Projects

Completed Projects:

Interactional Linguistics: Studying language in social interaction.

(Publication project, funded by an opus magnum-scholarship of the VW-Foundation (VW-Stiftung), 2012-2013, extended till 2016)

Project management: Prof. Dr. Margret Selting

 

Emotive Involvement in Conversational Storytelling

(Project within the cluster of excellence 'Languages of Emotion' of the FU Berlin, 2008-2011)

Project management: Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen & Prof. Dr. Margret Selting
Research assistant: Dr. Yuko Sugita
Student assistant: Yasmin Hülsenbeck
Associated project staff : Maxi Kupetz, Jana Scheerer

 

Die Rolle der Prosodie im Türkendeutschen (The role of prosody in Turkish German)

(Funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG), 2006-2007)

Scientific direction: Prof. Dr. Margret Selting
Employees: Dr. Friederike Kern, Yazgül Simsek M.A., student assistants

 

Türkendeutsch in interaktional-linguistischer Perspektive (Turkish German in an interactional-linguistic perspective)

(Funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG), 2004-2006)

Scientific direction: Prof. Dr. Margret Selting
Employees: Dr. Friederike Kern, Yazgül Simsek M.A., student assistants

 

Untersuchungen zur Struktur und Funktion regionalspezifischer Intonationsverläufe im Deutschen (Dialektintonation) (Investigations into the structure and function of regionalized intonation in German)

(Funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG), 1998-2005)

Scientific direction: Prof. Dr. Margret Selting, Prof. Dr. Peter Auer (Freiburg)
Employees of the University of Potsdam: Dr. Jörg Peters, Stephanie Köser M.A., student assistants

 

Rhetorik - Stil - Frauenförderung (Rhetoric - Style - Promotion of women)

(HSP III Funding 1998-2000)

Scientific direction: Prof. Dr. Margret Selting
Employees: Ilona Pache

 

Interactional Linguistics in cross-linguistic perspective: Swedish-German-English

(Funding by DAAD and STINT, 2002-2006)

Scientific direction: Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen, Prof. Dr. Jan Anward (Linköping, Schweden)
Employees: Prof. Dr. Margret Selting, Dr. Friederike Kern, Yazgül Simsek M.A., Dr. Bernhard Bielick, Elisabeth Reber and Swedish researchers

 

Prosodische Systeme und die Organisation natürlicher Gespräche / Prosodic systems and the conduct of conversation

(Funding by DAAD and British Council, 1996-1999)

Scientific direction: Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen (Konstanz), Prof. Dr. John Local (York, GB)
Employees: Prof. Dr. Peter Auer (Freiburg), Prof. Dr. Margret Selting (Potsdam), Prof. Dr. Bill Wells (London, GB)