Birsel Karakoç

Professor at Department of Linguistics and Philology

+4618-471 5173
Visiting address:
Engelska parken
Thunbergsvägen 3H

Postal address:
Box 635
751 26 UPPSALA

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2016 Professor of Turkic Languages, Uppsala University, Sweden.

2011 Associate Professor (Docent) of Turkic Languages, Uppsala University, Sweden.

2001 PhD in Turcology, Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany.

1989 BA in Turkish Language and Literature, Faculty of Education, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey.


Main research interests:

Typology of Turkic languages; Morphosyntax, syntax and semantics of Turkic languages (especially Noghay, Turkish, Karakhanid Turkic, Old Anatolian Turkish, Turkish as spoken in Germany, Turkic varieties spoken in Iran); Documentation and description of Noghay; Comparative Turkic linguistics; Contact linguistics


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