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Department of Linguistics

Jon Archer

BA (Sussex) Linguistics, MA (SOAS) Language Documentation and Description

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Jon Archer
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Jon Archer
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Thesis title:
Information Structure in Muwé-ke, Nepal
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PhD Research

Jon graduated from the University of Sussex in 2005 with a BA in Linguistics and came to SOAS for the MA in Language Documentation and Description in 2007-8. After graduating from SOAS he went to Nepal and established deep ties with a language community in Jumla through teaching at the local school. He returned to SOAS in 2013 to start the PhD in Field Linguistics, which will focus on Information Structure in Muwé-ke (aka Mugom, Mugali), a Tibeto-Burman language spoken originally in Mugu district in the highlands of Mid-Western Nepal but now also in Jumla; Kathmandu; and Manali, India.