Ulrike Zeshan#

Ulrike Zeshan
Email:UZeshan 'at' uclan.ac.uk
Membership Number:3787
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Homepage: http://www.uclan.ac.uk/islands

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2006 – present Professor and Director, International Institute for Sign Languages and Deaf Studies, University of Central Lancashire, UK
  • 2003 – 2006 Post-doctoral fellow, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • 1999 – 2003 Post-doctoral fellow, Research Centre for Linguistic Typology, Canberra/Melbourne, Australia
  • 2001 – 2006 Academic Consultant, Indian Sign Language Cell, Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped, Mumbai, India

Fields of Scholarship
  • Linguistic typology
  • Sign language typology
  • (Sign) multilingualism
  • (Sign) language endangerment
  • Applied sign linguistics
  • Indian Sign Language
  • Turkish Sign Language

Honours and Awards
  • 2009 - 2013 Principal Investigator, European Science Foundation EUROCORES consortium for “Endangered sign languages in village communities”
  • 2011-2016 Principal Investigator, ERC project “Multilingual behaviours in sign language users”

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