Daniel Weiss

Daniel Weiss, Prof. em. Dr.

Professor für Slavische Sprachwissenschaft (emeritiert)

dawe@slav.uzh.ch

Curriculum vitae

Education:

  • University of Zurich: Slavic Philology, East European History, Indoeuropean Linguistics, Rumanian Linguistics 1968 - 1975
  • University of Warsaw : Polish Philology 1972
  • University of Zurich: PhD (Dr. phil.) 1975
  • post-doc research fellowship at Moscow State University 1976

Family:

  • married to Maria Magdalena Makowiecka (born in Warsaw), 1973—
  • one son (Alexander Pascal) *1986

Academic career:

  • Assistant, Slavic Philology, University of Zurich 1974-1980
  • research fellowship of the Swiss National Foundation 1980-1982
  • Full professor, Slavic Linguistics, University of Hamburg 1982-1988
  • Full professor, Slavic and Balkan Linguistics, University of Munich 1988-1993
  • Full professor, Slavic Linguistics, University of Zurich 1993-
  • Visiting professor at Innsbruck University, Slavic Department 1990

External funding (research grants):

  • Leader of the research project “Grammar of anaphoric devices in Modern Russian”, financed by the German Research Society (DFG) 1985 -1989
  • Leader of the research project “Towards a History of Verbal Propaganda in Soviet Union and Socialist Poland”, financed by the Swiss National Foundation (SNF) 1996-2001
  • Leader of the Zurich Research group within the Research Project “Food stuff information – reality and illusions, financed by the International Association for the promotion of co-operation with scientists from the New Independent States of the former Soviet Union (INTAS) 2001-2004

Editorial boards:

  • member of the Editorial Board of the journal “Russkij jazyk v naučnom osveščenii”, Rossijskaja Akademija Nauk, Institut russkogo jazyka 2001—
  • member of the Editorial Board of the journal “Cassubia Slavica – Jahrbuch für kaschubische Studien” 2003—
  • member of the Editorial Board of the journal “Studies in Polish Linguistics” 2004—
  • member of the Editorial Board of the journal “Političeskaja lingvistika / Political linguistics”, Ekaterinburg 2008–
  • member of the Editorial Board of the journal „Linguistica Copernicana” 2009–
  • coeditor of the series “Slavica Helvetica”
  • reviewer for “Russian Linguistics”, “Russian Language Journal”, etc.

Other scientific functions

  • presentation of I. Mel’čuk’s (Montreal) candidacy for the Research Award of the German Humboldt Foundation (successful) 1990
  • expert opinions on the Research Award granted by the German Humboldt Foundation to

                  – Ju.D.Apresjan (Moscow) 1992-1996

                  – A. Boguslawski (Warsaw).

                  – A. Wierzbicka (Canberra)

  • expert opinions on various research projects (Paris, Montreal, Haifa, Helsinki)
  • various expert opinions on research projects for the Humboldt Foundation and the Swiss National Foundation
  • member of the jury: soutenance d’une thèse, Aix-en-Provence 2002
  • member of ‘Habilitationskommissionen’:
    Hamburg 2002, Klagenfurt 2004, Munich 2004Hamburg 2002, Klagenfurt 2004, Munich 2004, Aix-en-Provence 2009
  • member of the Grammatical Commission of the International Comittee of Slavists 1998—
  • member of an international team of experts for evaluating the Slavic Departments of the Universities Geneva and Lausanne 1999
  • member of an international team of experts for evaluating the Russian Department of the Vienna University of Economics 2000
  • member of an international team of experts for the accreditation of the curricula of the Slavic Departments at the Universities of Tartu and Tallinn (Estonia) 2006
  • member of an international team of experts for evaluating the Doctoral Program “Austrian Galicia and its multicultural heritage", Vienna University 2006 + 2009
  • member of an international team of experts for the Resaech Evaluation of the Department of Foreign Language Business Communication at the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien 2010
  • member of the German Association of University Teachers of Slavic Philology (VHS) and the Swiss Academic Association of Slavists (SAGS; chairman. 2000-2002)

Festschrift

T. Berger, M. Giger, S. Kurt, I. Mendoza (Hg.), Von grammatischen Kategorien und sprachlichen Weltbildern – Die Slavia von der Sprachgeschichte bis zur Politsprache. Festschrift für Daniel Weiss zum 60. Geburtstag. Wiener Slawistischer Almanach, Sonderband 72

Publikationen 

Hier geht es zu den Publikationen von Prof. Dr. Daniel Weiss

Forschungsprojekte