Leading Researcher, Head of Group for Finno-Ugric Languages
Works at the Institute of Linguistics since 2001.
Tatiana Agranat graduated from the Faculty of Philology of the Lomonosov State University of Moscow in 1987. In 1993, she completed her postgraduate studies in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics. A year later, in 1994, she passed her PhD thesis defense. In 2009, Tatiana Agranat completed her Dr.habil. thesis at the Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
From 1995 till 2001, Tatiana Agranat worked for the Group for Automated Text Analysis at the Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics under the supervision of Olga Kulagina.
- Uralic languages, mainly Balto-Finnic;
- intragenetic typology of Uralic languages;
- field research of the structure and usage of minority and endangered languages;
- linguistic documentation and the revitalization of endangered languages;
- field research methodology in linguistics.
Tatiana Agranat is the participant and leader of many linguistic expeditions to the areas to which the Votic, Ingrian, Veps, Seto, and Saami languages are native. She is the Head of the "Expeditions Following Matthias Castren's Routes" project.
Tatiana Agranat combines academic research with teaching; she is a Professor at the Department of General and Comparative Linguistics at Moscow State Linguistic University. Over the years, she has taught general and specialized courses for students and postgraduate students of the Department of General and Applied Linguistics at MSLU. Among the courses were: "MIS Linguistic Maintenance", "Types of Homonymy and Its Disambiguation During Automated Text Analysis", "Morphology", "Foundations of the Theory of Language", "Foundations of Corpus Linguistics", "Sociolinguistics", "General Linguistics", "Linguistic Typology and Areals", "Linguistics at the Beginning of the XXI Century", "Languages of the World: Sociolinguistic Aspect", "Principles of Language Classification", "Minor Languages and Field Linguistics", Comparative Grammar of Uralic Languages".
She is the editor-in-chief of the "Rodnoy Yazyk" linguistic journal.
"Funkcii preverbov v sovremennom vengerskom jazyke (na materiale aspekta i aktual’nogo členenija)" [Functions of preverbs in the modern Hungarian language (on the materials of grammatical aspect and topic and comment], MGU, 1987
Academic advisor – Ariadna Kuznetsova.
"Grammatika posleloga v sinxronii i diaxronii (na materiale vengerskogo jazyka)" [Grammar of postposition in synchrony and diachrony (on the materials of the Hungarian language)], MGU, 1994
Academic advisor – Ariadna Kuznetsova.
"Sravnitel’nyj analiz grammatičeskix sistem pribaltijsko-finskix jazykov: principy intragenetičeskoj tipologii" [Comparative analysis of grammatical systems of Balto-Finnic languages: the pinciples of intragenetic typology], Ijaz RAN, 2009.
Tatiana Agranat is the author of more than 160 publications among which are:
- Dve pervye grammatiki vodskogo jazyka (otv. redaktor) [The first two grammars of the Votic language (publishing editor)]. St.Perersburg, Nestor-Istorija, 2017.
- Sravnitel’nyj analiz grammatičeskix sistem pribaltijsko-finskix jazykov: principy intragenetičesoj tipologii [Comparative analysis of grammatical systems of Balto-Finnic languages: the pinciples of intragenetic typology]. Moscow, Jazyki narodov mira, 2016.
- Vodskie teksty s pomorfemnoj notaciej [Votic texts with morpheme-by-morpheme glosses]. Moscow, Tezaurus, 2012.
- Zapadnyj dialekt vodskogo jazyka [Western dialect of the Votic language]. MSUA 26, Moscow-Groningen, 2007.
- The Categorization of the Languages in Ingria and Language Loyalty of their Native Speakers // Minority Languages from Western Europe and Russia. Comparative Approaches and Categorical Configurations. Language Policy. Vol. 21 / Eds. S. Moskvitcheva, A. Viaut. Springer, 2019.
- The Definite Article in Votic: the Process of Grammaticalization // Journal of Estonian and Finno-Ugric Linguistics, 2015, 6.
- Saami Languages in Finland and Russia after one and a Half Century // Issues of Language Endangerment / Eds. Xu Shixuan, Tjerd de Graaf & Cecilia Brassett. Book Series of the 16th World Congress of IUAES. 2011.
- Hungarian postpositions in synchrony and diachrony // De lingua et litteris, Gdansk, 2005.
- Le changement du système aspectuel et temporel dans l’histoire du hongrois // Kognitive Aspecte der Sprache, Tübingen, Max Niemeyer Verlag, 1996.
- The creation of writing as the last chance to revitalize the language // Book of Abstracts. The 17th International Conference on Minority Languages (ICML XVII). Серия Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, Fryske Akademy, ICML Leeuwarden (Ljouwert). Т. 17. 2019.
- Deictic markers distribution in Ingrian // Congressus Duodecimus Internationalis Fenno-Ugristarum. Book of Abstracts. University of Oulu, 2015.
- Derivational Tendencies in Balto-Finnic Languages // Uralic languages and multilingualism“. Hamburg, 2011.
- The Votic folklore as the source of linguistic studies // Fifth International Symposium on Finno-Ugric Languages in Groningen, Groningen, 2011.
- Natural Language as an Object of the Cinema // ICASS VII, Iceland, 2011.
- Database "Expression of Semantic Roles and Localizations in Uralic Languages” // XI International Congress for Finno-Ugric Studies, 2010.
- Syntax of Caritive Participles in Balto-Finnic Languages // International Conference on Minority Languages, Tartu, 2009.
- The Disappearance of the Votic Ethnos as Reflected in the Life Stories of the Last Votic Speakers // 6th International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS VI), Nuuk, Greenland, 2008.
- Dying language teaching // 42nd Linguistics Colloquium, Rhodes, Aegan University, 2007.
- Relic of polipredicative syntax in Votic // LENCA 3, Tomsk, 2006.
- Sociolinguistic Situation in Ingria // XV International Congress of Ethnologists and Anthropologists, Florence, 2003.
- The Votic language: Research and Saving // First Mercator International Symposium on Minority Languages and Research , Aberythwyth, Wales, 2003.
- Objective and Subjective Cases of the Votic Language Disappearance // IX International Conference on Minority Languages Kiruna, Sweden 2003.
- Ingrian Finns Sociolinguistic Situation // Corpus Planning and Sociolinguistics. Bolzano, Italy, 2002.
- Problems of Linguistic Terminology Arising in Typological Research // Proceedings of the 34th Colloquium of Linguistics, Peter Lang-Verlang, 2002.
- The Beginning of the Votic Language Revival // World Congress on Language Policies. Barcelona, 2002.
- Development of Analytism in Hungarian Declension // Qualico-94, Мoscow, 1994.