Prof. Dr. Boris Norman

Arbeit vor Ort am Kolleg:
01/03/2019 - 30/06/2019
  • F1 – Boundaries between genre(s)
  • F2 – Boundaries between language(s)
  • Grammar and vocabulary of Slavic languages
  • Language theory
  • Theory of artistic speech
  • Socio- and psycholinguistics
  • Popularization of linguistic knowledge
Laufende Projekte:

Monograph „Verse of Contemporary Russian Poetry“


An abstract to the fellow’s current project can be accessed via this link.


A list of publications can be accessed via this link.

Leistungen am Kolleg:
Eine Liste projektbezogener Leistungen finden Sie hier.

Since 2007: Senior Professor, Belarusian State University, Minsk

1999–2007: Head of Department of Theoretical and Slavic Linguistics, Belarusian State University, Minsk

1984–1999: Full Professor, Belarusian State University, Minsk

1971–1984: Associate Professor, Belarusian State University, Minsk 1968-1971: Senior Lecturer, Belarusian State University, Minsk

1966–1968: Postgraduate student, Belarusian State University, Minsk

1961–1966: Undergraduate student, Department of Slavic Studies, Leningrad State University

Visiting Professor: University of Austin (1988, 1999), University of Bochum (1997), University of Helsinki (2008), University of Dresden (2016); Professor and Head of Department, Higher School Siedlce (Poland, 1995-1999) Supervision of research projects

Fellowships, Grants and Prices

2016: Honorary Member, Slavic Society of Serbia

2015: Honorary Guest Professor, Charles University Prague

2015: Doctor honoris causa, University of Plovdiv Honored Worker of Education of the Republic of Belarus Picheta Prize (Social Sciences and Humanities)

Membership in research organizations

Co-founder and Member of the International Association for the Humanities

Member of the Belarusian Committee of Slavists

Member of the International Commission on the Grammatical Structure of Slavic Languages at the International Committee of Slavists

Member of the editorial boards of journals in Russia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria, etc.