Dr. phil

Christina Katsikadeli



... studied German and Greek language and philology, general and historical linguistics (Indo-European studies) as well as Jewish cultural history at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, and at the University of Salzburg, Austria. Since 2000, she has worked as a pre- and postdoctoral researcher, lexicographer, and lecturer in general and historical-comparative linguistics at the Department of Linguistics, at the Center for the Research of Eastern Christianity (ZECO) and at the Center for Jewish Cultural History, University of Salzburg, Austria. For nine years, she has been co-worker and project leader (2000-2009) at the ‘Rig Veda Dictionary (RIVELEX, Vols. I-III)’ funded by the Austrian Research Fund (FWF). For the period 2014-2018, she was the principal investigator (“Elise-Richter-Fellow”) of the FWF-project ‘Hellenistic Koine in Egypt and the Near East’. Until 2021, she will work on the design and the compilation of Greek and Latin lemmata (in TEI) at the ‘Digital Dictionary of Loanwords in the Midrash Genesis Rabbah’ (FWF), and for the years 2020-2022 she will be the PI of the project “Language Structure and Use in J.N. Nestroy’s plays” (ÖNB, Jubiläumsfonds Nr. 18421) at the ACDH-CH.



  • Katsikadeli, Christina. 2018. Language contact and contact induced change in the light of the (digital) lexicography of Greek loanwords in the non-Indo-European languages of the Greco-Roman worlds (Coptic, Hebrew/Aramaic, Syriac). Trends in Classics-Supplementary Volumes 72: 21-40. doi:10.1515/9783110622744-003.
  • Dressler, Wolfgang U., Vanessa Hannesschläger, and Barbara Tumfart. 2018. Poetische Okkasionalismen bei Nestroy und Handke: ein literarisch-linguistischer und korpuslinguistischer Kontrast. Hanno Biber, Katsikadeli, Christina, and Sellner, Manfred B. Corpus Linguistics and Literature. Wien: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.