Dr. Katharina Prochazka, MA MSc

Was treibt den Sprachwechsel? Methoden der Physik helfen bei der Suche nach den Gründen für den Sprachwechsel. / Vogl, Gero; Prochazka, Katharina.

In: Physik Journal, Vol. 2020, No. 2, 02.2020, p. 35-39.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle



PP05 – "German in the context of the other languages in the Habsburg State (19th century) and the 2nd Republic of Austria". / Prochazka, Katharina; Newerkla, Stefan-Michael (Corresponding author).

2019. Poster session presented at Special Research Programme (SFB) F60-G23 "German in Austria (DiÖ). Variation – Contact – Perception", Wien, Austria.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster



PP05 – German in the context of the other languages in the Habsburg State : multilingualism | domains of language use | historical sociolinguistics. / Prochazka, Katharina; Newerkla, Stefan-Michael (Corresponding author).

2019. Poster session presented at Final rehearsal for the SFB-Hearing: "German in Austria. Variation – Contact – Perception 2019, Wien, Austria.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster


Kommt eine Physikerin in ein Linguistik-Forschungsprojekt…. Prochazka, Katharina (Author). 2019. DiÖ-Online.

Research output: Electronic/multimedia outputWeb publication


Sprachwechsel in Südkärnten: Quantitative Beschreibung und Modellierung als Diffusionsprozess. / Prochazka, Katharina.

Dimensions of Linguistic Space: Variation – Multilingualism – Conceptualisations: Dimensionen des sprachlichen Raums: Variation - Mehrsprachigkeit - Konzeptualisierung. ed. / Lars Bülow; Ann Kathrin Fischer; Kristina Herbert. Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien : Peter Lang GmbH, 2019. p. 165-186 (Schriften zur deutschen Sprache in Österreich; Vol. 45).

Research output: Contribution to bookChapter


Mapping mathematical models for language shift to linguistic reality. / Prochazka, Katharina; Leitner, Michael; Vogl, Gero.

2019. Poster session presented at DPG-Frühjahrstagung 2019, Regensburg, Germany.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster


Diffusion modeling of language shift in Austria(-Hungary). / Prochazka, Katharina.

2019, Dissertation (Dr.rer.nat.).

Research output: Other publicationOther


Virtuelle Posterausstellung zur historischen Mehrsprachigkeit in Österreich. Kim, Agnes (Author); Newerkla, Stefan-Michael (Author); Prochazka, Katharina (Author); Tyran, Katharina Klara (Author). 2019. DiÖ-OnlineEvent: Mehrsprachigkeit in Österreich, Galerie auf der Pawlatsche, Institut für Slawistik, Wien, Austria.

Research output: Electronic/multimedia outputWeb publication


Are Languages like Atoms? On Modelling Language Spread as a Physicist. / Prochazka, Katharina; Vogl, Gero.

In: Glottotheory, Vol. 9, No. 1, 23.11.2018, p. 77-88.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle



Bilder historischer Mehrsprachigkeit auf der Pawlatsche. Kim, Agnes (Author); Prochazka, Katharina (Author). 2018.

Research output: Electronic/multimedia outputWeb publication


Fußballvereinsnamen in Österreich : Bildung, Geschichte und Sprachgebrauch. / Prochazka, Katharina.

Sonstige Namenarten: Stiefkinder der Onomastik. ed. / Rita Heuser; Mirjam Schmuck. Berlin/Boston : Walter de Gruyter, 2018. p. 331-349.

Research output: Contribution to bookChapter


Reetta Toivanen & Janne Saarikivi (eds.), Linguistic genocide or superdiversity? New and old language diversities. / Prochazka, Katharina.

In: Language in Society, Vol. 47, No. 2, 19.04.2018, p. 314-315.

Research output: Other contribution to periodicalBook/Film/Event review


Minderheitensprachen zählen! Über Sprachzählungen und Minderheiten(-sprachen). / Prochazka, Katharina.

In: Wiener Linguistische Gazette, Vol. 83, 29.03.2018, p. 1-26.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle






Perspektiven auf Slawisch und Deutsch in Österreich: Erscheinungsformen und Auswirkungen historischer Mehrsprachigkeit

Agnes Kim (Invited speaker), Katharina Prochazka (Invited speaker)
4 Dec 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Methodische Ansätze zur Rekonstruktion historischen Sprachkontakts während der Österreichisch-Ungarischen Monarchie

Agnes Kim (Invited speaker), Katharina Prochazka (Invited speaker)
3 Dec 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Describing language shift over time and space

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker), Gero Vogl (Contributor)
25 Nov 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


„Kärnten wird einsprachig“ – Quantitative und Qualitative Methodiken zur Erhebung von Sprachgebrauch

Katharina Prochazka (Invited speaker), Ferdinand Kühnel (Invited speaker)
18 Nov 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



Report: Team Vienna

Agnes Kim (Invited speaker), Katharina Prochazka (Invited speaker), Maria Schinko (Invited speaker), Theresa Kalchhauser (Invited speaker), Stefan-Michael Newerkla (Invited speaker)
24 Oct 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Conception and Development of an Open Database System on Historical Multilingualism in Austria

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker), Ludwig Maximilian Breuer (Contributor), Agnes Kim (Speaker)
23 Oct 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Why do people change their language?

Katharina Prochazka (Invited speaker), Gero Vogl (Contributor)
2 Sep 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Introduction Team Vienna – Current research foci

Agnes Kim (Invited speaker), Katharina Prochazka (Invited speaker), Maria Schinko (Invited speaker), Theresa Kalchhauser (Invited speaker), Stefan-Michael Newerkla (Invited speaker)
20 Jun 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Auffällige Entwicklungen der Umgangssprache in Kärnten

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker)
6 Jun 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Zweisprachigkeit in Kärnten – Rest in Peace? Volkszählungen und Friedhöfe als ZeugInnen der Veränderung

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker), Ferdinand Kühnel (Speaker)
7 May 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


A microscopic model of spatio-temporal language dynamics

Michael Leitner (Speaker), Katharina Prochazka (Contributor), Gero Vogl (Contributor)
1 Apr 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Think big – Sprachkontakt quantitativ. Eine Einführung in die großflächige Erforschung von (historischem) Sprachkontakt in Zeit und Raum

Katharina Prochazka (Invited speaker)
13 Nov 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Quantitative Erforschung von historischem Sprachwechsel: die Entwicklung des Ungarndeutschen 1880 bis 1930

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker)
27 Sep 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Tracking the (Historical) Development of Slovene in Carinthia. Evidence from Cemeteries and Mathematical Models

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker), Ferdinand Kühnel (Speaker)
3 Sep 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Two Perspectives on Slovene in Carinthia: Cemeteries and Mathematical Modelling as Indicators for the Decline of Bilingualism

Ferdinand Kühnel (Speaker), Katharina Prochazka (Speaker)
13 Jul 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Decline and persistence of a language minority

Gero Vogl (Speaker), Katharina Prochazka (Contributor)
5 Jul 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Language contact in Austria-Hungary – Differences between the two parts and consequences for mathematical modelling

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker), Gero Vogl (Contributor)
5 Jul 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Die historische Entwicklung des Slowenischen in Kärnten von 1880 bis 2001: Transformation der Zweisprachigkeit

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker), Ferdinand Kühnel (Speaker)
14 Jun 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Diffusion modelling of language spread in Austria(-Hungary)

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker)
8 Jun 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Sprachwechsel in Ungarn: Deutsch, quo vadis?

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker)
23 Mar 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Zwei Blickwinkel auf Slowenisch in Kärnten. Friedhöfe und mathematische Modelle als Gradmesser für den Rückgang der Zweisprachigkeit

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker), Ferdinand Kühnel (Speaker)
30 Jan 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Sprache und Physik – Warum wechseln Menschen ihre Sprache?

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker)
18 Jan 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Sprachkontakt in Österreich-Ungarn. Unterschiede zwischen den beiden Reichshälften und Konsequenzen für die quantitative Erforschung

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker)
9 Dec 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Zwei Blickwinkel auf Slowenisch in Kärnten: Friedhöfe und mathematische Modelle als Gradmesser für den Rückgang der Zweisprachigkeit

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker), Ferdinand Kühnel (Speaker)
9 Dec 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Modelling language shift, or: How I learned to stop worrying and love bad data

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker)
21 Nov 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Using physics in linguistic research: Modelling language use

Katharina Prochazka (Invited speaker)
28 Sep 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science



How to model language diffusion

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker), Gero Vogl (Contributor)
4 Jul 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Sprachwechsel in Südkärnten: Die Entwicklung des Slowenischen 1880-2001

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker)
1 Jun 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Sprachwechsel in Österreich(-Ungarn)

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker)
7 Apr 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Diffusion von Sprachen

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker)
20 Oct 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Modelling the dynamics of language competition in Carinthia, Austria

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker), Gero Vogl (Contributor)
29 Sep 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


A diffusion model for language shift in Austria

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker), Gero Vogl (Contributor)
25 Aug 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Language diffusion: Modelling language spread using physical models

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker)
8 Aug 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


A physical model for language shift in Southern Carinthia over time and space

Katharina Prochazka (Speaker)
7 Jul 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Department of Slavonic Studies

Porzellangasse 4
1090 Wien
Room: 368

katharina.prochazka@univie.ac.at