In preparation

  • Sentential Adjunction at the Interfaces. Evidence from the Synchrony and Diachrony of Adverbial Clauses in German. Habilitation thesis, Universiät zu Köln.



Infinitives at the Syntax-Semantics Interface: A Diachronic Perspective

Language, Historical Syntax, special issue

  • New insights into the syntax and semantics of complementation: Introduction to special issue, in: Language 93(2), section Historical Syntax, e23-e28.



Journal of Historical Linguistics


  • Again on why. But why?, in: Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics. The McMaster Meeting 2013 ed. by Cassandra Chapman, Olena Kit & Ivona Kučerová, 151-169. Ann Arbor: Michigan Slavic Publications [pre-final].



  • Epistemische Modalverben als nicht‑finite Komplemente, in: Geschichte und Typologie der Sprachsysteme ed. by Michail L. Kotin, Elizaveta G. Kotorova & Martin Durrell, 229‑238. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter.


Short manuscripts (< 60 pages)

  • On the status of the infinitival marker zu ‘to’ in the history of German. A corpus-based analysis
  • On the origin and development of infinitival wh-complements in the history of Polish [To be submitted to the volume Diachronic Slavonic Syntax: The Interplay between Language Contact and Internal Factors ed. by Björn HansenJasmina Grković-Major & Barbara Sonnenhauser, Mouton de Gruyter]’
  • Don’t regret anymore! The semantic change of the clause-embedding predicate żałować in Polish
  • On the development of the complementizer(s) als in Dutch and German
  • On the distribution of als infinitives in German

Long manuscripts (> 60 pages)

  • The Syntax of Old Polish
  • Modal Verbs in Polish
  • Einführung in die nicht-finite Verbalsyntax des Deutschen