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Stand: May 3, 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
5175 Cyclic Optimization

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)

Collaborative Research Centres

833 The Construction of Meaning - the Dynamics and Adaptivity of Linguistic Structures
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