Team

Martin Ehala

Martin Ehala

The PI of the project is Dr. Martin Ehala, professor of Literacy Education at the University of Tartu in Estonia. His main research interests are the theory of ethnolinguistic vitality, language maintenance and the development of the Estonian linguistic environment. He has also published on topics related to language and identity, and contact-induced changes in Estonian. His previous major project was “Ethnolinguistic vitality and identity construction: Estonia in the context of other Baltic countries” which compared the vitalities of the Baltic Russian minorities using an innovative quantitative model of ethnolinguistic vitality.

Contact:

Institute of Estonian and General Lintuistics
University of Tartu
Jakobi 2-412
Tartu
Estonia

email: martin.ehala@ut.ee

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Birute Klaas-Lang

Birute Klaas-Lang

Birute Klaas-Lang on Tartu Ülikooli eesti keele võõrkeelena professor ja Helsingi ülikooli eesti keele külalisprofessor. Tema teaduslikud huvid on keskendunud ühelt poolt keeletüpoloogiale, teisalt väliseesti keele, aga ka keele kestlikkuse uuringutele laiemalt ja eesti keele võörkeelena õpetamise ja omandamisega seonduvale. Töö Eesti keelenõukogu esimehena on tema uurimisteemade hulka toonud ka keelepoliitika ja keelekeskkondade planeerimisega seonduva. 

Kontakt:

eesti ja üldkeeleteaduse instituut
Tartu Ülikool
Jakobi 2-434
Tartu

e-post: birute.klaas-lang@ut.ee

Anastassia Zabrodskaja

Anastassia Zabrodskaja

Anastassia Zabrodskaja is Professor of Estonian as a Second Language at the Institute of Estonian Language and Culture in Tallinn University, Estonia. She also works as a Senior Research Fellow in Sociolinguistics at the Institute of Estonian and General Linguistics at the University of Tartu, Estonia. Her scholarly interests include Russian-Estonian code-switching, Estonian Linguistic Landscapes, and ethnolinguistic vitality of Russian-speakers in the Baltic States. She has published a monograph and numerous articles on bilingualism and language contact. She is also an experienced trainer in cross-cultural communication (2008 Training provider of the Year at Tallinn University)

Contact:

Institute of Estonian and General Linguistics
University of Tartu
Jakobi 2-412
51014 Tartu
Estonia

email: anastassia.zabrodskaja@gmail.com

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Kadri Koreinik

Kadri Koreinik

Kadri’s background is in social sciences. Her main research interests lie with language ideologies and discursive practices reflecting those. She is also interested in both general questions of language ecology and sociolinguistics (e.g. language change, maintenance and shift), and more specific ones such as the study of the reception of standards as technologies and CDA. She is experienced in both quantitative and qualitative analysis. Kadri has published mainly on the sustainability of Võru, a South Estonian semi-standardized variety.

Contact:

Institute of Estonian and General Linguistics
University of Tartu
Jakobi 2-412
Tartu
Estonia

email: kadri.koreinik@ut.ee

Kristiina Praakli

Kristiina Praakli

Kristiina Praakli researches the Estonian language in the diaspora at the Institute of Estonian and General Linguistics at the University of Tartu. Her main research interest are contact-induced changes in Estonian, Estonian language abroad and multilingualism. Kristiina has published mainly on the Estonian language in Finland and on multilingual language use. She is the editor of the book "Eestlased ja eesti keel välismaal" (Estonians and the Estonian language abroad, 2002) and co-editor of the book "Negotiating Linguistic Identity. Language and Belonging in Europe" (Peter Lang, 2014).

Kontakt:

Institute of Estonian and General Linguistics
University of Tartu
Jakobi 2-412
Tartu
Estonia

e-post: kristiina.praakli@ut.ee

telefon: +372 56 240 553