Junior-Prof. Dr. László Károly

Curriculum Vitae

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Institut für Slavistik, Turkologie und zirkumbaltische Studien, Turkologie
Hegelstr. 59
D-55122 Mainz, Germany
Phone: +49-6131-39-38375
Fax: +49-6131-39-38378
Email: karoly@uni-mainz.de
URL: http://www.turkologie.uni-mainz.de/172.php
Born: 10 June 1974—Pécs, Hungary
Nationality: Hungarian

Areas of specialization

  • Middle Turkic; Yakut language
  • Morphology; Historical-comparative linguistics
  • Runiform writing systems
  • History of medicine (among the Turkic peoples)

Education

  • PhD in Altaic Studies (Linguistics), University of Szeged, Department of Altaic Studies
    Thesis: Yakut derivational morphology. An historical approach. Deverbal nominals, 2008
  • MA in Turkic (Altaic) studies, University of Szeged, Department of Altaic Studies
    Thesis: A medical treatise of Sayyid Subḥān Qul௠Muhammad Bahādur khan (Sayyid Subḥān Qul௠Muhammad Bahādur kán orvosi traktátuma), 2002

Grants & Projects

  • Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral research, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Seminar für Orientkunde, Lehrstuhl für Turkologie, 2009-2011
  • Scholarship of the Hungarian Republic, 2000-2002

Research stays

  1. Short term research stay in Yakutsk, Yakutia, Russia (Institute of Languages and Cultures of the Peoples of the North-East, North-Eastern Federal University), 19-30 June 2013
  2. Short term research stay in Kyiv, Ukraine (Institute of Archeology), 2-8 April 2012
  3. Short term research stay in Tashkent, Usbekistan (Al-Biruni Institute of Oriental Studies), 21 March to 4 April 2011
  4. Short term research stay in Turkey (Hacettepe Üniversitesi and Başkent Üniversitesi), 15-19 January 2007
  5. Field research in Ocna de Sus (Romania). ocumentation of hitherto unknown Eastern European runic inscriptions, 23-26 September 2006
  6. Short term research stay in Krakow (Institute of Oriental Studies, University of Kraków), 21 November to 4 December 2005
  7. Research stay in Krakow (Institute of Oriental Studies, University of Kraków), October-November 2003

Membership on scientific boards

  • Speaker and deputy chairman of the working group Alte Medizin, 2014-
  • Member of the editorial board of the journal Turkic Languages, 2013-

Teaching

  • Runiform and Old Uyghur sources
  • Middle Turkic sources
  • Chagatay sources
  • Manuscript edition
  • Introduction to the Turkic languages
  • Introduction to the South Siberian Turkic languages
  • Introduction to the Yakut language
  • History of the Turkic writing systems
  • Etymological studies
  • Turkic loanwords in Hungarian
  • Word formation in Yakut
  • Turcology and linguistics
  • Turcology and philology
  • Historical-comparative Turcology
  • History of the Turkic peoples
  • Introduction to Oriental Studies
  • Introduction to Classical Mongolian
  • Introduction to Pre-Classical Mongolian

Publications

  1. [B] Károly, L. 2015. A Turkic Medical Treatise from Islamic Central Asia. A Critical Edition of a Seventeenth-Century Chagatay Work by Subḥān Qul௠Khan. Edited, translated and annotated by László Károly [Brill’s Inner Asian Series 32]. [X + 452 pp.]
  2. [A] Károly, L. 2015. Word-Formation in Tatar, in Word-Formation. An international Handbook of the Languages of Europe [Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Sciences 40.3], P. O. Müller, I. Ohnheiser, S. Olsen, F. Rainer (eds), XXX-XXX. De Gruyter Mouton, Berlin & New York. [forthcoming]
  3. [A] Szalontai Cs., Benedek A. & Károly L. 2014. A Kiskundorozsma Kettőshatár úti II. avar temető 434. sírja, in XXX, XXX (eds), XXX-XXX. Szeged: XXX. [forthcoming]
  4. [A] Károly, L. 2014. Deverbal Nominals in Altaic. In search of a framework (not only) for reconstruction. [forthcoming]
  5. [R] Károly, L. 2014. Yaman, Hakan (Hg.): Die YÅ«suf-Legende in der Version von Ê¿AlÄ«. Nach dem Dresdener Manuskript Eb. 419. Berlin: Klaus Schwarz Verlag 2012. 464 S. 8° = Studien zur Sprache, Geschichte und Kultur der Türkvölker Bd. 11. Orientalistische Literaturzeitung 109(4-5):1-3.
  6. [A] Károly, L. 2014. TürkÇe yazılmış Ä°slam tıp eserlerindeki şifalı dualar, in Turcology and Linguistics. Éva àgnes Csató Festschrift, N. Demir, B. KarakoÇ & A. Menz (eds), 279-290. Ankara: Hacettepe Üniversitesi.
  7. [A] Károly, L. 2013. The case of Altaic and West Old Turkic, Turkic Languages 17(1-2): 181-195.
  8. [B] Károly, L. 2013. Deverbal nominals in Yakut. A historical approach [Turcologica 96]. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. [X + 205 pp.]
  9. [A] Szalontai, Cs. & Károly, L. 2013. Runiform fragments of the late Avar period from Hungary, Acta Orientalia Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 66(4): 365-396.
  10. [A] Károly, L. 2013. àšjabb lehetőségek a magyar nyelv török elemeinek kutatásában. In Nyelvelmélet és kontaktológia 2, K. Agyagási, A. Hegedűs & K. É. Kiss (eds), 243-256. Piliscsaba: PPKE BTK Elméleti Nyelvészeti Tanszék & Magyar Nyelvészeti Tanszék. [New perspectives in the research of the Turkic elements in Hungarian]
  11. [A] Károly, L. 2012. History of the intervocalic velars in the Turkic languages. Turkic Languages 16(1): 3-24.
  12. [A] Károly, L. 2012. Panaceas and other miraculous cures in Middle Turkic medical writings. Shaman 20(1-2): 5-21.
  13. [B] Róna-Tas, A. & Berta, à. with the assistance of L. Károly 2011. West Old Turkic. Turkic loanwords in Hungarian 1-2. [Turcologica 84]. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. [XX + 1494 pp.]
  14. [R] Károly, L. 2010. Rogers, Leland Liu, The Golden Summary of Činggis Qaγan. Činggis Qaγan-u Altan Tobči, Tunguso-Sibirica 27, Wiesbaden: Harrass
    owitz, 2009. Turkic Languages 14(2): 294-297.
  15. [A] Károly, L. 2009. Jakut állatnevek Pallas Zoographiájában. In Bölcsészműhely 2008, Z. Vajda (ed.), 65-76, Szeged: JATE Press. [Yakut names for animals in Pallas’ Zoographia]
  16. [A] Károly, L. 2009. Dominancy in Yakut: An historical approach. International Journal of Central Asian Studies (13): 343-353.
  17. [R] Károly, L. 2009. (Bolʹšoj) tolkovyj slovarʹ jakutskogo jazyka [Saxa tà¯là¯n bà¯hārà¯Ì„lāx (ulaxan) tà¯lÇ°à¯ta], Vol. I [A], Vol. II [B], Vol. III [G-I], Vol. IV [K-küölähiŋnǟ], Vol. V [küälähis gà¯n-kǟčärä], edited by P. A. Slepcov, Novosibirsk: Nauka, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008. Turkic Languages 13(2): 291-296.
  18. [R] Károly, L. 2009. Gerhard Doerfer, (unter Mitwirkung von Michael Knüppel), Etymologisch-Ethnologisches Wörterbuch tungusischer Dialekte (vornehmlich der Mandschurei), Hildesheim-Zürich-New York: Georg Olms, 2004. Acta Orientalia Scientiarum Academiae Hungaricae 62(4): 465-469.
  19. [R] Károly, L. 2009. Ingeborg Hauenschild, Lexicon jakutischer Tierbezeichnungen, Turcologica, Volume 77, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2008. Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 99: 509-512.
  20. [R] Károly, L. 2009. Marcel Erdal, A Grammar of Old Turkic, Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section Eight, Central Asia, Volume 3, Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2004. Acta Orientalia Scientiarum Academiae Hungaricae 62(2): 241-245.
  21. [A] Károly, L. 2008. Yakut names for animals in Pallas’s Zoographia. Acta Orientalia Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 61(3): 295-323.
  22. [A] Károly L. 2008. Toboz és doboz. Két vitatott eredetű szavunk. In A nyelvtörténeti kutatások újabb eredményei 5, L. Büky, T. Forgács & B. Sinkovics (eds), 113-126. Szeged: JATEPress. [Toboz ‘pinecone’ and doboz ‘box’. Two Hungarian words of debated origin]
  23. [A] Károly L. 2008. „Domináns” szuffixumvokálisok a jakut nyelvben. Egy történeti szempontú megközelítés. In Orientalista Nap 2005, 2007, à. Birtalan & M. Jamaji (eds), 66-73. Budapest: MTA Orientalisztikai Bizottság & ELTE Távol-keleti Intézet). [Dominant vowels of suffixes in Yakut. An historical approach]
  24. [M] Károly L. 2008. In memoriam Berta àrpád (1951-2008). Nyelvtudományi Közlemények 105: 399-402.
  25. [A] Berta à. & Károly L. 2007. A szertő-tetői kő rovásírásos feliratai. Magyar Nyelv 103: 300-310. [The runic inscriptions of a stele found at the peak of Szertő (Romania)]
  26. [R] Károly, L. 2007. Wladimir Monastyrjew, JAKUTISCH, Kleines erklärendes Wörterbuch des Jakutischen (Sacha-Deutsch), Turcologica 68, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2006. Turkic Languages 11(2): 279-284.
  27. [E] Károly, L. 2007. Turcology in Turkey. Selected papers [Studia uralo-altaica 47]. Szeged: SzTE Altajisztikai Tanszék & MTA-SzTE Turkológiai Kutatócsoport. [XV + 539 pp., in Turkish, English and German]
  28. [A] Károly, L. 2006. Some remarks on the Yakut suffix +SXt. Turkic Languages 10: 187-192.
  29. [A] Károly, L. 2006. A Seventeenth-Century Chaghatay Treatise on Medicine. Orvostörténeti Közlemények [Communicationes de Historia Artis Medicinae] 194-195: 51-61.
  30. [A] Károly, L. 2005. Egy 17. századi csagatáj orvosi könyv mint nyelvi forrás. Nyelvtudományi Közlemények 102: 89-112. [A seventeenth-century Chaghatay treatise as a linguistic source]
  31. [A] Károly, L. 2005. Some remarks on the Turkic word qart. Studia Etymologica Cracoviensia 10: 53-64.
  32. [A] Károly, L. 2005. A Seventeenth Century Chaghatay Treatise on Medicine. In 38. Uluslararası Tıp Tarihi Kongresi Bildiri Kitabı (Proceedings of the 38th International Congress on the History of Medicine), N. Sarı, A. H. Bayat, Y. Ülman & M. Işın (eds), 845-853. Ankara: TTK Yayınları.
  33. [A] Károly, L. 2003. Lexical Analysis of a Seventeenth-Century Chaghatay Treatise on Medicine. In Altaica Budapestinensia MMII. Proceedings of the 45th Permanent International Altaistic Conference (PIAC), A. Sárközi & A. Rákos (eds), 171-180. Budapest: Research Group for Altaic Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences & Department of Inner Asian Studies, Eötvös Loránd University.
  34. [B] R. Zakankizi & Károly L. 2001. QazaqÅ¡a-mažarÅ¡a tildeskiÅ¡. Kazah-magyar társalgási könyv. Szeged: SzTE BTK Altajisztikai Tanszék. [129 pp., Kazakh-Hungarian phrasebook]
  35. [A] Károly, L. 2001. On the Old Turkic Verb ௠r ̄ - ‘to make a notch, or breach’ and its Derivatives. In Néptörténet — Nyelvtörténet. A 70 éves Róna-Tas András köszöntése, L. Károly & É. Kincses Nagy (eds), 71-85. Szeged: SZTE BTK Altajisztikai Tanszék.
  36. [E] Károly L. & Kincses Nagy É. 2001. Néptörténet - Nyelvtörténet. A 70 éves Róna-Tas András köszöntése. Szeged: SzTE BTK Altajisztikai Tanszék. [217 pp., in Hungarian, English and Russian; History of people - History of language. Festschrift for András Róna-Tas on his 70th birthday]

Conference talks, lectures, invited talks

  1. Turkic Medical Manuscripts from Islamic Central Asia, 4th International Conference of Oriental Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Oriental Studies. 24-25 November 2014, Warszaw, Poland.
  2. Risālaʾ-i Å¡ifāʾ al-abdān ‘A treatise on curing the body’. A late Chagatay medical treatise from Central Asia, 34. Treffen des Interdisziplinären Arbeitskreises „Alte Medizin”, JGU Mainz. 5-6 July 2014, Mainz, Germany.
  3. Workshop Karaim Studies, Szeged University, Department of Altaic Studies. 14 June 2014, Szeged, Hungary.
  4. Workshop Language Description and Documentation in the Turkic-speaking World, Uppsala University, Turkic Languages, Department of Linguistics and Philology. 31 January-1 February 2014, Uppsala, Sweden.
  5. Turcology in Germany; Chagatay medical sources - Invited talk in the Uyghur Language and Literature School, Northwest University of Nationalities. 23-27 September 2013, Lanzhou, China.
  6. Digitalizing Middle Turkic - Turcological & technical questions - Sommerschool Türk Dilbiliminde Tanımlama ve Belgeleme Lisans Üstü Öğrencileri Ä°Çin Yaz Okulu. 13-23 August 2013, Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Edebiyat Fakültesi, à‡ağdaş Türk LehÇeleri ve Edebiyatlar Bölümü, Turkey.
  7. Deverbal nominals in Altaic - Paradigm change in historical reconstruction: the Trans
    eurasian languages and beyond
    . 7-8 March 2013, Mainz, Germany.
  8. Changes in Yakut through language contacts - Vorlesung an der Universität Mainz, Department of English and Linguistics (Kolloquium). 10 December 2012, Mainz, Germany.
  9. Recently discovered runiform inscriptions from Eastern Europe - Marginale Formen des alttürkischen Schrifttums: Nicht-klassische alttürkische Runeninschriften im Zentrum Eurasiens und ihre Entzifferung. 22-24 November 2012, Berlin, Germany.
  10. Hogyan tovább a West Old Turkic - Turkic loanwords in Hungarian (2011) című monográfia után? - Nyelvelmélet és kontaktológia, Műhelykonferencia. 13-14 November 2012, Piliscsaba, Hungary.
  11. Establishing a digital corpus of East Middle Turkic (in the Workshop Standards and methods in building corpora of Turkic varieties for comparative research) - The 16th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics. 18-21 September, 2012, Ankara, Turkey.
  12. West Old Turkic and the Altaic controversy - West Old Turkic. Turkic loanwords in Hungarian, Workshop dedicated to Professor András Róna-Tas on the occasion of his 80th birthday. 11-13 March 2012, Szeged, Hungary.
  13. Curing letters. Magic as part of Turkic medicine - 5th International Congress of the International Society for the History of Islamic Medicine. 25-28 October 2010, Istanbul, Turkey.
  14. Islamic medicine among the Turks. Adaptation and reinterpretation - 31. Deutscher Orientalistentag. 20-24 September 2010, Marburg, Germany.
  15. How to approach Middle Turkic lexicography - The 15th International Conference on Turkish Linguistics. 20-22 August 2010, Szeged, Hungary.
  16. Turkic medicine of 17th-century Central Asia - Vorlesung an der Universität Mainz, Seminar für Orientkunde (Kolloquium). 26 January 2010, Mainz, Germany.
  17. Graeco-Islamic medicine alla Turca. A case study of 17th-century Central Asia - European Association for the History of Medicine and Health (EAHMH) Conference. 3-6 September 2009, Heidelberg, Germany.
  18. A magyar nyelv török elemei 21. századi szemmel. Berta àrpád emlékére [Turkic loanwords in Hungarian through the eyes of a researcher from the 21th century. In memoriam àrpád Berta] - III. Kari Doktoranduszi Konferencia. 19 Juni 2008, Szeged, Hungary.
  19. Jakut állatnevek Pallas Zoographiájában [Yakut names of animals in Pallas’ Zoographia] - Orientalista Nap, 4 April 2008, Budapest, Hungary.
  20. Tatar and Bashkir. A general overview - Erasmus Intensive Program 2008. Uppsala, Sweden, Turkic languages and cultures in Europe. 17-29 February 2008; Lecture and course.
  21. Toboz és doboz. Két vitatott eredetű szavunk [Toboz ‘pine cone’ and doboz ‘box’. Two Hungarian words of debated origin] - A nyelvtörténeti kutatások újabb eredményei V. 26-27 April 2007, Szeged, Hungary.
  22. „Domináns” szuffixumvokálisok a jakut nyelvben. Egy történeti szempontú megközelítés [„Dominant” vowels of suffixes in Yakut - A historical overview] - Orientalista Nap. 2 April 2007, Budapest, Hungary.
  23. Yakut names for animals in Pallas’ Zoographia - PIAC 49th Meeting. 30 Juli-4 August 2006, Berlin, Germany.
  24. An introduction to Chaghatay. Chaghatay medical texts and the knowledge of Turkic etymology ‒ Lecture at the Jagellonian University. 28 November 2005, Krakow, Poland.
  25. Jakut morfológia ‒ Deverbális névszóképzés [Morphology of Yakut - Deverbal nominals] ‒ Nyelvészeti Doktoranduszok 9. Országos Konferenciája. 18‒19 November 2005, Szeged, Hungary.
  26. Diseases in Yakut - PIAC 47th Meeting. 30 July-4 August 2004, Cambridge, UK.
  27. Betegségnevek a jakut nyelvben [Medical terminology in Yakut] - Orientalista Nap. 5-6 April 2004, Szeged, Hungary.
  28. Egy 17. századi csagatáj orvosi könyv [A 17th-century Chaghatay medical treatise] - Magyar Orvostörténeti Társaság. 19 Februar 2003, Budapest, Hungary.
  29. Egy 17. századi orvosi könyv mint nyelvi forrás [A 17th-century Chaghatay medical treatise as linguistic source] - Nyelvész Doktoranduszok 6. Országos Konferenciája. 15-16 November 2002, Szeged, Hungary.
  30. A Seventeenth Century Chaghatay Treatise on Medicine - 38th International Congress on The History of Medicine. 1-6 September 2002, Istanbul, Turkey.
  31. Lexical Analysis of a Seventeenth Century Chaghatay Treatise on Medicine - PIAC 45th Meeting. 23-28 June 2002, Budapest, Hungary.