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Cambridge Language Sciences

Interdisciplinary Research Centre
Read more at: Dr Alex Loktionov

Dr Alex Loktionov

Ancient Egyptian language with a particular interest in legal texts

Transmission of intellectual culture, and especially legal ideas, between Egypt and the Akkadian-speaking world

Read more at: Dr Jacob Dunn

Dr Jacob Dunn

Acoustics, primate communication, vocal production, evolution of speech, vocal allometry

Read more at: Dr Martin Worthington

Dr Martin Worthington

Babylonian and Assyrian grammar; Akkadian; Sumerian

Read more at: Dr Hratch Papazian

Dr Hratch Papazian

Ancient Egyptian language;
social and economic history of ancient Egypt;
palaeography and epigraphy

Read more at: Professor Marta Mirazón-Lahr

Professor Marta Mirazón-Lahr

Evolution of language

Read more at: Professor Robert Foley FBA

Professor Robert Foley FBA

Human evolution and language; evolutionary ecology of language and cognitive evolution; social evolution; human cultural diversity; linguistic phylogeny

Read more at: Professor Caroline Humphrey FBA

Professor Caroline Humphrey FBA

Cross-language encounters, such as communication between Chinese and Russian traders

What we do

Cambridge Language Sciences is an Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge. Our virtual network connects researchers from five schools across the university as well as other world-leading research institutions. Our aim is to strengthen research collaborations and knowledge transfer across disciplines in order to address large-scale multi-disciplinary research challenges relating to language research.