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Guy Deutscher (linguist)

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Name  Guy Deutscher
Role  Linguist

Guy Deutscher (linguist) wwwchildrenofthecodeorginterviewsimagesGuy20

Books  Through the Languag, The Unfolding of Langu, Syntactic Change in Akkadian, The Entropy Crisis

Education  University of Cambridge

Guy Deutscher (Hebrew: גיא דויטשר‎‎; born 1969 in Tel Aviv) is an Israeli linguist.

He is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Manchester and was a professor in the Department of Languages and Cultures of Ancient Mesopotamia at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands. He received an undergraduate degree in mathematics at University of Cambridge, before going on to earn a Ph.D in linguistics there. After that he undertook research in Historical Linguistics at St John's College, Cambridge.

Guy is the father of Alma Deutscher, the child prodigy composer and musician.

Awards and honours

  • 2011 Royal Society Prizes for Science Books, shortlist, Through the Language Glass
  • References

    Guy Deutscher (linguist) Wikipedia