My own fixed little spot on the world wide web. You can reach this website via rdbusser.com.
Who am I?
My name is Rik De Busser. Some people will tell you I am a linguist, but I am still not certain if that really counts as a profession. I am an associate professor at the Graduate Institute of Linguistics at National Chengchi University in Taipei, Taiwan. I am interested in various aspects of linguistic typology, of cognitive and functional linguistics, and in the Austronesian languages of Taiwan. Since 2005, I have been doing research on Bunun, an Austronesian language spoken in the mountainous interior of the island. More...
南島起源 [Austronesian Origins] (in Mandarin), a presentation on the origin of the Austronesian people broadcast on 12 February 2022 as part of series 2 episode 5 of Zalan 見識南島, TITV+, the Indigenous television station in Taiwan.
A YouTube video of my talk on 29 June 2021 at the 15th International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics (15-ICAL).