David Karlander

David Karlander is a postdoctoral fellow at the Society of Fellows in the Humanities, the University of Hong Kong. He obtained his PhD at Stockholm University in 2017. His research covers topics in intellectual history, sociolinguistics, semiology, and the philosophy of language. He currently investigates utopian visions of auxiliary languages in political thought, mainly during the first half of the twentieth century. He has previously published on minority language politics, the history of Scandinavian dialectology, graffiti, and the idea of deficit in theories of bilingualism.

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