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Professor Ian Roberts FBA

About this Fellow

Historical and comparative syntax of the Romance, Germanic and Celtic languages; grammatical analysis adopting and adapting the concepts and techniques of Chomskyan generative theory.

Website: https://www.languagesciences.cam.ac.uk/directory/igr20@cam.ac.uk

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Linguistics, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Linguistics, University of Cambridge, 2000
  • Professor of English Linguistics, University of Stuttgart, 1996 - 2000
  • Professor of Linguistics, University of Bangor, 1991 - 1996

Publications

Verbs and Diachronic Syntax 1993

1970

Syntactic Change (with A. Roussou, University of Patras) 2003

1970

Diachronic Syntax 2007

1970

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Professor Janet Watson

The documentation and morpho-syntactic description of modern Arabic dialects and Modern South Arabian languages; theoretical phonology and morphology with reference to Arabic and Modern South Arabian