02/05/2019

Welcome to Dr Tanja Säily (University of Helsinki)

We are pleased to welcome our guest researcher from Finland! Dr Tanja Säily from the Department of Languages at the University of Helsinki is visiting our department and the Saarbrücken SFB 1102 for 2 months (February-March 2019) in order to work with us on common research interests in the field of historical corpus linguistics. Dr Tanja Säily is part of the Helsinki Computational History Group (COMHIS). In addition, she is a member of two Academy of Finland funded research projects that focus on language change. She is also developing corpus-linguistic tools and methods for historical sociolinguistics in the STRATAS project and was actively involved in the compilation of the Corpora of Early English Correspondence.