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Department of Linguistics

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
D-04103 Leipzig
Germany


phone: +49 (0) 341 3550 - 300
fax: +49 (0) 341 3550 - 333

e-mail: cissewski@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

David Gil

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

tel.: +49 (341) 3550 - 321
fax: +49 (341) 3550 - 333
e-mail: gil@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Personal Homepage: http://www.eva.mpg.de/~gil/

About

David Gil has a BSc in mathematics from MIT, an MA in linguistics from Tel Aviv University, and a PhD in linguistics from UCLA; his 1982 PhD dissertation was titled "Distributive Numerals". He has held teaching positions at Tel Aviv University (1982-1989), Haifa University (1990-1992), National University of Singapore (1992-1995) and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (1996-1998), before joining the Max Planck Institute in 1998. David's interests are in grammar, cognition, and linguistic typology, with a focus on field work in Indonesia. He is the director of the MPI Jakarta Field Station, at which a variety of research projects are being conducted, in language documentation, language contact, language acquisition, language and thought, and figurative language. He is also interested in areal linguistics, and was one of the coeditors of the World Atlas of Language Structures.