Roger Blench: SE Asian languages

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Origins of Ethnolinguistic Identity in Southeast Asia. In: Handbook of East and Southeast Asian Archaeology. Editors: Junko Habu, Peter Lape, John Olsenand Jing Zhichun eds. Springer.

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Reconstructing Austroasiatic prehistory. In: Handbook of Austroasiatic. P. Sidwell & M. Jenny eds. Pacific Linguistics.

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Ethnographic and archaeological correlates for an MSEA linguistic area. Paper for a volume from the Conference ‘Beyond the Sanskrit Cosmopolis’. ISEAS, Singapore, November 2013. Andrea Acri ed. ISEAS. Intended publication date, 2015.

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The origins of nominal affixes in Austroasiatic and Sino-Tibetan: convergence, contact and some African parallels. In: Mainland Southeast Asian Languages: The State of the Art. N.J. Enfield and Bernard Comrie eds. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.

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The contribution of linguistics to understanding the foraging/farming transition in NE India. Chapter for: 51 Years after Daojali Hading: Emerging perspectives in the Archaeology of Northeast India. Essays in Honour of T. C. Sharma Tia Toshi Jamir & Manjil Hazarika eds.

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2013. Was there once an arc of vegeculture linking Melanesia with Northeast India? In: Pacific Archaeology: Documenting the Past 50,000 Years to the Present. Summerhayes, G.R. and Buckley, H. (eds). 1-17. University of Otago Studies in Prehistoric Anthropology 25.

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2013. The prehistory of the Daic (Tai-Kadai) speaking peoples and the hypothesis of an Austronesian connection. Unearthing Southeast Asia’s past: Selected Papers from the 12th International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists, Volume 1. eds. Marijke J. Klokke and Véronique Degroot. 3-15. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press.

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2012. Almost everything you believed about the Austronesians isn’t true. In: Crossing Borders: Selected Papers from the 13th International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists, Volume 1. 128-148. Editors: Mai Lin Tjoa-Bonatz, Andreas Reinecke & Dominik Bonatz. Singapore: NUS Press.

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2012. Kennerknecht, Ingo, Hämmerle, Johannes Maria, Blench, Roger M.  The Peopling of Nias, from the Perspective of Oral Literature and Molecular Genetic Data. In: Crossing Borders: Selected Papers from the 13th International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists, Volume 2. 3-15. Editors: Mai Lin Tjoa-Bonatz, Andreas Reinecke & Dominik Bonatz. Singapore: NUS Press.

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2012. Vernacular names for taro in the Indo-Pacific region and their possible implications for centres of diversification. In M. Spriggs, David Addison & Peter J. Matthews (eds.) Irrigated Taro Colocasia esculenta in the Indo-Pacific: Biological, Social and Historical Perspectives. 21-43. Osaka: Minpaku.

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2011. The role of agriculture in the evolution of Southeast Asian language phyla. In N. Enfield ed. Dynamics of Human Diversity in Mainland SE Asia. 125-152. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics. Paper from the conference: Dynamics of human diversity in mainland Southeast Asia. EFEO, SIEM REAP, 6-10th January 2009

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2011. [with Paul Sidwell] The Austroasiatic Urheimat : the Southeastern Riverine Hypothesis. Dynamics of Human Diversity: The Case of Mainland Southeast Asia. In N. Enfield ed. Dynamics of Human Diversity in Mainland SE Asia. 317-345. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.

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2011. Was there an Austroasiatic presence in island SE Asia prior to the Austronesian expansion? Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association 30: 133-144.

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2005. From the mountains to the valleys: SE Asian ethnolinguistic geography.  In: The peopling of East Asia. Sagart, L. Blench, R.M. & A. Sanchez-Mazas (eds.) 31-50. London: Routledge.

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