

SoSe 2013:

Einführung in eine nicht-indogermanische Sprache: Estnisch II

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