Research Projects in progress

’Digitizing the Cappadocian dialectal landscape’’ (2018-2020). Post-graduate research of Dr. Dimitra Melissaropoulou (2018-2020). Greek Ministry of Education

“Inflection and Inflectional Classes”. Greek State Scholarships Foundation. Doctoral research for M. Marinis. Greek Ministry of Education (2017-2019).

“Areal Morphology” (2017- ). University of Zurich Research Program. Coordinator: Prof. Michele Loporcaro, University of Zurich.

“Immigration and Language in Canada. Greeks and Greek-Canadians”. Niarchos Foundation (2016-2018). In collaboration with the Canadian Universities McGill York and Simon Fraser. https://immigrec.com

“Words in the World” (2016-2020). Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Coordinator: Prof. Gary Libben, Brock University.

 “Fading Voices in Southern Italy: Investigating Language Contact in Magna Graecia” (2015-2018). Leverhulme foundation. Coordinator: Prof. Adam Ledgeway, Cambridge.

Accomplished Research Projects

“Pontus, Cappadocia, Aivali: In Search of Asia Minor Greek (AMiGre)”. THALIS Program (selected first in Greece, in the field of Humanities). European Union and Greek Ministry of Education (2012-2015). http://amigredb.philology.upatras.gr

“Morphology in Language Contact Situations: Greek in contact with Turkish and Italian (MORILAN)”. ARISTEIA Program (selected second in Greece, in the field of Humanities). Greek Ministry of Education (2012-2015). http://morilan.upatras.gr

“Compounding and Derivation in Griko and Cypriot”. KARATHEODORIS Program for Ph.D. Studies. Doctoral research for M. Andreou. University of Patras, Research Committee (2010-2013).

“Inflection versus Derivation: The case of the Griko dialect”. ΗERAKLEITOS Program for Ph.D. Studies. Doctoral research for N. Koutsoukos. Greek Ministry of Education (2010-2013).

“Recording, Studying and Cartographing the Dialectal Variation of Lesbos”. Greek Ministry of Shipping. General Secretariat of the Aegean and Insular Policy (2010-2016). http://lesvos.lmgd.philology.upatras.gr

“Preservation of the Linguistic Heritage: The Cretan Dialect in Western Turkey”. In cooperation with Asli Göksel, Professor at Bogazici University. Private Funding (2009-2012).

“From the Dialect of Megara to Old Athenian”. Leventis Foundation. 2009-2010.

“Documentation of the Dialect of Agia Paraskevi (Eastern Lesbos)”. Community of Agia Paraskevi, Lesbos (July-August 2008).

“A Cross-dialectal Approach for the Derivation of Greek Words”. Hellenic Scholarships Foundation (I.K.Y.) Post-doctoral research for Dr. Dimitra Melissaropoulou. Greek Ministry of Education (2008-2009).

“Documentation and Description of Cappadocian”. Documentation of Endangered Languages Program. Funded by SOAS (PG0033). In cooperation with Mark Janse, Professor at Ghent University (2006-2007).

“Compounding in Language Acquisition”. Hellenic Scholarships Foundation (I.K.Y.) Post-doctoral research for Dr. Marina Tzakosta. Greek Ministry of Education (2005-2006).

“The Dialect of Eastern Lesbos: Description and Analysis”. PYTHAGORAS II Program. Greek Ministry of Education (2005-2007).

“Comparative Linguistics and Language Variation”. EPEAEK / Graduate Studies Program. Greek Ministry of Education (2004-2008).

“Word-formation in the Asia-Minor Language of Kydonies and Moschonisia”. HERAKLEITOS Program for Ph.D. Studies. Greek Ministry of Education ( 2003- 2006).

“The Asia-Minor Language of Kydonies (Aivali) and Moschonisia: Description and Analysis”. EPTA Program. Ministry of the Aegean (2002-2004). http://mikrasia.lit.upatras.gr

“GRIKO, a Greek Dialect of South Italy: Description and Analysis”. INTERREG II Program. Greek Ministry of Development, General Secretariat of Research and Technology (2000-2001).

“Greek WORDNET, an Electronic Lexical Semantic Network”. EPET II Program Greek Ministry of Development, General Secretariat of Research and Technology (1999-2001).

Cooperation in research projects

“GRECO: “Retaining Greek in Enclaved Communities (GRECO): Greek speakin Turkish Cypriots in Cyprus and Turkish Cretans of Cunda island in Turkey”. A.G. Leventis foundation (2014–2016). Coordinator: Ass. Prof. Elena Ioannidou, University of Cyprus.

“NetWordS, Network for the Word Structure” (2011-2014). European Science Foundation. Coordinator: Dr Vito Pirrelli, Centro Nazionale di Ricerca. Pisa.

“A Concise Grammar of Modern Balkan Languages”. Flemish Academic Centre for Science and the Arts. Coordinator: Prof. Liliane Tasmowski, Flemish Royal Academy, Brussels (2008-2009).

“POLYTIMO (A computational treatment of the written expression of old manuscripts)”. (2006-2008). Information Society Program. Coordinator: BSI International Administration Systems.

“Development of Education Material for Young Non-Greek Speaking Children” (2002-2005). Education of Muslim Children. Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Spyros Moschonas, University of Athens.

“Asymmetries at Interfaces”. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2003-2008). Coordinator: Prof. Anne-Marie Di Sciullo, UQAM.

“Words in the Mind, Words in the Brain”. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2002-2006). Coordinator: Prof. Gary Libben, University of Alberta (now Brock University).

“Genetic and Linguistic Factors Affecting Children with Late Linguistic Development”. Cyprus Genetics Research Institute (2001-2004). Coordinator: Dr Kakia Peteinou, Cyprus Research Institute.

“The Linguistic Expression of Young Pupils in Patras Schools” (2001-2003). University of Patras: Karatheodoris Program. Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Argyris Archakis, University of Patras.

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