Peter K. Austin

Marit Rausing Chair in Field Linguistics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. His main research interests are theory and practice of endangered languages documentation and revitalisation, Lexical Functional Grammar, morpho-syntactic typology, computer-aided lexicography and multi-media for endangered languages. He has also published on historical and comparative linguistics, typology, and Australian Aboriginal history and biography. He has extensive fieldwork experience on Australian Aboriginal languages and Sasak and Samawa from Eastern Indonesia. He has published 85 articles, and with Julia Sallabank has co-edited Endangered Languages: Beliefs and Ideologies in Documentation and Revitalization (British Academy/Oxford University Press, 2014) and the Cambridge Handbook of Endangered Languages (Cambridge University Press, 2011).

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