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Cambridge Language Sciences

Interdisciplinary Research Centre
 
Areas of Interest: 
Linguistic typology & documentation
Areal & Historical Linguistics
West Asia
Semitic languages
Indo-Iranian languages

Dr. Paul Noorlander has been working at the University of Cambridge since February, 2019, and is a member of St Edmund's College. He obtained his doctorate in linguistics at the Leiden University Centre for Linguistics in October, 2018, and is the author of Ergativity and Other Alignment Types in Neo-Aramaic: Investigating Morphosyntactic Microvariation (2021, Brill: Leiden). He has published widely in the field of Semitic languages and linguistics and contact between Semitic and Iranian, in particular the areal-diachronic typology of the East Anatolian and Mesopotamian regions of West Asia. The endangered Neo-Aramaic languages and their documentation, typology and history are his main research focus.

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