affiliated with the Institute of Linguistics since 2006
Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences
B. Kislovskij per. 1/1
Phone +7 (495) 691 34 48, +7 (495) 690 35 85
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E-mail: kvantonian [at] yandex [dot] ru
Chinese language and linguistics, linguistic typology, cognitive linguistics, Chinese grammar in synchrony and diachrony, morphosyntax, grammaticalization and lexicalization, metaphor in lexicon and grammar, history of language studies in China
Born in 1975, Moscow.
Graduated from Moscow State University (Philological faculty, Dept. of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics) in 1998.
PhD in linguistic typology in 2002, Moscow State University (“The typology of grammaticalization paths of motion and posture verbs”, advisors Alexander Kibrik, Vladimir Plungian).
Since 1995 has taken part in linguistic expeditions, mainly to Daghestan (Tsakhur, Bagwalal, Bezhta, Agul, Andi languages), also to Azerbaijan (Udi language).