Supervision and examination of dissertations

Co-supervisor for Elnur Aliyev, visiting PhD Candidate, Department of Caucasology, Tbilisi State University (2016-2018)

Member of thesis committee – Christofer Berglund: Borders and belonging. Nation-Building in Georgia’s Armenian and Azerbaijani Ethno-Regions 2004-2012. Dept. of Political Science. Uppsala University. 2016.

First opponent on Funch Hansen, Lars: The Circassian Revival: a quest for recognition, mediated transnational mobilisation and memorialization among a geographically dispersed people from the Caucasus among a geographically dispersed people from the Caucasus, 2014. Copenhagen Univeristy.

Co-supervisor for Tamuna Lomadze, guest PhD, Department of Kartvelology and Sociolinguistics, School of Humanities of Saint Andrews Georgian University, Tbilisi, Georgia (2014)

Co-supervisor for Maka Tetradze, guest PhD, Tbilisi State University and the Chikobava Institute of Linguistics (2013-2014),

Member of thesis committee – Torbjörn Westerlund: Finite verbs in Ngarla (Pama-Nyungan, Ngayarta), 2013. Dept. of  Linguistics &  Philology, Uppsala University

Member of thesis committee – Farideh Okati: The Vowel Systems of Five Iranian Balochi Dialects, 2012 (Dept. of Linguistics and Philology, Uppsala University)

Member of thesis committee – Nesrin Uçarlar: Between Majority Power and Minority Resistance – Kurdish Linguistic Rights in Turkey, 2009, Dept. of Political Science, Lund University.

Member of thesis committee – Anastasia Mukhanova Karlsson: Rhythm and Intonation in Halh Mongolian, 2006 (Dept. of Linguistics, Lund University.)

Opponent at trial defense of a doctoral dissertation: Helena Bani-Shoraka Language choice and code-switching in the Azerbaijani community in Tehran: a con­versation analytic approach to bilingual practices, Uppsala University.

Member of thesis committee – Carin Björngren Cuadra: Tandhygienisters arbete med patienter i ett mång­kulturellt samhälle – en studie av migrationsrelaterade frågeställningar och samtal, 2005 (Faculty of Odontology/IMER/ALI, Malmö University)

Faculty opponent to Bernard Christophe: Studier i de syd­kaukasiske sprogs aspektologi [=Aspectology of the South Caucasian languages), Faculty of the Humanities, Oslo University, 2004.

Member of thesis committee – Ljungqvist Arin, Marita: Aspect, tense and mood: Context dependency and the marker LE in Mandarin Chinese, 2003 (Dept. of East-Asian languages, Lund University)

Supervisor of Sentential object complements in Modern Standard Arabic by Maria Persson, Dept. of Middle Eastern languages, LU (shared supervision), 2002.

Supervisor of Language use, attitudes and identity of the Azerbai­janis in Georgia by Shifteh Amirhekmat, 2002, Dept. of Linguistics, Lund University.

Member of thesis committee – Burenhult, Niclas: A grammar of Jahai, 2002 (Dept. of Linguistics, Lund University)

Member of thesis committee  – Claire E. Gronemeyer: Laying the boundaries of syntax: Studies in the interfaces between syntax, semantics and lexicon, 2001 (Dept. of Linguistics, Lund University)

Member of thesis committee – Gao, Hong: The Physical Foundation of the Patterning of Physical Action Verbs –A Study of Chinese Verbs, 2001 (Department of Linguistics, Lund University)

Member of thesis committee – Björverud, Susanna: A Grammar of Lalo, 1998 (Dept.of East-Asian languages, Lund University)

Member of thesis committee – Lindvall, Ann: Transitivity in discourse. A comparison of Greek, Polish and Swedish, 1998 (Dept. of Linguistics, Lund University)