Kaius Sinnemäki

  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)

    00014

    Finland

20022020

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

See webpage of my ongoing ERC project "Linguistic Adaptation"

Research

  • Language typology and universals
  • Core argument marking
  • Statistical methods in typology
  • Language complexity
  • Adaptation of language structures
  • Sociolinguistic typology
  • Language and religion

Courses taught

  • Articulatory phonetics
  • Introduction to general linguistics
  • Introduction to language typology
  • Introduction to syntax
  • History of linguistics and current fields of research
  • Linguistic meaning, usage and context
  • Phonology and morphology
  • Quantitative typology
  • Quantitative methods in linguistics
  • Research methods in linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics

Fields of Science

  • 6121 Languages

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications

Digitaaliset ihmistieteet tutkimuskartalle

Sinnemäki, K. & Tolonen, M., 2015, In : Tieteessä tapahtuu. 33, 4, p. 29-32 4 p.

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A typological perspective on differential object marking

Sinnemäki, K., 2014, In : Linguistics. 52, 2, p. 281-313 33 p.

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Cognitive processing, language typology, and variation

Sinnemäki, K., 2014, In : Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science. 5, 4, p. 477-487 11 p.

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Word order in zero-marking languages

Sinnemäki, K., 2010, In : Studies in Language. 34, 4, p. 869-912 44 p.

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CHIELD: The causal hypotheses in evolutionary linguistics database

Roberts, S. G., Killin, A., Deb, A., Sheard, C., Greenhill, S. J., Sinnemäki, K., Segovia Martín, J., Nölle, J., Berdicevskis, A., Humphreys-Balkwill, A., Little, H., Opie, K., Jacques, G., Bromham, L., Tinits, P., Ross, R. M., Lee, S., Gasser, E., Calladine, J., Spike, M. & 12 others, Mann, S., Shcherbakova, O., Singer, R., Zhang, S., Benítez-Burraco, A., Kliesch, C., Thomas-Colquhoun, E., Skirgård, H., Tamariz, M., Passmore, S., Pellard, T. & Jordan, F., 2020, In : Journal of language evolution. 5, 2, p. 101-120 20 p.

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Projects

Protestant Roots of Finnish National Identities

Sinnemäki, K., Portman, A., Nelson, R., Karlsson, F., Pirttilä-Backman, A., Sumiala, J., Knuutila, J., Laine, E., Laine, T., Saarinen, R., Pessi, A. B., Lauha, A., Stenius, H., Meinander, H., Pihlström, S., Helkama, K., Hakkarainen, M., Slotte, P., Ahlholm, M., Kivistö, S., Räsänen, A., Saarikivi, J., Tolonen, M., Kantola, A., Martikainen, P., Hurri, S., Finell, E., Mangeloja, E., Tilli, J., Markkola, P., Ketola, K., Rentto, J., Partti, H., Huhta, I., Niemi, H., Kuningas, J., Huttunen, N., Ahonen, P. & Ihalainen, P.

19/08/201431/12/2019

Project: Research project

Activities

Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht (Publisher)

Kaius Sinnemäki (Reviewer)

2020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Kirjanjulkistustilaisuus: Luterilaisuuden perintö Suomessa

Kaius Sinnemäki (Member of organizing committee)

9 Mar 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Studies in Language (Journal)

Kaius Sinnemäki (Reviewer)

2020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Harald Hammarström

Kaius Sinnemäki (Host)

13 Jan 202017 Jan 2020

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Young Academy of Europe (External organisation)

Kaius Sinnemäki (Member)

2020 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board

Press / Media

Sinnemäelle ERC rahoitus

Kaius Sinnemäki

03/09/2018

1 item of Media coverage

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ERC Starting Grants to four researchers at the University of Helsinki

Kaius Sinnemäki

27/07/2018

1 item of Media coverage

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Lehtijuttu

Kaius Sinnemäki

18/12/2017

1 item of Media coverage

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