emer. o. Prof. Dr. phil. Dr. h. c.

Ferenc Kiefer

Ferenc Kiefer

Corresponding Member of the Division of Humanities and the Social Sciences abroad since 1995

Deceased on 21/11/2020

  • Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem
  • Comité International Permanent des Linguistes

Research Areas:

  • Linguistics and Literature
  • General linguistics
  • Finno-Ugrian studies



Selected Memberships:

  • Ungarische Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Academia Europaea
  • European Academy of Arts, Sciences and Humanities
  • Linguistic Society of America and of the Philological Society of Great Britain

Selected Prizes:

  • Széchenyi Prize
  • Dr. h. c. University of Stokholm
  • Dr. h. c. University of Paris 13
  • Dr. h. c. University of Szeged

Selected Publications:

  • Kiefer, Ferenc (2015) The privative derivational suffix in Hungarian. In: Miestamo, Matti u. a. (Hrsg.), Negation in Uralic Languages; Amsterdam u. a.: Benjamins, S. 601-614.
  • Kiefer, Ferenc (2010) Areal-typological aspects of word-formation: The case of aktionsart-formation in German,Hungarian, Slavic, Baltic, Romani and Yiddish. In: Rainer, Franz u. a. (Hrsg.), Variation and Change in Morphology; Amsterdam/Philadelphia: Benjamins, S. 129-147.
  • Gécseg, Z.; Kiefer, F. (2009) A new look at information structure in Hungarian. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, Bd. 27 (3), S. 583-622.
  • Kiefer, Ferenc (2009) Types of temporal adverbials and the fine structure of events. In: Kiss, K. E. (Hrsg.), Adverbs and Adverbial Adjuncts at the Interfaces; Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, S. 241-262.
  • Kiefer, Ferenc (2006) Aspektus és akcióminőség.; Budapest: Akadémiai K. (344 Seiten).