Slide shows

Recent slide shows presenting key aspects of Distributional Typology.


  • Beyond absolute univerals. Invited presentation at the British Academy Conference “The Cognitive Revolution 60 Years On”, September 26, 2013.slides, audio
  • Distributional typology, Charles University Prague, 16 April. slides


  • Areal diachronies. Invited presentation at: Workshop on Quantitative Approaches to Areal Typology, Amsterdam, 13 December. slides
  • The dynamics of areas and universals. Invited presentation at: KNAW Conference on Patterns of Diversification and Contact: a Global Perspective, Amsterdam, 11 December. slides
  • Exploring similarities across linguistic structures: phylogenetic methods beyond phylogeny. Invited presentation at: Workshop on Phylomemetic and Phylogenetic Approaches in the Humanities, Bern, 24 November. slides