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Isaac Wei

Contract PhD Candidate / Guest

Mr. Y. Wei MA
+31 71 527 2125

Isaac Wei is a PhD candidate at the Leiden University Centre for Linguistics.

More information about Isaac Wei

Fields of interest

  • Generative syntax
  • Comparative syntax
  • Chinese dialectal grammar


I am interested in the syntax of the Sinitic and non-Sinitic languages of China. My research is characterised by investigating empirical data against the background of the generative formal approach.

Grants and awards

  • China Scholarship Council (CSC)

Curriculum vitae

2020-2023 MA, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (Guangzhou, China);
MA thesis: An investigation into the sentence-final particle k
ʰә24 in Xiangzhou Mandarin (supervisor: Qingwen Zhang)
2016-2020 BA, English, Nankai University (Tianjin, China)

Contract PhD Candidate / Guest

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Leiden Univ Centre for Linguistics
  • LUCL promovendus

Work address

Reuvensplaats 3-4
2311 BE Leiden


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