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Stand: November 24, 2021

Dr. Helga Weyerts-Schweda

Programme Director
Humanities and Social Sciences 2: Social and Behavioural Sciences

E-Mail: helga.weyerts-schweda@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2046
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

104-01   General and Comparative Linguistics, Typology, Non-European Languages
104-02   Individual Linguistics
104-03   Historical Linguistics
104-04   Applied Linguistics, Experimental Linguistics, Computational Linguistics
112-04   Statistics and Econometrics

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

112-01   Economic Theory
112-02   Economic Policy, Applied Economics
112-03   Business Administration
112-05   Economic and Social History

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Advanced Studies Centres in SSH

2237 Words, Bones, Genes, Tools - Tracking Linguistic, Cultural and Biological Trajectories of the Human Past

Priority Programmes

1727 XPrag.de: New Pragmatic Theories based on Experimental Evidence

Research Units

2111 Questions at the Interfaces (QI)
2253 Crossing the Borders: The Interplay of Language, Cognition, and the Brain in Early Human Development
2373 Spoken Morphology: Phonetics and phonology of complex words
2537 Emerging grammars in language contact situations: A comparative approach
5157 Structuring the input in language processing, acquisition and change (SILPAC)
5175 Cyclic Optimization

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)

Collaborative Research Centres

1102 Information Density and Linguistic Encoding
1252 Prominence in Language
1287 Limits of Variability in Language: Cognitive, Grammatical, and Social Aspects
1412 Register: Language-Users’ Knowledge of Situational-Functional Variation

Research Training Groups

1808 Ambiguity: Production and Perception
2011 Interaction of Grammatical Building Blocks
2016 Nominal Modification
2636 Form-meaning mismatches