Short CV/Education and training

  • 2021 – 2024
    Researcher, Stockholm University

  • 2020 – 2022
    Postdoctoral researcher, University of Valencia

  • 2018 – 2020
    Postdoctoral researcher, Stockholm University

  • 2011 – 2017
    PhD in Linguistics, SOAS, University of London

  • 2011
    MA Language Documentation and Description, SOAS, University of London

Selected publications

  • Grzech, K. 2021. Using discourse markers to negotiate epistemic stance: a view from situated language use. Journal of Pragmatics 177, 208–223. Doi: 10.1016/j.pragma.2021.02.003.

  • Grzech, K. 2020c. Fieldwork on epistemic authority markers: theory and practice. Folia Linguistica 54(2), 405–445. Doi: 10.1515/flin-2020-2046.

  • Grzech, K. 2020b. Managing Common Ground with epistemic marking: ‘Evidential’ markers in Upper Napo Kichwa and their functions in interaction. Journal of Pragmatics 168, 81–97. Doi: 10.1016/j.pragma.2020.05.013.

  • Grzech, K. 2020a. Epistemic primacy, common ground management and the epistemic perspective domain. Corpus-based analysis of ‘evidential’ enclitics in Upper Napo Kichwa. In: Bergqvist, H. & S. Kittilä (eds.) Evidentiality, Egophoricity and Engagement, 23–60. Berlin: Language Science Press. Doi: 10.5281/zenodo.3975797.

  • Grzech, K., E. Schultze-Berndt & H. Bergqvist. 2020. Knowing in interaction: An introduction. Folia Linguistica 54(2), 281–315, doi: 10.1515/flin-2020-2041.

  • Grzech, K., A. Schwarz & G. Ennis. 2019. Divided we stand, unified we fall? The impact of standardisation on oral language varieties: a case study of Amazonian Kichwa. Revista de Llengua i Dret 71, 123-145. Doi: 10.2436/rld.i71.2019.3253.

  • Grzech, K. 2017. ¿Es necesario elegir entre la estandarización de las lenguas minoritarias y la vitalidad de sus variantes? Estudio de caso del kichwa de Alto Napo. Onomázein. 16-34. Doi: 10.7764/onomazein.amerindias.02.

Selected projects

  • 'Dialogues-based theory of evidentiality' (joint research with Dr. Henrik Bergqvist). Funded by the Swedish Research Council, 2021 – 2024

  • 'Endangered oral traditions in the Andes and the Amazon: collaborative documentation of two Quechuan languages of Ecuador'. Funded by Endangered Languages Documentation Project, 2020 – 2022

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Scientific Committee of Societas Linguistica Europaea

Media coverage

Additional qualifications

  • MA in International Relations, University of Wrocław, Poland, 2010

  • Certificate of Political Studies, Science PO, Lille, 2007

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Intercultural communication; Non-academic writing/journalism; Photography

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Intersted in: Linguistic rights; Sustainable development; Climate change; Education; Social justice


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