Tom Hoogervorst

1984 –
linguistics, archaeology, cultural contact
South and Southeast Asia

Curriculum vitae

2012PhD under the supervision of Nicole Boivin, Chris Gosden, Waruno Mahdi and Alexander Adelaar, Oxford University
2012-presentpost-doctoral researcher at the KITLV (Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies), Leiden


Hoogervorst’s publications on Indonesian languages are not included.
2011 & D.Q. Fuller, N. Boivin, and R. Allaby, “Across the Indian Ocean: prehistoric movements of plants and animals.” Antiquity 85(328): 544-58.
2012 “Ethnicity and aquatic lifestyles: exploring Southeast Asia’s past and present seascapes.” Water History 4: 245-65.
2013 Southeast Asia in the ancient Indian Ocean World: combining historical linguistic and archaeological approaches, Oxford: Archaeopress.
“Travelling words and their lessons on the ‘Indianisation’ of Southeast Asia.” IIAS Newsletter 66: 47.
“If only plants could talk… Reconstructing pre-modern biological translocations in the Indian Ocean.” In: Satish Chandra and Himanshu Prabha Ray (eds), The sea, identity and history: from the Bay of Bengal to the South China Sea, Delhi: Manohar Publishers, pp. 67-92.
2014 “The dispersal of Southeast Asian maritime technology.” In: A. Sila Tripati (ed.), Maritime archaeology (New Delhi: Kaveri Books): 532-68.
Et al., “The archaeobiology of Indian Ocean translocations: current outlines of cultural exchanges by proto-historic seafarers.” In: Ibidem (New Delhi: Kaveri Books): 1-23.
2015 “Detecting pre-modern lexical influence from South India in Maritime Southeast Asia.” Archipel 89: 63-93.
“Tracing the linguistic crossroads between Malay and Tamil.” Wacana 16(2): 249-283.

“The role of ‘Prakrit’ in Nusantara through 101 etymologies.” In: Andrea Acri & Alexandra Landmann (eds), Cultural transfer in early maritime Asia, Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.
“Southeast Asia’s role in the development of advanced sail types across the Indian Ocean World.” In: Helen Anne Lewis (ed.), Proceedings of the 14th International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists, 2013. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press.
Et al., “East Africa and the early Indian Ocean world: recent research and multidisciplinary perspectives”.