Presentations

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  • Benefactive strategies in Thai (Zurich 2007)
  • The story of Prince Sangada (Bangkok 2007)
  • Modality in Burmese (Maryland 2007)
  • Tense in Burmese (Bamberg 2008)
  • Deixis and information structure in Mon (Kualalumpur 2008)
  • Finiteness in Burmese (London 2008)
  • Differential object marking in Burmese (Helsinki 2009)
  • Object marking in Burmese (Saigon 2009)
  • Burmese influence in Mon (Bangkok 2009)
  • Mon influence in Burmese (Chiangmai 2009)
  • Serial verbs in Mon (Paris 2009)
  • Birman et môn: 1000 ans de contact (Marseilles 2009)
  • Adverbial clauses in Burmese (Zurich 2010)
  • Non-standard constructions in southern Burmese (Marseilles 2010)
  • Language contact in Thailand and Myanmar (Bangkok 2010)
  • Thai benefactives (Bangkok 2010)
  • Passives around the world and in SE Asia (Bangkok 2010)
  • In search of Austro-Asiatic 1 (Bangkok 2011)
  • Who changes language? Bilingualism and structural borrowing in Burma and the Reef Islands. (Leiden 2011; with Åshild Næss)
  • Language contact in Myanmar (Bern 2011)
  • Thai and Mon Literature: The Forgotten Role of the Mons of Siam - three examples of shared pieces of literature (Bangkok 2011; with Patrick McCormick)
  • Northeast India - Southeast Asia connections: the case of 'give' (Guwahati 2012)
  • Differential subject marking in colloquial Burmese - uses and functions of ká (Agay, France 2012; with San San Hnin Tun)
  • Grammatical Relations in Mon - syntactic tests in an isolating language (Stockholm 2012)
  • Language contact and syntactic change in Austroasiatic languages (Zurich 2012)
  • Clause linkage in Mon - form and function (Dubrovnik 2012)
  • Grammar sketch of Mon (Singapore 2012)
  • Subject and subject marking in colloquial Burmese (Singapore 2012)
  • The far northwest of Southeast Asia - 'give' and 'get' in the languages of Myanmar (Leipzig 2012)
  • New challenges in fieldwork in a changing Southeast Asia - the languages of Myanmar (Bangkok 2013)
  • 'New Situation' (NSIT) - Southeast Asian languages and aspect theory (Bangkok 2013)
  • Myanmar as a (new) field for linguistic fieldwork (Mahasarakham 2013)
  • Linguistic fieldwork in Myanmar - new challenges and prospects (Chiangmai 2013)
  • Transitive directionals in Mon - form, function, and implications for linguistic typology (Leipzig 2013, Canberra 2013)
  • Vagueness in possession and possessive expressions in Southeast Asia (New Delhi, 2014)
  • Convergence and divergence in the languages of the Greater Burma Zone - the case of Mon (with Patrick McCormick, Zurich 2014)
  • Language diversity and endangerment in Asia - the case of Thailand and Myanmar (Mahasarakham, 2014)
  • Tracing pattern of contact and movement in the Greater Burma Zone (with Patrick McCormick and André Müller, Leipzig 2014)
  • Structural divergence in Burmese varieties (Bangkok 2015)
  • Die Thai-Schrift (Bern 2015)
  • 2000 years of history - the Mon language in Thailand and Myanmar (Yangon 2015)
  • Incorporation as an emergent syntactic phenomenon in Burmese (Chiangmai 2015)
  • Multiverb predicates in Southeast Asian languages (Paris 2015)
  • 'Give' and 'get' in the languages of Southeast Asia (Paris 2015)
  • Exploring language contact in Burma (Paris 2015)
  • NewSit - an aspectual category in Southeast Asia (Paris 2015)
  • Foreign influence in Burmese (Chiangmai 2015)
  • Syntactic diversity in Austroasiatic languages - where does it come from? (Siem Reap 2015)
  • Tai language and identity within and across national boundaries (Leiden, 2016)
  • Word order in Austroasiatic - what about verb-initial? (Kiel, 2016)
  • Verb-initial word order in Austroasiatic (Manila, 2016)
  • Peripheral languages and language contact in Myanmar (Berlin, 2016)
  • Verb-initial word order in Austroasiatic (Geneva, 2016)
  • proto-Austroasiatic was verb-initial (Chiangmai, 2016)
  • Sprachlandschaften Südostasiens - Einheit in der Vielfalt (Zürich, 2017)
  • Gorakha in Myanmar - shift and retention under intensive language contact (Helsinki, 2017)
  • Comparative constructions in Mon in typological, areal, and diachronic perspective (Kiel, 2017)
  • Verb-initiality as an archaic Austroasiatic feature (Canberra, 2017)
  • Shan in the Greater Burma Zone (Mandalay, 2018)
  • The Languages of the Greater Burma Zone (Yangon, 2018)
  • What's in a "word" - the hidden Burmanization of Mon (Bangkok, 2018)
  • Towards reconstruction of Austroasiatic syntax (Kaohsiung, 2018)
  • The position of Burmese in Myanmar and Southeast Asia (Yangon, 2019)
  • Typological features of Burmese - an outsider's perspective (Yangon, 2019)