Presentations

 

Selected presentations

2019

  • “Ihmisen kielellisen menneisyyden tutkiminen laskennallisin menetelmin.” Monthly meeting of the Finno-Ugrian Society 12.4.2019 (invited speaker)

2018

  • “Landscape genetics of dialects: Barriers and pathways structuring the spatial patterns of linguistic variation.” LanGIS seminar, 20.11.2018, University of Uppsala, Sweden (invited speaker)
  • “Environmental differences contribute to divergence of dialect groups.” Applications in Cultural Evolution: Arts, Languages, Technologies, 6-8.6., University of Tartu, Estonia.
  • “Quantitative analysis of language contacts within the Finnic group.” Seminar of the Collegium for Transdisciplinary Studies in Archaeology, Genetics and Linguistics, 10.5., University of Tartu, Estonia (invited speaker).
  • Itämerensuomalaisten kielten kontaktien laskennallinen analyysi. ” XLV Kielitieteen päivät, 7-9.5., University of Helsinki, Finland.
  • Populaatiogeneettiset menetelmät ja suomen murteet.” XLV Kielitieteen päivät, 7-9.5., University of Helsinki, Finland (with MA Syrjänen).

2017

  • “Uutta, vanhaa, sinistä, lainattua: Historiallinen kielitiede ja laskennallinen käänne.” Melko yleistä kielitiedettä -seminar, 15.12., University of Turku, Finland (invited speaker).
  •  “The Baltic Sea and its role in the past of the Finnic peoples.” Baltic Sea symposium, 16-17.10., University of Turku, Finland (invited speaker).
  • “Applying population genetics and landscape genetics to study the Finnish dialects.” ESEB, 21-25.8., Groningen, the Netherlands. (with Dr. Santaharju)
  • “Ihminen – biologinen laji ja kulttuurinen olento.” TEDxHelsinkiUniversity -event by Loimu, 26.5., Helsinki, Finland (invited speaker).
  • “Revisiting the quantitative phylogeny of the Uralic languages.” Contextualizing historical lexicology, 15-17.5., University of Helsinki (with MA Syrjänen).
  • “Optimizing phylogenetic analyses with data partitioning: a case study of Uralic.” Phylogenetic methods in historical linguistics, 27-30.3., Tübingen, Germany (with Dr. Vesakoski and MA de Heer).

2016

  • “Many faces of language evolution.” Presentation at the Academy Club for Young Scientists, 8.12., Helsinki, Finland. (video)
  • “Many faces of language evolution.” Argumenta-seminar of evolution 28.11., Oulu, Finland (invited speaker).
  • “Dialectometry using admixture modelling, integrating the extra-linguistic determinants of linguistic divergence.” General linguistics seminar, 22.9., Uppsala University, Sweden (invited speaker).
  • “Biologinen näkökulma kielten syntymisen tutkimuksessa.” Meeting of the animal and plant society of Turku, 4.4., Turku, Finland (invited speaker).
  • “Kielten erkaantumisen tutkiminen populaatiogenetiikan menetelmillä.” Kielioppia lypsämässä IV, 28-29.1., University of Tartu, Estonia (invited speaker).

2015

  • “Uralic basic vocabulary (UraLex database), phylogenetic analyses and timing the tree.” Interdisciplinary seminar, 27.11., University of Tartu, Estonia.
  • “Linguistic microevolution: Bringing population biology to linguistics.” Capturing Phylogenetic Algorithms for Linguistics, 26-30.10., Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • “The role of extralinguistic variables in formation of Finnish dialects.” CIFU XII, 17-21.8., Oulu, Finland.
  • “Isolation mechanisms and linguistic divergence: microevolutionary perspective.” EHBEA, 30.3-1.4., University of Helsinki, Finland.

2014

  • “Finnish dialects from a microevolutionary perspective.” Molecular Ecology Symposium, 8-10.10., Turku, Finland.
  • “The role of extralinguistic variables in dialect formation.” SLE2014 11-14.9., Poznań, Poland.
  • “New wave of quantitative dialect studies.” Mapping Methods, 8-10.5., University of Tartu, Estonia.
  • ”Suomen murteiden ja uralilaisten kielten eriytymisen syitä etsimässä.” Finno-Ugrian Society, 17.1., Helsinki (with Dr. Vesakoski).

2013

  • “Micro- and macroevolution of languages: Finnish dialects and Uralic languages revised.” International Conference on Evolutionary Patterns, 27-29.5., Lisbon, Portugal (with Dr. Vesakoski).
  • “Secondary connections in Uralic languages – quantitative study with trees and networks.” Uralic2013 21.11., Tallinn, Estonia.

2012

  • “Cultural and climatic changes shape the evolutionary history of the Uralic languages.” EMPSEB 18, 25-30.9., Virrat, Finland.
  • “Uralic language diversification: shape, timing, and connections with cultural and climatic factors.” SLE2012, 29.8-1.9., Stockholm, Sweden.

2011

  • ”Uralilaisten kielten erkaantumisten ajoittaminen laskennallisilla menetelmillä.” Kotikielen Seura, 24.11., Helsinki, Finland
  • “The evolutionary history of the Uralic languages.” IFUSCO XXVII, 9-11.5., Budapest, Hungary.

2010

  • “On the diversification of Uralic languages – Comparing computational phylogenies with traditional interpretations” Ihmistieteet ja evoluutionäkökulma -seminar, 21-22.5., Mynämäki, Finland (with MA Syrjänen).