Prof. Dr. phil. habil., Prof. h.c. (Russian-Armenian-University Yerevan) Peter Kosta

Slavische Sprachwissenschaft

Kontakt

Raum: Neues Palais, Haus 1, Zimmer 1.01.206
Telefon: +49-331-977-4152
Telefax: +49-331-977-4155
Mail: peter.kosta@uni-potsdam.de
Sekretariat: Monika Kruschinski

Sprechzeiten

Sprechstunde im WS 2020/21 Mo 13-14 und nach Vereinbarung über das Sekretariat Frau Zellner-Zimmermann

 

 

Schwerpunkte in Forschung und Lehre / Research and Teaching

Peter Kosta works on Biolinguistics, Universals, Language Typology, Theory of Language, Generative Syntax, Formal Semantics, Speech Act Theory, Conversational Analysis, Language Policy, Politolinguistics and Forensic Linguistics.

Peter Kosta is co-editor or on the board of many international Slavic and Linguistic Journals and Series: Journal of Slavic Linguistics (JSL), Zeitschrift für Slawistik (ZfSl), Specimina philologiae Slavicae (since 1986), Potsdam Linguistic Investigations, Potsdamer Beiträge zur Sorabistik and co-editor of HSK Slavic Languages: An International Handbook of their Structure, Their History and Their Investigations. Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter.

He is a member of Linguistic Society of America (LSA, University of Chicago/Washington D.C.),  Committee on Endangered Languages and Their Preservation (CELP) of the Linguistics Society of America (University of Chicago/Washington D.C.);  Slavic Cognitive Linguistics Association (SCLA, Harvard University); Germanic Association for Forensic Linguistics (University Collogne), Indogermanische Gesellschaft (Friedrich-Schiller University Jena), International Pragmatic Association (IPrA, Antwerp, Belgium), Slavic Linguistic Society (SLS, Indiana Unvíversity, Bloomington), Societas Linguistica Europaea (KU Leuven, Belgium), and International Network in Biolinguistics (UQAM, Montréal, Canada).

 

Aktuelles

Prof. Dr. Peter Kosta wurde am 2. Oktober 2019 im Rahmen einer Feierstunde des Rektorats der Russisch-Armenischen Universität in Eriwan zum Honorarprofessor ernannt.

Prof. Dr. Peter Kosta became Honorary Professor on October 2, 2019, in a ceremony of the Rectorate of the Russian-Armenian University, Yerevan.

http://www.rau.am/eng/news-en/peter-kosta-became-honorary-professor-of-russian-armenian-university/

Профессор доктор Петр Коста стал почетным профессором общего, славянского и русского языкознания 2 октября 2019 года на церемонии ректората Российско-Армянского университета в Ереване.

Петер Коста - "Почетный профессор РАУ"

Պրոֆեսոր, դոկտոր Պիտեր Կոստան դարձել է Ընդհանուր, սլավոնական և ռուսալեզու լեզվաբանության պատվավոր պրոֆեսոր, 2019 թվականի հոկտեմբերի 2-ին, Երևանի Ռուս-հայկական համալսարանի ռեկտորատի արարողությանը.

 

Language skills in:


Language Families:
Indo-European,
Hamito-Semitic (Classical Arabic and Modern and Ancient Hebrew),
Fino-Ugric (Finnish, Hungarian),
Turcic languages (Turc and Kazakh)

Languages:
Bosnian
Croatian
Czech
English
Finnish
French
Gaelic, Irish
Old Irish
German, Standard
Greek, Ancient
Indonesian
Italian
Japanese
Kazakh
Latin
Lithuanian
Latvian
Polish
Russian
Rusin
Sanskrit
Serbian
Sorbian, Lower and Upper
Spanish
Swedish
Tagalog (Filipinian)
Ukrainian
Vedic
White Russian
Skills in Polynesian (Maori, Cook Islands) and Austronesian Languages (Barngarla, Kaurna in South Australia)

Specific Interests:
Theory of Language, Generative Syntax, Biolinguistics, Syntax Theories, Semantics, Pragmatics, Forensic Linguistics, Conversational Analysis, Formal Semantics, Typology of Language, UG, Universals, Morphology

Teaching abroad:
The teaching in Potsdam (since 1993 -today), Dresden (1992-1993), HUB Berlin (1993), Frankfurt am Main (1982-1993), in Russian Institute for Linguistics of Russian Academy of Science Moscow, Sankt Petersburg, Charles University Prague, Czech Institute of the Czech Academy of Science, Institue of Czech language and Institute of General Linguistics Palacky University Olomouc and Masaryk University Brno, furthermore abroad: Princeton (1999 and 2005), Adelaide, South-Australia (2017), Cambridge, Oxford UK,  Paris 3-Sorbonne (2010), Stendhal Université Grénoble (2004) and Lumière II/ Lyon (2004), France,  MIT, Univ. of Chicago, Indiana Univ. Bloomington,  but also in Iran (2015) and Kazakhstan (2019) enables me to get feedback from students of different origin and countries. This is a very big challenge and it gives me the strength and forces me to expand my lectures even more to the concerns and perspectives of the next innovative generation of students and researchers.

Hobby:
Peter Kosta is a  Rock Musician on ReverbNation.com, Youtube, Itunes, Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, SoundCloud, Soundclick,  Fandalism and BandCamp. With his RockBand Alice, he  takes the chart positions 1 in Berlin and Brandenburg, 6 in Germany and 91 in the world in the categories Rock, Blues, Jazz in the famous USA site for professional rock musicians on cf.: 
https://www.reverbnation.com/alice29?profile_view_source=header_icon_nav

Motto:
Love and Life, and It's just a matter of time before everyone else learns everything.