Hannah Sarvasy

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Dr Hannah Sarvasy (PhD James Cook University) is a Senior Researcher at the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development at Western Sydney University. She is a linguist with long-term research collaborations with the Nungon-speaking communities in the Saruwaged Mountains, Papua New Guinea and Tashelhit speakers in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, and previously conducted extensive fieldwork with Kim and Bom speakers in Sierra Leone. She has published over 50 academic works in linguistics, holds an ARC DECRA fellowship, and previously held a post-doctoral position at the Australian National University and taught at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Papua New Guinea: Learning the lessons of language
Papua New Guinea: Learning the lessons of language
Preserving PNG’s linguistic kaleidoscope is as much a connection with the past as a path to the future.
PNG voices: regional partnerships must be based on respect
PNG voices: regional partnerships must be based on respect
Righting perceptions of an asymmetric relationship between PNG and Australia comes down to listening.
Keeping languages alive in the family
Keeping languages alive in the family
How many Australians can speak one of Papua New Guinea’s many Indigenous languages – even those who work there?
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