Der auf der Langen Nacht der Wissenschaften!

Unsere Teilprojekte C03, C07 und A07 laden am 22. Juni in das Hauptgebäude der Humboldt-Uni ein. Erfahren Sie in Mitmachexperimenten unter anderem, was Ihre Augenbewegung über ihr Sprachverstehen aussagt, welche Effekte die Gesellschaft auf die Verwendung von Sprache hat und wie (un)erwartete Wörter die Wahrnehmung der Sprechenden verändern.


Wie argumentieren wir? Wie argumentiert ? Shujun Wan verteidigt heute ihre Dissertation: "Rhetorische Strategien in deutschen argumentativen Texten: Ein Vergleich zwischen L1-und L2-Deutschsprechern/-innen sowie ChatGPT" 16 h @ Dorotheestr 24, 10117 Bln, R 3.246


New call for MGK-fellowships for 2024

The CRC is happy to announce new Fellowships for Postgraduates


The CRC has been extended!

We are happy and proud: Four more years of register research lie ahead of us. Our heartfelt thanks go to everyone involved in the application process.


News article on Plapper at Tagesspiegel Online

A news article at Tagesspiegel Online looks on Plapper


During the Berlin tomorrow, PLAPPER, a smartphone application for crowd-sourcing and self recording will be introduced to a wider community. For the study of register, two recording scenarios have been included that test the difference of interlocutor (police vs. friend) when justifying having run a red light. This experimental design thus distinguishes between a formal register (police) and an informal register (friend).


Kurdish Dialects in Iran – A fieldword documentary


Call for fellowship applications for 2023

The CRC 1412 ‘Register’ awards scholarships for the year 2023 for up to 1 year. Apply until November 15th, 2022! For questions and applications please contact Anne Temme (MGK manager).


X-Student Research Group on Berlin funerary inscriptions

Happily we announce that our application for an X-Student Research Group at the Berlin University Alliance led by Dina Serova and Gohar Schnelle next semester has been accepted!

Together with 15 students from all universities in Berlin, we will carry out a project called “Inscriptions from Berlin as a resource for historical register research” on the basis of funerary inscriptions (epitaphs) of the 17th Century in the St. Marienkirche in Berlin.


Retreat 2022

Three days of retreat are laying ahead of us. You never feel more directly what a big and lively community of scientists we are

New round of CRC fellowships for Ph.D. candidates

The CRC 1412 ‘Register’ awards scholarships for up to 1 year. Apply until

February 28th, 2022

Deadline EXTENDED until April 15, 2022


New round of PhD fellowships

MGK-Fellowships for Postgraduate Researchers – Call for fellowship applications (MGK)


Aria Adli on science in times of Corona

In a short video, SFB member Aria Adli (Romanisches Seminar der Universität zu Köln) from project A06 talks about the challenges in teaching, science, and field work in times of Corona.


New project A07 “Pragmatic Functions and Effects of Register Variation and Switch: a Register approach to negation and polarity” approved!

A07 will be headed by Mingya Liu, since April 2019 junior professor at the Department of English and American Studies of the Humboldt-University.


New fellows

The CRC awarded 4 doctoral fellowships to Shujun Wan (C04), Adler Zhou (A01), Maggie Bullock Oliveira (C06) and Tyler Kibbey (A01).

New project C07 “Register perception in a multilingual context of German” approved!

C07 will be headed by Heike Wiese, who has been a new professor for German in multilingual contexts at Humboldt-University since April 2019, and Antje Sauermann, a postdoctoral researcher in her group.


Fellowships: call for applications

The Integrated Graduate School MGK is calling for applications for fellowships.


New rooms at the Hausvogteiplatz

After the start of the project, a lot still needs to be organized. Among other things, premises for the new employees of the SFB need to be provided and obtained.