Camille SIMON

Camille SIMON

Ph. D. in Linguistics
Professor at the University of Picardie Jules Verne

Assistant Director of LACITO (from 2024/01/01 to 2024/08/31)

Post-doctoral fellow LACITO / Ecole Française d’Extrême Orient (sept-dec. 2019) “Digital archiving of a Salar/Tibetan bilingual corpus”
Part-time teacher (linguistics, Tibetan language) at INALCO (2019-20)

CV détaillé du 19 août 2019 (pdf)


Research topics

Typology and language description – Tibetic and Turkic languages

Ongoing research projects

Research operations at the LACITO research centre:

At the Institut Universitaire of France:

  • Evidential and Epistemic Systems and Tense-Aspect Correlations (EESTAC), under the supervision of N. Tournadre, Institut Universitaire de France, (2016-2021)



language contact – morphosyntax – sociolinguistics Tense-aspect-mode, evidentility and epistémicity – Amdo – Salar





Papers, review and book chapters

  • in press 2019, “Ambiguous verb sequences in Salar”. In: Proceedings of the panel Ambiguous verb sequences in Transeurasian languages and beyond, International Conference on Turkic Liguistics 19, Astana, aug. 2018
  • 2018, “Evidential modalities in Salar: the development of a Tibetan-like egophoric modality”. In: Turkic Languages vol. 22.1 (3-35).
  • 2017, “Compte-rendu : Abish, Aynur. Modality in Kazakh as spoken in China. Harrassowitz Verlag, Wiesbaden, 2016”. In: Etudes mongoles & sibériennes, centrasiatiques & tibétaines vol. 48. (online:
  • 2016, (C. Simon & E. Sandman). “Tibetan as a ‘model language’ in the Amdo Sprachbund : evidences from Salar and Wutun”. In: Journal of South Asian languages and linguistics vol.3-1 (85-122).
  • 2015, “Salar-Tibetan contact in Amdo: Some linguistic evidence”. In: M.P. Hille, B. Horlemann & P. Nietupsky (eds) Muslims in Amdo-Tibetan society: Multidisciplinary approaches. Lanham : Lexington books (87-107).
  • 2015 (N. W. Hill et C. Simon) “Ch. 16.6 Tibetan”. In: N. Grandi & L. Körtvélyessy (eds) Edinburgh Handbook of Evaluative Morphology. Edimbourg : Edinburgh University Press.
  • 2014, “ལྷ་སའི་ཁ་སྐད་ནང་སྐུལ་འདེབས་ཀྱི་ངག་སྟོན་པའི་རྗོད་སྟངས་ཀྱི་ཁྱད་ཆོས་འགའ་ཤས་ངོ་སྤྲོད།” [Some characteristics of the causative expressions in Lhasa Tibetan]. In: Kobe City University of Foreign Studies Journal of Research Institute, vol. 51: Current Issues and Progress in Tibetan Studies. Proceedings of the Third International Seminar of Young Tibetologists
  • 2012, Valence sémantique et diathèses en tibétain (Lhasa), LIDIL 46 “Typologie et description linguistiques. Interfaces et interactions”. (online:


Publications available in HAL



    • 13 sept. 2019: Language contact in the Amdo Sprachbund, Online conference “Plural markers in the languages of Amdo”
    • 23 aug. 2019: 52nd Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, Leipzig, Germany “Sentence final discourse particles in Amdo-Tibetan”.
    • 12 jul. 2019: 15th Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Paris, France “Discourse-pragmatic values correlated to factual evidentiality in Amdo-Tibetan”
    • 3 apr. 2019: Guest lecture, Institut für Empirische Sprachwissenschaft, Goethe Universität Frankfurt, Germany “Grammatical categories related to intersubjectivity in Salar”
    • 17 feb. 2019: ‘Evidentiality’ in Tibetic languages and beyond – a closer look, Tübingen, Germany “Negociating the facts: interactional functions of factual evidential markers in Amdo-Tibetan”
    • 5 sept. 2018: Syntax of the world’s languages VIII, Paris, France “Subjecthood properties in the Salar language”
    • 18 aug. 2018: International Conference on Turkish Linguistics 19, Astana, Kazakhstan “Immediate future vs. reported speech ambiguity in Salar”
    • 24 aug. 2017: Knowling, The expression of knowledge: Epistemicity and beyond, Helsinki, Finland “Egophoric evidentiality in Salar: A case of selective linguistic copy”
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