Josua Dahmen

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Josua Dahmen is an interactional linguist who specialises in Australian Aboriginal languages and conducts field research on Jaru, an endangered language of Western Australia.

Research interests

  • Interactional linguistics and conversation analysis
  • Australian First Nations languages
  • Documentary linguistics
  • Language contact and language shift
  • Language socialisation
  • Multimodal communication

Researcher's projects

Josh is a researcher in the comparative ARC projects Body, Language and Socialisation Across Cultures (led by Emeritus Professor Alan Rumsey) and Conversational Interaction in Aboriginal and Remote Australia (led by Associate Professor Joe Blythe).


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