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linguist

Laurent Sagart, French linguist. Achievements include development of Sino-Austronesian theory, which holds that the Sino-Tibetan and Austronesian languages formed a single language community around 8000 BP. Member of Société de Linguistique de Paris (member comité de rédaction du Bulletin de la Société de Linguistique 1998—2001).

Background

Sagart, Laurent was born on March 11, 1951 in Paris. Son of Henri Sagart and Rose Sniadover.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Aix-Marseille, Aix-en-Provence, France, 1990.

Career

Junior researcher National Center for Science Research, Paris, 1981—1992, senior researcher, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of Sino-Austronesian theory, which holds that the Sino-Tibetan and Austronesian languages formed a single language community around 8000 BP.

Membership

Member of Société de Linguistique de Paris (member comité de rédaction du Bulletin de la Société de Linguistique 1998—2001).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, mushrooms.

Connections

Married Laurie Tina Karp, February 13, 1981. 1 child Stanley.

father:
Henri Sagart

mother:
Rose Sniadover

spouse:
Laurie Tina Karp

child:
Stanley Sagart