Personal Resarch Interests:

  • General historical and comparative linguistics (all areas)

  • Comparative and diachronic syntax of Indo-European languages (especially Sanskrit/Indo-Aryan, Germanic, Latin)

  • Sanskrit linguistics (synchronic and diachronic, syntax, phonology, language contact, sociolinguistics; Vedic, modern spoken Sanskrit)

  • Convergence phenomena with special focus on South Asia

  • Clitics, prosody, and the phonology/syntax interface

  • ?Identity? movements in modern South Asia and linguistic, textual, and archeological evidence