Éva Á. Csató Johanson
Professor at Department of Linguistics and Philology
- Visiting address:
- Engelska parken
- Postal address:
- Box 635
751 26 UPPSALA
Éva Á. Csató, born in Hungary, is professor emeritus in Turkic languages at Uppsala University, Sweden. She studied linguistics and Turcology at the University of Oslo. Her research interests include Turkic linguistics, syntactic typology, contact linguistics, documentation, and revitalization of endangered Turkic languages. She has published over 150 titles and edited more than 10 volumes on different Turkic linguistic topics.
Keywords: typology turkic linguistics turkish syntax contact linguistics kashkay karaim endangered languages comparative turkic linguistics kipchak languages
Born in Hungary. Took her first degree at the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary. Studied later linguistics and Turcology at the University of Oslo and took a Norwegian degree corresponding to Ph.D. in 1985. 1985-1989 research fellow at the University of Oslo. 1990-1998 teaching at the universities of Mainz, Mannheim and Hamburg and later research fellow at the University of Cologne. In 1998 associate professor, later the first Swedish professor in Turkic languages at Uppsala University. Since 2016 professor emerita.
Her research interests include Turkic linguistics, syntactic typology, contact linguistics, documentation, and revitalization of endangered Turkic languages. She has published over 150 articles and edited more than 10 volumes on different Turkic linguistic topics. She is in the editorial board of the journal Turkic Languages and editor of the Encyclopedia of Turkic Languages and Linguistics (Brill) to be published online in 2022. She is a co-editor of Turcologica Upsaliensia (2021) a richly illustrated volume telling the stories of scholars, travellers, diplomats and collectors who made discoveries in the Turkic-speaking world while affiliated with Sweden’s oldest university, at Uppsala. Together with Lars Johanson she published the second revised edition of the standard handbook The Turkic Languages (Routledge, 2022).
She is external collaborator of The Archaeolinguistic Research Group headed by Martine Robbeets at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
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