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Sebastian Fedden has received the Georg von der Gabelentz Award from the Association for Linguistic Typology for his work “A Grammar of Mian”.

June 3, 2013

Sebastian Fedden has received the Georg von der Gabelentz Award from the Association for Linguistic Typology for his work “A Grammar of Mian”. The study is the very first grammatical description of the Mian language. Spoken by just 1,400 individuals in Papua New Guinea, Mian is threatened by extinction. The Georg von der Gabelentz Award is the one of the most distinguished honors for studies in linguistics.