Department of Asian, African and Mediterranean Studies, University of Naples ‘L’Orientale’.
Antonia Soriente received her Bachelor of Arts from Instituto Universitario Orientale Napoli, Italy, with a thesis focusing on Indonesian Linguistics. She received her Master of Arts in Dialectology from Universitas Indonesia. In 2003, she received her PhD from Universitas Kebangsaan Malaysia with her dissertation “A Classification of the Kenyah Languages in East Kalimantan and Sarawak”. Antonia Soriente has published a number of works dealing with minority languages of Indonesia, language contact and language documentation including: "The Indonesian language of inter-ethnic communication in the Province of Kaltara, Kalimantan” in the Workshop at TUFS Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (2017), “What data do we collect (and how) for a language documentation project?” in the International Seminar and Workshop on Documenting Languages of Nusa Tenggara Timur at Universitas Kristen Arta Wacana, Kupang (2017), and “Borderland people of Borneo. Oral Literatures and the case study of the Punan Tuvu’ of North Kalimantan. Reflections on history, language identity and cultural contact in Borneo” in the International Conference on Indonesia-Malaysia Relations (PAHMI 11) at Universitas Indonesia (2017).