List of Papers


2009a	Coding of the subject in dependent clauses.
	Symposium 'Case in and across languages'.
	Helsinki, August 27-29, 2009.

2009b	Minority language learning – the Sakhalin Nivkh case.
	Symposium 'Equally Diverse? Comparing linguistic and cultural Minorities in the Russian Federation and the European Union.'
	Inari, Finland, January 14-18, 2009.

2008a	From language contact to language attrition.
	Symposium ‘Globality, Locality and Contact – Language and Culture’.
	Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, November 17-18, 2008.

2008b	Archival data and modern language documentation.
	The 1st International Conference on Language Documentation and Tradition - with a Special Interest in the Kalasha of the Hindu Kush Valleys.
	Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece, November, 7-9, 2008.

2008c	Nivkh syntax in educational perspective.
	XII Conference of the Foundation for Endangered Languages: Endangered Languages and Language Learning.
	Fryske Akademy, Mercator Research Center, Ljouwert, the Netherlands, September 24-27, 2008.

2008d	Distributive plurality in Nivkh.
	Department of Linguistics, SOAS, University of London, April 15, 2008.

2007a	Challenging theory: Spatial deixis in Nivkh.
	Conference on Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory. 
	SOAS,University of London, December 7-8, 2007.

2007b	Distributive plurality in Nivkh. 
	Workshop on Nominal and Verbal Plurality.
	University of Paris, November 9–10, 2007.

2006a	The socio-cultural basis of classifier systems in the languages of the world.
	Department of Finno-Ugric Languages, University of Helsinki

2006b	Contact-induced changes in the language shift situation: The impact of Russian on Nivkh (Paleosiberian).
	7th Conference on Eurolinguistics.
	Humboldt University, October 6-7, 2006.

2006c	Egocentric and geocentric systems of space orientation in Nivkh.
	Conference in memory of E.A. Krejnovich
	Institute of Linguistic Research of Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, September 8-9, 2006.

2006d	Finns in Russian America in 1741-1867.
	Katajanokka Rotary Club, January 17, 2006.

2005	Complex representation of language changes in language shift.
	Conference on language changes in language shift.
	Institute of Linguistic Research of Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, September 30 - October 2, 2005.

2004	Semantics and grammar of taxis in Nivkh.
	20th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics.
	University of Helsinki, January 7-9, 2004.

2003	On syntactic definition of finiteness: evidence from Nivkh.
	Symposium 'Syntactic Functions - Focus on Periphery'.
	Helsinki, Finland, November 14 15, 2003.

2002a	Sakhalin Nivkh in the light of linguistic fieldwork.
	Research Seminar at the Department of General Linguistics.
	University of Helsinki, October 21, 2002.


2002b	An overview of Nivkh grammar. 
	Workshop on the Nivkh Language. 
	Leipzig, Germany, January 4–5, 2002

2001a	Some effects of language attrition on Nivkh grammar. 
	Conference ‘Linguistic Perspectives on Endangered Languages’.
	University of Helsinki, August 29 – September 1, 2001.

2001b	Finiteness in Nivkh: a three-way syntactic distinction.
	Conference on Finiteness.
	Konstanz, Germany, May 11–13, 2001.

2000	Nivkh materials in St.-Petersburg archives. 
	Workshop ‘Nivkh and Ainu Materials in St. Petersburg Archives’. 
	St.-Petersburg, Russia, October 3–7, 2000.

1999	Aspects of Russian-Nivkh grammatical interference: the Nivkh imperative.
	Conference ‘Languages in Contact’.
	University of Groningen, The Netherlands, November 25–26, 1999.
 
1999a	Nivkh folklore texts collected by B. Pilsudski: an introduction to linguistic description. 
	Third International Conference on Bronislaw Pilsudski and His Scholarly Heritage, Cracow–Zakopane, Poland. 
	August 30 – September 2–3, 1999.
 
1999b	Hortative sentences in Nivkh. 
	Symposium ‘Minor Languages of Russia’.
	University of Leiden, The Netherlands. August 25, 1999.
 
1996	The outlines of Nivkh grammar. 
	Finno-Ugric Society.
	Helsinki, Finland, September 20, 1996.
 
1995	An obscure chapter in the study of native Siberian culture: letters from Bronislaw Pilsudski to 	
	Leo Sternberg. 
	Second International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS II). 
	Unity and Diversity in Arctic Societies, Rovaniemi, Finland, May 28 – June 1, 1995.
 
1992	Distributive verbs in Nivkh. 
	Ninth Conference of Young Scholars of Institute of  Linguistic Research of Russian Academy of Sciences. 
	St.-Petersburg, Russia, May 15–16, 1992.
 
1991a	On grammatical interference in Nivkh. Conference ‘Russian Language and Languages of the North. 
	Problems of studying of contact phenomena’. 
	Leningrad, Russia, March 12–14, 1991.
 
1991b	On characteristics of taxis relations of simultaneity in Nivkh. 
	Conference ‘Grammatical Categories in Their Systematic Relations (in Theoretical and Linguodidactic Aspects)’. 
	Vologda, Russia, June 13–14, 1991.
 
1991c	The hierarchy of predicates in the multi-predicate constructions indicating taxis relations of simultaneity 
	(based on Nivkh data). 
	Seminar ‘Syntagmatic and Paradigmatic Relations of Language Units and Categories 
	(Basing on Data of Languages of Different Systems)’.
	Tallinn, Estonia, October 2–4, 1991.

1990	On the meaning of evidentiality / non-evidentiality of action in the structure of Nivkh sentence. 
	Eighth Conference of Young Scholars of Leningrad Department of Institute of Linguistics 
	of USSR Academy of Sciences. 
	Leningrad, Russia, April 17–19, 1990.

1989a	On alternations in Nivkh. 
	Fifth All-Union School of Young Orientalists, Moscow, 
	Russia, December 10–12, 1989.
 
1989b	Time, taxis, and imperative in Nivkh. 
	Seminar ‘Interaction of Language Units and Categories in the Sentence’. 
	Tallinn, Estonia, September 25–27, 1989.