Sonja Milenkovska

Sonja Milenkovska

Research Center for Areal Linguistics "Božidar Vidoeski"
Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts
Bul. Krste Misirkov 2, Skopje, Macedonia

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University of Skopje - "St. Cyril and Methodius"
Humanities Division, Department of Slavic Languages

B.A. Polish Language, Macedonian Language and literature
M.A. Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy in Skopje (in progress)


Employment history

2001 - 2005 Research fellow (voluntary), Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts
2005 -         Research fellow, Research Center for Areal Linguistics "Božidar Vidoeski", Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts  



Fluency in English, Polish, Serbian/Croatian
Reading knowledge: German, Bulgarian


Professional Activities

• Participation in scholarly meetings organized by RCAL
• Participation in Common Slavic Linguistic Atlas (CSLA) project
• Member of the Macedonian National Affiliate of the CSLA  
• Research activities
- Contrastive researches related to:
- Linearization of the noun phrase at the level of the simple sentence (Slavic and Balkan languages)
- Means and forms of accommodation of complement sentence arguments to predicates of second rank (Macedonian ~ Polish)
- Possessive relations that are realized at the sentence level, i.e. “external possession” (Macedonian ~ Polish)


Grants for Language Summer Schools and Conferences

1996, 2002 Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
2005 University in Poznan, Poland
2007 Sorbishes Institut, Bautzen, Germany
2009 National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk
2012 Polish Academy of Science, Krakow


Other Activities

Evolution of Semantic Systems – EOSS, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands,
2011-          Project assistant (Macedonia) and member of the International consortium