Prof.dr. A.M. Lubotsky

Professor of Comparative Indo-European Linguistics

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Alexander (Sasha) Lubotsky (PhD Leiden University, 1987) is a linguist specializing in comparative historical linguistics of the Indo-European languages, especially of the Indo-Iranian languages, as well as of Phrygian. He is the author of many articles and several monographs, including The system of nominal accentuation in Sanskrit and Proto‑Indo‑European (1988), A Rgvedic Word Concordance (1997) and Atharvaveda-Paippalāda, kāṇḍa five. Text, translation, commentary (2002). He is the director of Leiden Summer School in Languages and Linguistics (since 2006) and leader of the project “Indo-European Etymological Dictionary” (since 1991). Also from 1991 onwards, Lubotsky is editor-in-chief of the series “Leiden Studies in Indo-European” (Rodopi / Brill; 21 volumes), since 2005 editor-in-chief of the “Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary series” (Brill; 12 volumes), and since 2010 editor of the “Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online” (Brill). He is member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) since 2003 and member of the Academia Europaea since 2013. Lubotsky teaches in the BA and MA Linguistics at Leiden University.



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List of PhD-students