Simone Bettega is currently Adjunct Professor of Arabic Dialectology and Postdoctoral Researcher in Linguistics at the University of Torino. His main research interests include the study of syntax, sociolinguistics and linguistic contact, as well as language documentation and linguistic fieldwork. In particular, he has focused on the varieties of Arabic spoken along the coasts of the Persian Gulf and in Oman, where he carried out fieldwork during his PhD.
Fabio Gasparini is a PhD student from the University “L’Orientale” of Naples. His current project concerns the study of Baṭḥari language, the least known and documented among the Modern South Arabian Languages. His main research interests are Modern South Arabian Languages and Semitic languages in general, Phonetics and Phonology, Endangered Languages and Documentation. His previous works related to Neo-Aramaic studies.
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Simone Bettega, Fabio Gasparini (edited by), Linguistic Studies in the Arabian Gulf, Dipartimento di Lingue e Letterature straniere e Culture moderne, Università di Torino, 2017
(«QuadRi» – Quaderni di RiCOGNIZIONI, VII)