Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Melanie Malzahn

Foto Melanie Malzahn

 

CV

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2017— Direktor of the Akademievorhaben “Turfanforschung” (Turfan Studies) Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities / Berlin

2012— Full Professor of Comparative Indo-European Linguistics, Univ. of Vienna

2011—2012 Senior Postdoc and Principal Investigator, Univ. of Vienna

2008—2012 Recipient of an APART-Fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

2000—2008 Pre- and postdoctoral assistant, Univ. of Vienna

Visiting scholar/lecturer/professor positions at Minzu Univ. of China, École pratique des hautes études, Institut de France, Harvard Univ., UCLA

 

EDUCATION

2009 Habilitation (venia legendi) in Indo-European Linguistics (Indogermanische Sprachwissenschaft), Univ. Vienna

2001 Dr.phil. Linguistics/Indo-European Studies, Univ. Vienna

1999 MA Linguistics/Indo-European Studies, Univ. Vienna

1992—1999 Indo-European Studies (major), General Linguistics (minor), Ancient Oriental Studies (minor) at Hamburg Univ. and Vienna Univ.

1992 Abitur Gymnasium Harksheide / Germany

 

HONORS and Prizes

Corresponding member of the Saxon Academy of Sciences and Humanities

Full member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Member of the Academia Europaea

Associate member of the research group UMR 7528 “Mondes iranien et indien” (CNRS, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, INaLCO, EPHE)

2010 START Prize of the FWF – Austrian Sciences Fund

 

Overview of main research fields

Indo-European linguistics (Phonology, Morphology, Semantics)

Comparative grammar of Tocharian

Comparative grammar of Indo-Iranian

Tocharian philology

Vedic philology

History of Comparative Philology

 

Most important activities and achievements

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Most important teaching and supervision activities and achievements 2014-2020

Indo-European linguistics (Phonology, Morphology, Semantics)
Comparative grammar of Tocharian
Comparative grammar of Indo-Iranian
Tocharian philology
Vedic philology
History and methods of Comparative Philology

 

Supervision

MA

2014

Veronika Milanova

Proto-Indo-European kinship terms

2016 Maria Käferböck Zeitbegriffe und Konzeptualisierung von ZEIT im Rigveda: eine quantitative Betrachtung des Wortschatzes zur Beschreibung zeitbezogener Vorgänge oder Ereignisse in Hinblick auf deren Zeitpunkte, Dauer und Wiederholungen
2017 Natalie Sandner Enklitische Pronomen im Altkirchenslawischen. Untersuchung der pronominalen Klitisierung im Codex Zographensis
2018 Antonio Fichera Studien zur resianischen Wortbildung
2019 Patrick Elmer

Dating the split of the Japonic language family.
Pre-Old Japanese and Proto-Southern Ryūkyūan

 

PhD

2017Stefan HöflerDer Stier, der Stärke hat. Possessive Adjektive und ihre Substantivierung im Indogermanischen; current position: Marie Curie Post-Doc Fellow University of Copenhagen