Dr.

Joachim Matzinger

joachim.matzinger(at)oeaw.ac.at
+43-1-51581-7363
 

Joachim Matzinger is a research associate in the Balkan Studies Research Unit, responsible for linguistic research in the framework of Balkan onomastics and linguistics.

Brief Biography


Joachim Matzinger studied comparative linguistics in Vienna (MA in 1995), Regensburg and Jena, focusing on historical linguistics, Slavic languages, Indo-Iranian languages, Armenian, Latin, Greek and Celtic languages. He received his PhD in 2001 from the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena. From 1992 to 1995, he was employed as a research assistant at the Department of Linguistics at the University of Vienna, and between 1997 and 2006 in Jena as a researcher in the framework of various projects funded by the German Research Foundation and dealing with word formation and syntax in Indo-European languages. From 2006 to 2015, he collaborated on and headed projects funded by the Austrian Science Foundation on words and word formation in Old Albanian.

Research Interests


Period: antiquity to the modern era
Area: Southeast Europe, focus Albania
Topics: toponymy, modern Balkan linguistics and language contact, Old Balkan languages, linguistic background of ethnogenesis and migration processes, linguistics and philology of Old Albanian, minority languages (diaspora)

Selected Publications


  • “Der lateinisch-albanische Sprachkontakt und seine Implikationen für die Vorgeschichte des Albanischen und der Albaner”, in: W. Dahmen, G. Holtus, J. Kramer u.a. (Hgg.), Südosteuropäische Romania. Siedlungs-/Migrationsgeschichte und Sprachtypologie, Romanistisches Kolloquium XXV, 2012, Tübingen: Narr Verlag, S. 75–103.
  • “Die Albaner als Nachkommen der Illyrer aus der Sicht der historischen Sprachwissenschaft”, in: O. J. Schmitt, E. A. Frantz (Hgg.), Albanische Geschichte. Stand und Perspektiven der Forschung, 2009, München: Oldenbourg Verlag, S. 13-36.
  • Die sekundären nominalen Wortbildungsmuster im Altalbanischen bei Gjon Buzuku. Ein Beitrag zur altalbanischen Lexikographie (Albanische Forschungen 38), 2016, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 593 SS.
  • Die Verben des Altalbanischen. Belegwörterbuch, Vorgeschichte und Etymologie (Albanische Forschungen 33), 2013, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1055 SS. Zusammen mit PD Dr. Stefan Schumacher (Wien).
  • Der altalbanische Text [E] Mbsuame e Krështerë (Dottrina Cristiana) des Lekë Matrënga von 1592, eine Einführung in die albanische Sprachwissenschaft (Jenaer Indogermanistische Textbearbeitungen 3), 2006, Dettelbach: Roell Verlag, 306 SS.

Further Publications

Books

Books

  • Joachim Matzinger: Messapisch, Kurzgrammatiken indogermanischer Sprachen und Sprachstufen, Wiesbaden: Reichert Verlag 2019.
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Editions and Collections

Editions and Collections

  • Heiner Eichner Joachim Matzinger (ed.): Eqrem Çabej, Italoalbanische Studien, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz 2017.
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Articles

Articles

  • Monica Genesin Joachim Matzinger: Albania settentrionale crocevia adriatico. Influenze slavo-meridionali e italiane in due opere a carattere religioso, Mediterranean Language Review26 (2019), S. 107-124.
  • Joachim Matzinger Monica Genesin: La lingua Albanese all'epoca di Scanderbeg, Il Veltro. Rivista della civiltà italiana1-6, anno 63, gennaio-dicembre 2019 (2019), S. 145-155.
  • Joachim Matzinger: Il diluvio della infedeltà Orientale. Islam in the view of the Old Albanian auhtors (16th-18th centuries), Lingue e Linguaggi30 (2019), S. 163-178.
  • Joachim Matzinger: Storia di una parola: Albanese malesi 'montagna; montanaro', in: Gezim Gurga (ed.): Aspetti e momenti dell'albanologia contemporanea, Tirana: Naimi 2019.
  • Joachim Matzinger Monica Genesin: Linguistic Landscape and Urban Toponymy in a Minority Enclave in Italy: the Case of San Marzano (Apulia), in: Gezim Gurga Francesco Altimari (ed.): Matteo Mandalà dhe albanologjia sot (ne 60-vjetorin e lindjes), Tirana: Fast print 2018.
  • Monica Genesin Thomas Christiansen: Metaphorical Expressions in Albanian and Serbian Ancient Law Collections, Lingue e Linguaggi (2018), siba-ese.unisalento.it/index.php/linguelinguaggi.
  • Joachim Matzinger Stefan Schumacher: The Morphology of Albanian, in: Brian Joseph Jared Klein (ed.): Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo-European Linguistics, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Mouton 2018.
  • Joachim Matzinger: The Lexicon of Albanian, in: Brian Joseph Jared Klein (ed.): Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo-European Linguistics, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Mouton 2018.
  • L'elemento latino della lingua Albanese - un impatto delle Via Egnatia?, Palaver (2017).
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Other Publications

Other Publications

  • Joachim Matzinger: Vorrömisches Volk: Die Messapier in Apulien, Der StandardDer Standard (2019), www.derstandard.at/diskurs/userblogs/ub-balkanblog.
  • Monica Genesin Joachim Matzinger: La minoranza linguistica italo-albanese (arbereshe) (2019), Lingue sotto il tetto d'Italia. Le minoranze alloglotte da Bolzano a Carloforte.
  • Joachim Matzinger: Was uns Albaniens Ortsnamen über die eigene Sprachgeschichte verraten, Der Standard (2018), derstandard.at.
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