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Name: Charalambos  Themistocleous (IPA: xɐˈɾɐlɐᵐbɔs θɛmistɔˈklɛus)
Institution: University of Cyprus
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.charalambosthemistocleous.com
State and/or Country: Cyprus   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Computational Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Specialty: Phonetics, Phonology, Computational Linguistics
Selected Publications: Fragaki Georgia, Georgakopoulos Athanasios, Themistocleous Charalambos (Eds) (2012). Current Trends in Greek Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Melissaropoulou, D., Themistocleous, C., Tsiplakou, S., & Tsolakidis, S. (2013). The Present Perfect in Cypriot Greek revisited. In A. Peter, J. C. Reina & G. Kaufmann (Eds.), Language Variation – European Perspectives IV: Selected papers from the Sixth International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE 6), Freiburg, June 2011 . (pp. 159–172). Amsterdam: John Benjamins

Themistocleous Charalambos (2012). Meaning and Form in the Tonal Representation. In Fragaki Georgia, Georgakopoulos Athanasios, Themistocleous Charalambos (Eds). Current Trends in Greek Linguistics (pp. 271-289). Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Themistocleous Charalambos (2011a). Nuclear Accents in Athenian and Cypriot Greek. The 10th International Conference of Greek Linguistics. Komotini, Greece.

Themistocleous Charalambos (2011b). Computational Greek Phonology: IPAGreek. The 10th International Conference of Greek Linguistics. Komotini, Greece (presentation).

Themistocleous Charalambos (2011c). The alignment of the Cypriot Greek prenuclear accent. 20th International Symposium on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics. Thessaloniki, Greece.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Current Trends in Greek Linguistics
Courses Taught: Phonetics & Phonology (ENG250)
Phonetics and Phonology: Advanced Level (ENG 545)
Speech Melody and Conversation (ENG 546)
Research Design and Statistics for Linguists
Sociolinguistics (ENG241)
Information Structure and Prosody (ENG 568)

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