Julian Kreidl is working on ancient and modern Turkic and Indo-Iranian languages. He defended his doctoral dissertation A Historical Grammar of Pashto and graduated from IU in 2021. For CeLCAR, he has been working on A Pashto Reference Grammar, A Uyghur Reference Grammar and Chuvash. An Elementary Textbook. His current research focuses on various diachronic and synchronic issues in Iranian, Nuristani, Indo-Aryan and Turkic languages.
- BA, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, University of Vienna, 2016
- PhD, Department of Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana University, 2021
- historical phonology
- case morphology
- morphosyntactic alignment (e.g. tripartite and split-ergative systems)
- lexicography and etymology
- language contact
- pre-Islamic religions in the Hindukush area
- „Einige Paschto-Etymologien“, Iran and the Caucasus, 23/3 (2019), 256-267.
- “The etymology of the Pashto word zérma”, Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes, 108 (2019), 221-224.
- “Lambdacism and the development of Old Iranian *t in Pashto”, Iran and the Caucasus, 25/2 (2021), 175-193.
- “Zoroastrian Deities in Bactria”, with Jamsheed K. Choksy, Himalayan and Central Asian Studies Journal, 25/1-3 (2021), 20-53.
- “Volga Bulgarian-Permic linguistic contact: Mutual influences on morphology”, Proceedings of the Workshop on Turkic and Languages in Contact with Turkic, 6 (2021), 1-15.
- “The Ablative Case in Pashto”, Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Central Asian Languages and Linguistics, 4 (2021), 151-162.
- “An Eastern Iranian Lunar Deity and Her Epithet”, Iran and the Caucasus, 26/3 (2022), 251-266.