Senior Researcher, Department of African Languages
In 2013, Vadim Dyachkov graduated from the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics of MSU. In 2019, he defended a PhD thesis in a dissertation council D 002.006.03 at the Institute of Linguistics of RAS.
Since 2011, he deals with the complex description of African minority languages (Tomo Kan and Natioro), including compiling dictionaries, grammatical descriptions, and thorough study of individual morphological and syntactic phenomena. Since 2016, is actively involved in researching derivational morphology in Finno-Ugric languages (mainly based on Hill Mary and Udmurt languages).
Specialist in forensic linguistic expertise since 2014.
typology, morphology, aspectology, formal semantics, African studies, field linguistics, typological databases, sociolinguistics, Dogon languages, Gur languages, Finno-Ugric languages, linguistic expertise.
- "Dogon and Bangime completion" (National Science Foundation continuation grant BCS 126315), 2013 – 2017, principal investigator Jeffrey Heath
- "Documenting the Tomo Kan language (Dogon family, Mali)" (Foundation for Fundamental Linguistic Reserach grant А-05), 2013 – 2014, principal investigator Vadim Dyachkov
- "Semantic-syntactic interface in Uralic and Altaic languages" (Russian Foundation for Basic Research grant №16-06-00536), 2016 – 2018, principal investigator Svetlana Toldova
- "Quantitative research based on the typological database 'Languages of the World' of the Institute of Linguistics of RAS" (Russian Foundation for Basic Research grant № 16-06-00187А), principal investigator Vladimir Polyakov, 2016 – 2018
- "Informational system for describing minority languages of the peoples of the world. Describing Altaic and Uralic languages that are on the verge of extinction" (Russian Science Foundation grant № 15-18-00044), principal investigator Vladimir Alpatov, 2015 – 2017
- "The 'Languages of the World' database of RAS: paradigmatic representation and crowd-sourcing project" (Russian Foundation for Basic Research grant 19-012-00476А), principal investigator Elena Makarova, 2019 – 2021
- "Languages of West Africa: description and comparative analysis" (Russian Science Foundation grant № 17-78-20071), principal investigator Andrey Shluinsky, 2017–2022
- V. V. Dyachkov, I. A. Khomchenkova, P. S. Pleshak, N. M. Stoynova. Annotating and exploring code-switching in four corpora of minority languages of Russia // Computational Linguistics and Intellectual technologies, 2020, 19(26). Pp. 228–240.
- J. Heath, V. Dyachkov. Subject versus addressee in Dogon imperatives and hortatives // Studies in Language, Vol. 39 (3), 2015. Pp. 555–593.