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Projects and talks

Projects as PI

  • 2023-2028. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG).Heisenberg Programme. Gesturing with two languages at hand: How gesture reflects and facilitates second language learning.
  • 2020-2022. Humboldt Foundation Individual Postdoc. Motion events cross-linguistically: Delimiting atypical variation patterns. Leipzig University.
  • 2019-2020. Beatriu de Pinós of the Catalan Government. Motion events again: Delimiting constructional patterns. Autonomous University of Barcelona.
  • 2016-2018. Marie Curie Individual Postdoc.Construction grammar meets typology: From theory to teaching. University of Copenhagen.
  • 2015-2016. Danish Council for Independent Research Postdoc.Inter- and intra-typological variation of macro-events. University of Copenhagen.
  • 2006-2010. CatalanGovernment/European Social Fundpredoctoral grant (FI). La alternancia locativa en castellano y polaco: un análisis tipológico-construccional. Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Projects as team member

  • 2022-2026. Spanish Ministry of Economy & Competitiveness. Microparameters and Networks in Romance Variation. Prof. Ángel Gallego & Prof. Jaume Mateu, PIs. Autonomous University of Barcelona. PID2021-123617-C41.
  • 2018-2021. Spanish Ministry of Economy & Competitiveness/European FEDER funds. Conceptos, estructuras y sonidos: una aproximación pluralista a los ingredientes esenciales del lenguaje humano. Prof. Iraide Ibarretxe-Antuñano & Prof. Luis Mendívil, PIs. University of Zaragoza. FFI2017-82460-P.
  • 2018-2021. Spanish Ministry of Economy & Competitiveness/European FEDER funds. Redes de variación microparamétricas en las lenguas románicas. Prof. Ángel Gallego & Prof. Jaume Mateu, PIs. Autonomous University of Barcelona. FFI2017-87140-C4.
  • 2006-2011. Spanish Ministry of Education/European FEDER funds.Microvariación en la estructura oracional. Prof. José María Brucart, PI.  Autonomous University of Barcelona. HUM2006-13295-C02-02.
  • 2006-2010. European Cooperation in Science & Technology.Crosslinguistically robust stages of children’s linguistic performance. COST Action 33.
  • 2003-2006. Spanish Ministry Science & Technology.Gramática comparada del español y del catalán. Prof. Ma Lluïsa Hernanz, PI. Autonomous University of Barcelona. €161,232. BFF2003-08364-C02-02.

Talks (selection)

  • August 2023. Running Across the Mind or Across the Park: Does Speech About Physical and Metaphorical Motion Go Hand in Hand? Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (Germany). Theme session 'Constructional Perspectives on Motion Event Encoding' at the 16th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference (with Ş. Özçalışkan).
  • June 2023. Spatial events in native and second language production contexts. Potsdam University. Guest lecture at Zentrum Sprache-Variation-Mehrsprachigkeit.
  • November 2022. Learning L2 patterns in speech & gesture. Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona). UR-Ling research seminar.
  • May 2022. Specificity of event expression in monolinguals and bilinguals. Aarhus University. Workshop Typological contrasts and their impact on cognition, language learning and bilingual mediation.
  • April 2019. How language type influences patterns of motion expression in bilingual speakers. University of Rovira i Virgili (Tarragona, Spain). 14th International Symposium of Psycholinguistics. (with Seyda Ozcaliskan)
  • February 2018. Boundary crossing in German, Polish and Spanish: cross-linguistic variation and SLA. University of Texas at Austin. Constructionist Approaches to Language Pedagogy 3.
  • September 2017. Motion events again: lexicalization patterns or constructions? University of Texas at Austin. 17th Texas Linguistic Society Conference.