Silva H. Ladewig
09/2022-09/2025: Temporary Positions for Principal Investigators (DFG, Eigene Stelle) in the project “Processes of stabilization in gestures. A media-specific and cross-modal approach” at the Sign Lab Göttingen, within the DFG Priority Programme 2329 „Visual Communication. Theoretical, Empirical, and Applied Perspectives (ViCom)“.
2011-2022 Post-Doc (assistant professor) at the chair for Language Use and Multimodal Communication at the European University Viadrina.
2015-2016 interim professor (chair for Language Use and Multimodal Communication) at the European University Viadrina.
2006 -2011 researcher in different interdisciplinary research projects.
2012: Dr. phil in Applied Linguistics (summa cum laude) awarded for the thesis Syntactic and semantic integration of gestures into speech – Structural, cognitive, and conceptual aspects. European University, Frankfurt (Oder).
2002-2006 member of the FU Gesture Project.
Study of German linguistics and English philology at the Free University of Berlin.
Research interests: Multimodality from a linguistic perspective in the fields of Pragmatics, Cognitive and Functional Grammar, (Cognitive) Semantics, Dynamics of Language Use (synchron and diachron), cross-cultural comparison, sign lLanguage