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Professor Adam Ledgeway FBA

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About this Fellow

The comparative history and morphosyntax of the Romance languages; Italian and Romance dialectology; Latin; Italo-Greek; syntactic theory, linguistic change and language contact

Website: http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/anl21

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Italian and Romance Linguistics and Chair of the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, University of Cambridge; Fellow, Downing College, Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge, 1996 - 2013

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