Piers Kelly

Piers Kelly is a linguistic anthropologist at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, Germany. His present research explores graphic codes in small scale communities: their origins, evolution, pragmatic principles and relationships to social organisation. He has previously worked as an etymologist of Aboriginal words in Australian English for the Australian National Dictionary Centre, and as a linguist with the National Commission on Indigenous People, Philippines.

Skin, Kin and Clan

Skin, Kin and Clan »

The dynamics of social categories in Indigenous Australia

Edited by: Patrick McConvell, Piers Kelly, Sébastien Lacrampe
ISBN (print): 9781760461638
ISBN (online): 9781760461645
Publication date: April 2018