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New Book: An Oral Biography of Professor William S-Y. Wang

Drawn from original interviews with Prof. William S-Y. Wang, Prof. Kong Jiangping and Dr Wang Feng from Peking University compiled the biography of one of the most influential contemporary linguists.

Prof. William S-Y. Wang, Chair Professor of CBS, is a pioneer in interdisciplinary linguistics studies and a distinguished scholar of evolutionary linguistics. His influence and contributions are well recognised in the international and regional communities. This book is a fascinating insight into the personal experience, academic philosophy and achievements of Prof. Wang. The recollections, as stated by Prof. Wang at the book launch held at Yunnan University, reflect not only his academic journey, but also the upheaval and displacement that people of his era went through.

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