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Juliane Marie-Thérèse Tiemann

PhD Candidate
  • E-mailJuliane.Tiemann@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 24 62
  • Visitor Address
    HF-bygget, Sydnesplassen 7
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7805
    5020 Bergen

Current research-project: Syntactic variation and Information Structure in Old Norwegian.

> Building a syntactic and information structural annotated corpus for the text of Konungs skuggsjá (AM 243bα fol.).


Associate Professor, Jens Eike Schnall (Universitetet i Bergen)

Associate Professor, Roland Hinterhölzl  (Università Ca' Foscari Venezia)

An overview over presentations and posters can be found here: 


Other publications: Annotation in Menota 

The file can be downloaded here:
Here you find a little bit more information about the annotational work for Menota (in Norwegian):
https://menota.org/ML_2019-09-20.xml (older version: https://menota.org/ML_2018-09-19.xml)


2019.   Presentation: “Med fokus på adverb(ial)er. Syntaks og diskurs i gammelnorsk ordstilling.”, Nye diakrone perspektiver på nordisk morfologi og syntaks, Poznan, Polen.

2019. Poster: “The Main Manuscript of Konungs skuggsjá: What a discussion about the world tells us about communication strategies”, NECRON, University of Bergen, Norway.

2019. Public appearance: Semifinal of Forsker Grand Prix. University of Bergen, Norway.

2019. Presentation: “Syntactic variation in Old Norwegian and the role of Information Structure”, ICHL, University of Canberra, Australia.

2019. Presentation together with Piotrowska: “Being more specific: About the adjective position in definite contexts. A comparison between East and West Norse”, ICHL, University of Canberra, Australia. 

2019. Presentation: “Historical punctuation. A linguistic analysis.”, SÖF conference, University of Köln, Germany. 

2019. Presentation: “About the object position in Old Norwegian. Examining information structural influence on word order variation in the KoNoKs-Corpus.” Bergen International Symposium in Old Norse Studies, University of Bergen, Norway.

2019. Presentation: “Ragnarsdrápa: Bildebeskrivelser i diktform.”, University of Bergen, Norway.

2019. Presentation: “Information-structural driven word order variation in Old Norwegian.”, DGfS conference, University of Bremen, Germany. 

2018. Film: “Gammelnorsk: Setelarkivet.”, Information-video in cooperation with the Språksamlingane at the University of Bergen, Norway. 

2018. Poster: “Loghis, Logri and Loghærne. The description of three lakes in Ireland in Konungs skuggsjá. On the structure  behind the wonders: Interaction of linguistic devices and manuscript composition.”, I vesterled - Westward bound - conference at the University of Bergen, Norway. 

2018. Presentation: “Gammelnorsk: Fra manuskript til XML.”, at the University Library of Bergen, Norway. 

2018. Presentation: “Information Structure – a complex phenomenon. Working through methodological and terminological challenges”,  at the University of Bergen, Norway. 

2018. Presentation: “Working with a Corpus Language. Methodological challenges and a way to overcome those”, Research Group in Medieval Studies at the University of Bergen, Norway. 

2018. Presentation: “Working with Old Norwegian”, Erasmus-exchange at the Adam Mickiewicz University Poznán, Poland. 

2018. Poster: “Syntactic Variation in Old Norwegian”, 3rd Norwegian Graduate Student Conference in Linguistics and Philology at the University of Oslo, Norway. 

2017. Presentation: “Information Structure in Old Norwegian“, Norwegian Graduate Researcher School in Linguistics and Philology at the University of Bergen, Norway. 

2017. Presentation: “Informationsstruktur im Altnorwegischen”, ‘Arbeitstagung der Skandinavistik’ at the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Germany. 

2017. Presentation: “Information Structure in Old Norwegian”, ‘Symposium Bergen-Cambridge’ at the University of Bergen, Norway. 

2014. Presentation: “Teaching practice on German as a foreign language at the KarGU – an evaluation“, republic conference ‘Language education in conditions of social modernization in Kazakhstan’ at the Buketov Karaganda State University, Kazakhstan. 

2014. Presentation and Workshop: „New ways of studying and teaching. German as a foreign language in Germany and Norway. Usage of information technologies, methodology and materials”, ‘The Day of European Languages’ at the Buketov Karaganda State University, Kazakhstan. 

2012. Presentation: “(Mittel)Niederdeutsch im Norwegischen. Eine nachhaltige sprachliche Beeinflussung.” at the ‘Student’s Conference on Linguistics’, at the Technical University Berlin, Germany. 

University courses:

Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies, University of Bergen, Norway.

2019. Introduction to Scandinavian Studies. Language: Norwegian.

2019. Old Norse textual history. Language: Norwegian.

2019. Old Norse Manuscript Texts. Language: Norwegian.

2018. Old Norse Poetry. Language: Norwegian.

2018. Medieval Nordic Texts. Course Language: Norwegian.

2017. Old Norse Poetry. Language: Norwegian.


Department of Scandinavian Studies, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany.

2015. Scientific Writing: Linguistics. Course Language: German.

2015, 2014, 2013. Introduction to Scandinavian Languages and Linguistics (incl. Colloquium). Course Language: German.

2015, 2014. Language Contact from the Viking age until today (incl. Colloquium). Course Language: German.

2014. Historical Linguistics and Language history of the Scandinavian Languages. Course Language: German.


Department of Linguistic Foreign Languages, E.A. Buketov Karaganda State University, Kazakhstan.

2014. Language History of German. Course Language: German.

2014. German as a Second Language. Course Language: German.

2014. German in a socio-political context. Course Language: German.

2014. Scientific Writing. Content and Form. From Research to Publication. Course Language: German.


Language Schools:

Sprachlernzentrum Karaganda, Goethe-Institute Almaty, Kazakhstan.

2014. German as a foreign language (B1). Course Language: German.


Volkshochschule Cottbus, Germany.

2012-2009. Several courses: Norsk for nybegynnere (A1-A2). Course Language: German/Norwegian.


Berlinek Sprachschule in Berlin, Germany.

2016, 2015. Several courses: German as a foreign language (A1-C1). Course Language: English/German. 

2016. Summer courses for children and teenagers (A2-B2). Course Language: German.


State Europe Schools German-Polish (Primary and Secondary School) in Berlin, Germany.

2016, 2015. Several courses: German as a Second Language (A1-B1). Course Language: German.


Guest Lectures:

Department of Scandinavian Studies, University of Verona, Italy.

2017. Old Norwegian Syntax and Information Structure. Course Language: English.


Department of Scandinavian Studies, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany.

2014. Swedish morphology and syntax. Course Language: Swedish.


Embassy of Norway in Berlin, Germany.

2011, 2009. Information and Language Course for beginners in Norwegian. Course Language: German.

since 2018. UiBdoc: Founding Member and Vice President.

2019. Stip-HF: Member.

2018-2019. Stip-HF: Secretary.

since 2018. FFU: Representative.

2017-2018. FFU: Vara.

since 2017. Research Group for Medieval Philology: Board-Member.

2018. Society for Indo-European Studies: Member.

since 2017. Societas Linguistica Europaea: Member.

Current project

2017-present. Annotational work (syntax and information structure). (Konungs skuggsjá, AM243bα fol.). University of Bergen.


Project-related work

2017-2018. Annotational work for Menota (Konungs skuggsjá, AM243bα fol.)

2012-2014. Annotational work within the project “Old German Reference Corpus”.

Humboldt-University in Berlin. 

2012. Annotational work within the project “Ridges”.

Humboldt-University in Berlin.