Talks and conference presentations


Beobachtungen zur Finalen Dehnung vor Sprechpausen im Niedersorbischen. Talk given at 14. Deutscher Slavistiktag, Ruhr-University Bochum, 23 Sep 2022.


Final Lengthening - a universal phenomenon? Insights from 25 languages. Talk given at Phonologiekolloquium, Goethe-University Frankfurt, 24 Nov 2021.

Differences between male and female speakers in the production of /s/: A cross-linguistic study. Talk given at P&P 17, Goethe-University Frankfurt (virtual conference), 29 Sep 2021, with Susanne Fuchs and Frank Seifart.

Final and prefinal lengthening in 13 languages. Talk given at the Prosodic boundary phenomena workshop, 43. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft, Freiburg (virtual conference), 24 Feb 2021, with Susanne Fuchs and Frank Seifart.

How vowel length interacts with final lengthening: A corpus study. Talk given at the 18th Old World Conference on Phonology, Eivissa (virtual conference), 28 Jan 2021, with Susanne Fuchs and Frank Seifart.

Hat phonologische Vokallänge einen Einfluss auf finale Dehnung? Antworten aus dem DoReCo-Korpus. Talk given at Kolloquium Korpuslinguistik und Phonetik, Humboldt University of Berlin, 27 Jan 2021, with Susanne Fuchs and Frank Seifart.


Phonological vowel length interacts with final lengthening. Poster presented at ISSP 2020, Providence, RI (virtual conference), 16 Dec 2020, with Susanne Fuchs and Frank Seifart.

A cross-linguistic database for speech rate analysis. Poster presented at LSA 2020, New Orleans, LA, 04 Jan 2020, with Matt Stave, Frank Seifart and Manfred Krifka.


Assessing cross-linguistic similarity with Sound Comparisons. Talk given at SLE 52, Leipzig University, 22 Aug 2019, with Paul Heggarty.

Some remarks on the four-way phonation contrast in Bzhedugh Adyghe. Poster presented at ICPhS 2019, Melbourne, 05 Aug 2019.

Sound Comparisons: A new online database and resource for research in phonetic diversity. Talk given at ICPhS 2019, Melbourne, 05 Aug 2019, with Paul Heggarty.

Sound Comparisons: Eine Onlinedatenbank zur Erforschung phonetischer Vielfalt. Talk given at Vielfaltslinguistik 2019, Cologne, 28 Mar 2019, with Paul Heggarty.

Morphological accent in Lakota. Talk given at Micro-Workshop on Accent, Leipzig University, 29 Jan 2019.


Glottolog 3.3: Some problems – and proposed solutions. Talk given at the DLCE Journal Club, MPI-SHH, Jena, 13 Dec 2018, with Paul Heggarty.


Anti-cyclic mutation in Stratal Containment. Talk given at NELS 48, Reykjavík, 27 Oct 2017.

The place hierarchy is still alive: Evidence from Lakota. Talk given at Markedness: Perspectives in Morphology and Phonology, Goethe University Frankfurt, 13 Jul 2017.

Beobachtungen zur Prosodie in russischen Regionalsprachen. Invited talk given at Slavistisches Kolloquium, University of Göttingen, 14 Jun 2017.

Overapplication in Seereer is not backcopying. Poster presented at 25mfm, Manchester, 26 May 2017.

Wordhood at all levels: A stratal account of minimality effects in Kharia. Poster presented at OCP 14, Duesseldorf, 21 Feb 2017.


Clicks in interaction from a cross-linguistic perspective: A construction-based approach. Talk given at ConSOLE XXIV, York (UK), 08 Jan 2016, with Matías Guzmán Naranjo.

Vowel colouring patterns in Bzhedugh Adyghe: Evidence for cumulative constraint interaction. Talk given at ConSOLE XXIV, York (UK), 06 Jan 2016.


Floating, but ordered: An account of Sye verb root alternations. Poster presented at NELS 46, Montreal, 16 Oct 2015, with Peter Staroverov.

Russisch-Evenischer Sprachkontakt. Beobachtungen zur Sprache der Altsiedler in Sibirien und im Fernen Osten. Talk given at 12. Deutscher Slavistentag, Gießen, 02 Oct 2015, with Christian Sappok.

Tiefe vs. nicht-tiefe Abschlüsse: Beobachtungen zur Intonation in der russischen Spontansprache. Talk given at 12. Deutscher Slavistentag, Gießen, 02 Oct 2015.

An acoustic analysis of fricatives in Temirgoy Adyghe. Talk given at ICPhS 18, Glasgow, 11 Aug 2015.

When boundaries become central: on clicks, rhythm breaks and boundary tones in Russian. Talk given at Urban Voices: linguistic variation and communicative diversity, St. Petersburg, 25 Jun 2015.

Russisch-Evenische Interferenzen in der Sprache der Altsiedler im Fernen Osten -- phonetisch induziert, phonologisch katalysiert oder parallel verlaufend? Talk given at Junge Slavistik im Dialog X, Kiel, 11 Apr 2015.

Boundary tones indicate turn allocation in Russian. Talk given at ConSOLE XXIII, Paris, 8 Jan 2015.


RuReg: Eine Datenbank russischer Regionalsprache. Talk given at Junge Slavistik im Dialog IX, Kiel, 11 Apr 2014.


The Circassian languages: Phonetic detail and typological conclusions. Invited talk given at Surrey Morphology Group, 13 Nov 2013.