Marian Klamer

Austronesian and Papuan Linguistics

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Curriculum Vitae (Short)



1990-1994      PhD General Linguistics, cum laude

                                Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

                                Dissertation title: Kambera: a language of Eastern Indonesia

                                Supervisors: Geert Booij andWim Stokhof


1985-1990     MA General Linguistics, cum laude

                               Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

                                Thesis title: Fonologie van het Kamberaas

                                Propedeuse Linguistics and Literature, Universiteit Tilburg (1985)


Academic Positions

2014-Present  Full Professor Austronesian and Papuan Linguistics, Universiteit Leiden (LUCL/LIAS)

         Director of the Research Master in Linguistics (LUCL)


2013-2014      Senior Lecturer,

                                Universiteit Leiden (LUCL/LIAS)


2013-2014      Coordinator of the CLARIN project                                  

                                Language Archive of Insular South East  Asia and West New Guinea (LAISEANG)


2009-2013      Principal Investigator of EuroBABEL (European Science Foundation) collaborative                  

                                research project Alor-Pantar languages: Origins and theoretical impact


2007-2013      Lecturer,

                                Universiteit Leiden (LUCL/LIAS)


2002-2007      Principal Investigator of the NWO-VIDI project                                

                                Linguistic Variation in Eastern Indonesia: The Alor and Pantar project,

                                Universiteit Leiden


1999-2002      Senior Research Fellow in the Eastern Indonesia group & Research Coordinator of the

                                Spinoza research project Lexicon and Syntax headed by Prof. P.C. Muysken,

                               Universiteit Leiden


1996-2000     Research Fellow, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW),

                               Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

                               Topic: Grammaticalization in languages of Eastern Indonesia


1994-1995     Lecturer in General and Applied Linguistics,

                               Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, Zwolle


Collaborative Research

2014-2017    Collaborator in Grammar Matrix Reloaded: Syntax and Semantics of Affectedness,

                               Principal Investigator: František Kratochvíl, Nanyang Technological University


2009-2013    Principal Investigator of the EuroBABEL collaborative research project

                                Alor-Pantar languages: Origins and theoretical impact

                               Collaborative senior researchers:  

                              - Prof. Gary Holton (University of Fairbanks, head of Alaska Native Language Center)

                               - Prof. Greville Corbett (University of Surrey, head of the Surrey Morphology Group)

                               - Prof. Dunstan Brown (University of York)

                               Postdoctoral researchers:

                               - Dr Sebastian Fedden (University of Surrey)

                               - Dr Laura Robinson (UC Santa Barbara)

                               - Dr Antoinette Schapper (Universiteit Leiden)


2008-2010   Collaborative research in the project

                              Characterizing Human Language by Structural Complexity (CHLaSC),

                              funded by the European Commission

                              Conducted by:

                              - Uli Sauerland (Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft Berlin)

                              - Bart Hollebrandse (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen)

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