Stella Merlin

Foto Stella Merlin,  September 28, 2017
Temporary Assistant Professor
Academic sector
Research sector (ERC)
SH5_1 - Classics, ancient literature and art

SH4_11 - Pragmatics, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis

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Wednesday, Hours 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM,  
Friday, Hours 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM,  


Stella Merlin is a PhD in Linguistics. She holds a BA in Classics, and a MA and PhD in Linguistics. She has been working on historical linguistics and comparative philology (with particular reference to Ancient languages), levels of linguistic variation and change, and language contact. Furthermore, she is interested in concepts and categories in the history of the linguistic thought. She currently works as a researcher in the ERC Horizon 2020 PALaC project "Pre-Classical Anatolian Languages in Contact" (P.I. Prof. Federico Giusfredi) studying contacts in the Aegean-Anatolian context of the 2nd and 1st millennium BCE, and defining some keywords for the study of language contact in Ancient societies.


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Research groups

Cultures and languages in contact in the Ancient Near East
Study of the linguistic and cultural contacts in the Ancient Near East, in particular in the area of pre-classical Anatolia, with reference to the activities of the PALaC research project.
Topic Description Research area
Lessico di linguistica Laboratorio del Lessico di Linguistica - Il metalinguaggio Linguistics
Theoretical linguistics; computational linguistics
Historical & Comparative Linguistics Historical & Comparative Linguistics has language as its proper object of study in both diachronic and synchronic perspective. Linguistics
Philology and palaeography; historical linguistics
Title Starting date
PALaC 2/1/18


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