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Malcolm Ross
Emeritus Professor
Linguistics

Malcolm Ross specialises in Austronesian and Papuan historical linguistics, as well as wider issues in historical linguistics, particularly methodology and contact-induced change. Together with...

Alan Rumsey Alan Rumsey
Professor
Anthropology

Melanesia; Aboriginal Australia; discourse; social identity; linguistic anthropology; indigenes and the state.

Sebak Saha
PhD Candidate
Anthropology

Saha is a PhD Candidate at the School

Sofia Samper Carro
PhD Candidate
Archaeology and Natural History

Sofia is a PhD Candidate at the School

Chintana Sandilands
Lecturer
South and Southeast Asian Studies

Chintana specialisies in Thai language and culture, as well as other aspects of Thai studies, particularly contemporary political, economic and social issues. She teaches Basic, Intermediate and...

Yu Sang
PhD Candidate
Pacific and Asian History

Yu is a PhD Candidate at the School

Teena Saulo-Hamilton
PhD Candidate
Anthropology

Teena is a PhD Candidate at the School

Yusuf Sawaki
PhD Student
Linguistics

A Grammar of Wooi: An Austronesian Languages of Yapen Island, Western New Guinea.

Dr Michael Schimmelpfennig Michael Schimmelpfennig
Senior Lecturer
East Asian Studies

After finishing my dissertation at the University of Heidelberg on the early commentaries to the Lisao and the Songs of Chu, I moved to the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg to coordinate a...

Catherine Schuetze
PhD Candidate
Anthropology

Catherine is a PhD Candidate at the School

Chikako Senge
PhD Candidate
Linguistics

Chikako is a PhD Candidate at the School

Ruhan Shahrir
PhD Candidate
South and Southeast Asian Studies

Ruhan is a PhD Candidate at the School

Paul Sidwell
Senior Lecturer
Linguistics

Areas of expertise

  • Linguistic Structures (Incl. Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics)
  • Linguistics
  • Other Asian Languages (Excl. South East Asian)
  • ...
Ruth Singer Ruth Singer
Research Fellow
Linguistics

Ruth is a DECRA ARC postdoctoral fellow at the Research Unit for Indigenous Language, School of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne. Her project looks at how language is used at...

Geoff Sjollema
Acting School Manager
Administration

Geoff is the Acting School Manager

Hedvig Skirgard
PhD Student
Linguistics

Hedvig is one of the PhD candidates in the Wellsprings project and her field site is Samoa. She is Swedish and has an MA from Stockholm University (2013). She has a background in grammatical...

Eun Jeong Soh
Post-doctoral Fellow
Pacific and Asian History

Research interests

Everyday life politics, farming practices, market and trade activities, health management in North Korea

Civil society and social movements in South Korea...

Katarina Sporcic
PhD Candidate
Archaeology and Natural History

Katarina is a PhD Candidate at the School

Dr Janelle Stevenson Janelle Stevenson
Research Fellow
Archaeology and Natural History

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Dr Mark Strange Mark Strange
Research Fellow
East Asian Studies

Research interests include Medieval Chinese political and intellectual history, Chinese traditional historiography, Chinese traditional narrative and textual criticism

A'an Suryana
PhD Candidate
Gender, Media and Cultural Studies

A'an is a PhD Candidate at the School

Stephen Sutton
PhD Candidate
Anthropology

Stephen is a PhD Candidate at the School

Shinnosuke Takahashi
PhD Candidate
Pacific and Asian History

Shinnosuke is a PhD Candidate at the School

Yuri Takahashi
Lecturer
South and Southeast Asian Studies

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Thersia Tamelan
PhD Candidate
Linguistics

Thersia is a PhD Candidate at the School

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