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Editors-in-Chief 主編
Wolfgang Behr 畢鶚, Universität Zürich, Switzerland
Jackson T.-S. Sun 孫天心 Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Yang Hsiu-fang 楊秀芳 Emerita, 臺灣大學, Taiwan
Anne O. Yue 余靄芹 Emerita, University of Washington, US

Forum Editors 論壇編輯
Deng Lin 鄧琳 Carleton College, USA
Nathan Hill, University of London, UK
Guillaume Jacques, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France
Johann-Mattis List, Max Planck Institute, Germany
Ryan Rui-wen Wu 吳瑞文 Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Associate Editors 副主編
Chen Zhongmin 陳忠敏 復旦大學, China
Zev Handel 韓哲夫 University of Washington, USA
Hirata Shoji 平田昌司 Emeritus, 京都大學, Japan
Li Lan 李藍 南方科技大學, China
Peter Li 李培德 Emeritus, Rutgers University, USA
Zhu Xiaonong 朱曉農 江蘇師範大學, China

Managing Editor 總編
Andy Chi-on Chin 錢志安 The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Advisory Members 顧問委員
Fong-Ching Chen, 陳方正 Emeritus, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Cheng Chin-chuan 鄭錦全 Emeritus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA
Hung-nin Samuel Cheung 張洪年 Emeritus, University of California at Berkeley (California, USA), The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
South Coblin Emeritus, University of Iowa, Iowa, USA
Hirayama Hisao 平山久雄 Emeritus, 東京大學
Ho Dah-An何大安 Emeritus, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
C.-T. James Huang 黃正德 Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA
Jiang Lansheng 江藍生 Emerita, 中國社會科學院
Jiang Shaoyu 蔣紹愚 Emeritus, 北京大學
Paul Jen-kuei Li 李壬癸 Emeritus, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Lindy Li Mark 李林德 Emerita, California State University at East Bay, California, USA
Prapin Manomaivibool Emerita, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Mei Kuang 梅廣 Emeritus, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Mei Tsu-Lin 梅祖麟 Emeritus, Cornell University, New York, USA
Alain Peyraube Emeritus, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, France
Sun Jingtao 孫景濤 The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
Shen Zhongwei 沈鍾偉 University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
Ken-ichi Takashima 高島謙一 Emeritus, University of British Columbia, Canada
Takata Tokio 高田時雄 京都大學
Ting Pang-Hsin 丁邦新 Emeritus, University of California at Berkeley (California, USA), The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (Hong Kong), Academia Sinica (Taiwan)
William S.-Y. Wang 王士元 Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong); Emeritus, University of California at Berkeley (California, USA), Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong), Academia Sinica (Taiwan)
Zhang Min 張敏 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

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The Li Fang-Kuei Society for Chinese Linguistics 紀念李方桂先生中國語言學研究學會, named in honor of a consummate scholar who made monumental contributions in Chinese, Tibetan, Tai and American Indian linguistics, was established in Seattle on October 1, 2003 by a group including Professor Li Fang-Kuei’s family members, former students, friends, colleagues, and admirers. The Society launched its flagship journal, Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics in May 2006 together with the Center for Chinese Linguistics of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology as a permanent tribute to Professor Li Fang-Kuei. The Bulletin of Chinese Linguistics plays a vital role in the Society’s mission to foster high-quality research in Chinese linguistics and related fields. Its areas of interest include Sino-Tibetan and other languages related to Chinese such as Tibeto-Burman and Tai-Kradai. Published biannually, the journal provides a global forum for scholarly exchanges to continue the great tradition embodied and fostered by Professor Li, and to shed new light and explore new horizons in historical, comparative, and typological studies. All articles are peer-reviewed and are published in either English or Chinese.


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