Artemij's CV

Employment [–]

  • december 2014 – present: Ricercatore confermato (Tenured Assistant Professor), L-LIN/01 (Historical and General Linguistics), Sapienza University of Rome, Dpt. "ISO – Italian Institute of Oriental Studies"
  • december 2011 – november 2014: Ricercatore non confermato (Assistant Professor), L-LIN/01 (Historical and General Linguistics), Sapienza University of Rome, Dpt. "ISO – Italian Institute of Oriental Studies"
  • may 2010 – october 2010: Lettore di lingua russa (Lecturer of Russian), Faculty of Humanities, University of l'Aquila
  • july 2009 – june 2010: Contratto integrativo (Lecturer of Linguistics), Faculty of Oriental Studies, Sapienza University of Rome
  • july 2005 – june 2009: Assegnista di ricerca (Research Fellow in Historical Linguistics), Faculty of Oriental Studies, Sapienza University of Rome

Education [–]

  • 13 may 2005: PhD degree, thesis title L'Aṣṭādhyāyī di Pāṇini: aspetti teorici e formali (supervisor: Prof. Paolo Di Giovine)
  • 1–5 september 2003: Summer school of Historical Linguistics by Società Italiana di Glottologia (Udine)
  • 3–7 september 2001: Summer school of Historical Linguistics by Società Italiana di Glottologia (Udine)
  • 17 july 2001: Master degree cum laude in Humanities at Sapienza University of Rome, thesis title: Nuovo Testamento in gotico (supervisor: Prof Carla Del Zotto)

Publications [–]

  • Under review:
    • ‘Subjecthood in Pāṇini’s grammatical tradition’, in Anantaratnaprabhava. Scritti in onore di Giuliano Boccali, special issue of Consonanze. Dipartimento di Studi letterari, filologici e linguistici dell’Università degli Studi di Milano (to appear in 2017)
    • (with Elisa Freschi) ‘Understanding a Philosophical Text. The Problem of “Meaning” in Jayanta’s Nyāyamañjarī, Book 5’, in P. McAllister & H. Krasser (eds.), Jayanta on Buddhist Nominalism, Vienna: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (to appear in 2017)
  • 2016:
    • ‘Готский язык и готицизм — идеология, филология, типографика’, in: E. B. Yakovenko (ed.), Lingua Gotica. Novye issledovanija, vol. 3. Moscow: BukiVedi: 10-33 [pdf]
  • 2015:
    • ‘Form, function and interpretation: a case study in the textual criticism of Pāṇini’s Aṣṭādhyāyī’, Bulletin d’Études Indiennes 32: 171–203 [pdf]
    • ‘Meaningfulness, the unsaid and translatability. Instead of an introduction’, Open Linguistics 1: 634–649 [web] [DOI]
    • (guest ed.) ‘Translation Techniques in the Ancient and Oriental Cultures’, Topical Issue of Open Linguistics 1 [web]
  • 2014:
    • (ed.) ‘The Study of South Asia between Antiquity and Modernity — Parallels and Comparisons. Coffee Break Conference 2’, Rivista degli Studi Orientali 87, Suppl. 2: 9–263 [web] [review]
    • ‘Direct and Indirect Evidence on Lability in Middle Indo-Aryan’, Linguistics 52.4: 1107–1138 [DOI]
    • (ed.) Coffee Break Conference 5. Space, culture, language and politics in South Asia: common patterns and local distinctions. Sapienza University of Rome, Italian institute of Oriental Studies. 22–24 May 2014. Book of abstracts, Centro Stampa Università [pdf]
  • 2013:
    • ‘Branch-crossing Indo-European isoglosses: a call for interest’, Indoevropejskoe âzykoznanie i klassičeskaâ filologiâ 17: 406–417 [pdf]
  • 2012:
    • ‘The kāraka-vibhakti device as a heuristic tool for the compositional history of Pāṇini's Aṣṭādhyāyī’, Rivista degli Studi Orientali 84 (2011): 273–288 [pdf] [JSTOR]
    • ‘Language and linguistics as an analytic tool for the study of (oriental) cultures’, Rivista degli Studi Orientali 84 (2011): 235–240 [pdf] [JSTOR]
    • ‘Translation Techniques in the Asiatic Cultures. Abstract of the panel’, in A. Keidan (ed.), The Study of Asia – between Antiquity and Modernity. Coffee Break Conference III. University of Cagliari (Sardinia), 13–16 June 2012. Book of abstracts, Lulu.com: 63–70 [web] [pdf]
    • (ed.) The Study of Asia – between Antiquity and Modernity. Coffee Break Conference III. University of Cagliari (Sardinia), 13–16 June 2012. Book of abstracts, Lulu.com [web]
  • 2011:
    • Review of: G. Marotta, A. Lenci, L. Meini, F. Rovai (eds.). "Space in Language". Proceedings of the Pisa International Conference, Pisa 2010, Incontri Linguistici 34: 181–182 [pdf]
  • 2010:
    • ‘Compositional history of Pāṇiniʼs kāraka theory’, Indoevropejskoe âzykoznanie i klassičeskaâ filologiâ 14.2: 33–46 [pdf]
    • ‘Predicative possessive constructions in Japanese and Korean’, Rivista degli Studi Orientali, n. 81 (2008): 339–367 [pdf] [DOI] [JSTOR]
  • 2009:
    • ‘Le iscrizioni novgorodiane su corteccia di betulla in ottica comparatistica’, Incontri Linguistici 32: 175–196 [pdf] [DOI]
  • 2008:
    • ‘La lingua dei goti: linguistica, tipografia, ideologia’, in: C. Barsanti, A. Paribeni, S. Pedone (eds), Rex Theodericus. Il Medaglione d'oro di Morro d'Alba, Roma: Espera, 2008: 249–260 [pdf]
    • ‘Deissi, arbitrarietà e disambiguazione. Due approcci a confronto’, in: A. Keidan, L. Alfieri (eds), Deissi, riferimento, metafora. Questioni classiche di linguistica e filosofia del linguaggio. Firenze: FUP, 2008: 19–66 [pdf] [DOI]
    • (with Luca Alfieri), ‘Premessa’, in: A. Keidan, L. Alfieri (eds), Deissi, riferimento, metafora. Questioni classiche di linguistica e filosofia del linguaggio. Firenze: FUP, 2008: VII–VIII [DOI]
    • (ed., with L. Alfieri) Deissi, riferimento, metafora. Questioni classiche di linguistica e filosofia del linguaggio, Firenze: FUP, 2008 [web] [google books]
    • Review of: S. Neri. Cadere e abbattere in indoeuropeo. Sull'etimologia di tedesco fallen, latino aboleo e greco ἀπόλλυμι, Incontri Linguistici 31: 222–224 [pdf]
    • Review of: A.A. Zaliznjak. Slovo o polku igoreve, Incontri Linguistici 31: 211–212 [pdf]
  • 2007:
    • ‘Pāṇini 1.4.23: emendation proposal’, Rivista di Studi Sudasiatici 2: 209–241 [web & pdf] [DOI]
    • Review of: G. Ferraresi. Word Order and Phrase Structure in Gothic, Incontri Linguistici 30: 228–229 [pdf]
    • ‘Word boundaries in Pāṇini and Avesta: a linguistic view’, Indoevropejskoe âzykoznanie i klassičeskaâ filologiâ 11: 145–152 [pdf]
  • 2006:
    • ‘«Калькированный архаизм» готского языка’, Indoevropejskoe âzykoznanie i klassičeskaâ filologiâ 10: 149–155 [pdf]
  • 2005:
    • ‘Il gotico di Wulfila: tra diacronia e retorica’, AIΩN-Linguistica 23 (2001): 49–105 [pdf]
  • Popular science:
    • ‘Natura innata del linguaggio secondo Noam Chomsky’, Noise from Amerika, published on May 24th, 2016 [web]

Conference talks [–]

  • 31 march 2017: ‘New NP dependency marking in the «second generation» IE languages’, in: Morpho-syntactic isoglosses in Indo-European: Diachrony, typology and linguistic areas, workshop of ISTAL23, 31/03–2/04/2017, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) [abstract] [slides]
  • 27 march 2017: ‘Categorie linguistiche di Pāṇini e linguistica del Novecento’, in: Incontri Linguistici "Tullio De Mauro", Fondazione Leusso (Roma) [slides]
  • 8 september 2016: ‘Three more subjecthood features in Pāṇini’s tradition’, in: Forty years after Keenan 1976. Subject properties and subject tests, 7–9/09/2016, EVALISA – University of Ghent (Belgium) [web] [abstract] [slides]
  • 25 june 2014: ‘«Fixed» vs. «shifting» words: linguistic and philosophical viewpoints’, in: Language, Culture and Mind VI. Inside/Out: Practice and Representation, 23–26/06/2014, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin (Poland), [web] [abstract] [slides]
  • 24 june 2013: ‘Branch-crossing Indo-European isoglosses: a call for interest’, in: Čtenija pamjati I. M. Tronskogo, 24–26/06/2013, Institute of Linguistic Studies – Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg (Russia) [web]
  • 15 june 2012: ‘A Semiotic Approach to the Study of Translation’, in: The Study of Asia – between Antiquity and Modernity. 3rd Coffee Break Conference, 13–15/06/2012, University of Cagliari (Sardinia), [web] [slides]
  • 8 january 2012: (with Elisa Freschi) ‘What is the goal one has in view while editing a philosophical work?’, in: 15th World Sanskrit Conference, 5–10/01/2012, Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi (India) [web] [slides]
  • 7 july 2011: ‘Verbi labili: aspetti della derivazione verbale in medioindiano e nelle lingue europee’, Sapienza University of Rome, Institute of Oriental Studies [slides]
  • 22 june 2010: ‘Compositional history of Pāṇiniʼs kāraka theory’, in: Čtenija pamjati I. M. Tronskogo, 21–23/06/2010, Institute of Linguistic Studies – Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg (Russia) [web] [handout]
  • 11 june 2010: ‘How modern linguistics can help us to reconstruct the compositional history of Pāṇiniʼs grammar’, in: Lo studio dell'Asia fra antico e moderno. Giornate di studio, 10–12/06/2010, Sapienza University of Rome [web] [abstract] [slides]
  • 29 may 2010: ‘Possessive predicates from Archaic Latin to the Romance languages: an issue of topicality and word order?’, in: Workshop: Variation and Change in Argument Realization, 27–30/05/2010, University of Naples (Italy) [web] [abstract] [slides]
  • 29 january 2010: ‘Una nuova lingua del gruppo slavo: il novgorodiano antico’, in: Seminario di glottologia, Sapienza University of Rome [slides]
  • 4 april 2009: ‘Pāṇinīya tradition as a source for the study of the MI labile verbs’, in: ISTAL 19th. International Symposium on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, 3–5/04/2009, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece) [web] [abstract] [slides]
  • 29 august 2008: ‘Stratifications in Pāṇiniʼs kāraka theory: a functionalist approach’, in: ICHoLS XI: International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences, 28/08–2/09/2008, Universität Potsdam (Germany) [web] [abstract]
  • 12 may 2008: ‘Possessive constructions in Japanese and Korean: a cognitive approach’, in: Comparative Studies in Korean and Japanese, 12/05/2008, Sapienza University of Rome [web]
  • 19 june 2007: ‘Word boundaries in Pāṇini and Avesta: a linguistic view’ in: Čtenija pamjati I. M. Tronskogo, 18–20/06/2007, Institute of Linguistic Studies – Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg (Russia) [web]
  • 20 june 2006: ‘«Kal'kirovannyj arxaizm» gotskogo jazyka’ in: Čtenija pamjati I. M. Tronskogo, 19–21/06/2006, Institute of Linguistic Studies – Russian Academy of Sciences, Saint Petersburg (Russia) [web]
  • 24 february 2006: Presentation of the book Hṛdā manasā: Festschrift L.Herzenberg, ed. by N.Kazanskij, Saint Petersburg, 2006, in: Circolo Slavistico, University of Rome III (Italy)
  • 25 may 2004: ‘Il metalinguaggio della grammatica di Pāṇini e il problema del contatto linguistico’, Russian State University for Humanities, Moscow (Russia)

Grants and projects [–]

  • 2015:
    • Sapienza University Research Office grant, project title “Indo-European isoglosses: data collection and models of representation” (9000€) [Request].
  • 2014:
    • Sapienza University conference grant, for the conference “Coffee Break Conference 5. The influence of space on culture in South Asia” (1500€) [Request] [Report].
    • Sapienza University Research Office grant, project title “Contact-based approach to the Late Indo-European isoglosses: branch-crossing features and linguistic areas” (4500€) [Request].
  • 2013:
    • Sapienza University International Office grant, visiting scholarship for Prof. Alexander Lubotsky (Leiden University) (9000€) [Request].
  • 2012:
    • Sapienza University Research Office grant, project title “La morfologia derivazionale nelle lingue indoeuropee orientali: dal pensiero grammaticale antico all'indoeuropeistica moderna” (3000€) [Request] [Report].

Events organization [–]

  • 31 march 2017: Morpho-syntactic isoglosses in Indo-European: diachrony, typology and linguistic areas, workshop at ISTAL 23, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece), co-organized with Nikolaos Lavidas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) and Leonid Kulikov (Ghent University) [web] [Booklet]
  • 22–24 may 2014: CBC5. Space, culture, language and politics in South Asia: common patterns and local distinctions, Sapienza University of Rome [web]
  • 15 june 2012: Translation Techniques in the Asiatic Cultures. Panel from the CBC3, University of Cagliari (Sardinia, Italy) [web]
  • 8–10 september 2011: CBC2. The Study of South Asia between Antiquity and Modernity. Parallels and Comparisons, Sapienza University of Rome [web]
  • 10–12 june 2010: CBC1. Lo studio dell'Asia fra antico e moderno, Sapienza University of Rome [web]

Reviewing [–]

  • Anonymous reviews journals and series
    • Philosophy of East and West
    • Collana di Studi Giapponesi (Associazione Italiana di Studi Giapponesi)
    • Associazione Libera la ricerca
    • Poznań Studies in Contemporary Linguistics
  • PhD theses reviewing
    • E. Brečalova, RSUH (Russia)
  • Book supervisions
    • M. Mastrangelo, N. Ozawa, and M. Saito (eds), Grammatica giapponese, Milano 2006
    • A.K. Polivanova, Staroslavjanskij jazyk. Grammatika. Slovari, Moskva: Institut Slavjanovedenija, 2013

Memberships [–]

  • 2017:
    • Member of the editorial board of the Journal of the South Asian Languages and Linguistics
    • Member of "Societas Linguistica Europaea" [web]
    2012:
    • Member of "Società Italiana di Glottologia" [web]
    • Chief of the editorial board of Rivista di Studi Sudasiatici
  • 2010:
    • Founder member of the "Coffee Break Conferences" project [web]

Research interests [–]

  • Historical Linguistics
    • Indo-European studies (Greek, Latin, Sanskrit, Praktrits, Gothic, Old Slavonic, Old Russian etc.)
    • Theory of Historical Linguistics (isoglosses, relative chronology)
    • Ancient Indian grammatical tradition
  • General Linguistics
    • Syntax (Formalism vs. Functionalism)
    • Typological and contrastive analysis
  • Philosophy of language
    • Indexicals
    • Meaning and reference
    • Semiotics (Saussure, Hjelmslev, Peirce)
  • Translation Studies
    • Semiotics of translation

Known languages [+]

  • Mother tongue:
    • Russian, Italian
  • Spoken modern languages:
    • English (good), French (reading), German (reading), Spanish (reading)
  • Ancient languages:
    • Greek, Latin, Sanskrit, Old Persian, Gothic, Old Slavonic, Old Russian

Teaching [+]

  • Institute of Oriental Studies, Sapienza University of Rome:
    • Annually: undergraduate course in General Linguistics (6 credits)
    • Annually: graduate course in General Linguistics (9 credits)
  • Faculty of Humanities, Sapienza University of Rome:
    • 2005–2007: undergraduate course of Syntax (4 credits)

Book layout [+]

    • A. Keidan (ed.) Coffee Break Conference 5. Space, culture, language and politics in South Asia: common patterns and local distinctions. Sapienza University of Rome, Italian institute of Oriental Studies. 22–24 May 2014. Book of abstracts, Roma: Centro Stampa Università [pdf]
    • The Human Person and Nature in Classical and Modern India. International Conference Rome, 14–15 March 2013. Abstracts, Roma: Centro Stampa Università [pdf]
    • A.K. Polivanova, Staroslavjanskij jazyk. Grammatika. Slovari, Moskva: Institut Slavjanovedenija, 2013 [web]
    • A. Keidan (ed.), The Study of Asia – between Antiquity and Modernity. Coffee Break Conference III. University of Cagliari (Sardinia), 13–16 June 2012. Book of abstracts, Lulu.com [web]
    • A. Keidan, L. Alfieri (eds), Deissi, riferimento, metafora, Firenze: FUP, 2008 [web]
    • Rivista di Studi Sudasiatici 1, Roma 2006
    • A. d'Amelia and A. M. Gračeva (eds), Aleksej Remizov. Studi e materiali inediti, Saint Petersburg & Salerno 2003
    • D. Rizzi and A. Šiškin (eds), Archivio italo-russo II, Salerno 2002
    • D. Rizzi and A. Šiškin (eds), Archivio italo-russo III, Salerno 2001
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