Eric P. Hamp

Posted: Feburary 2019

The LSA reports with regret the February 17, 2019 death of former (1971) LSA President Eric P. Hamp (University of Chicago, Emeritus). Hamp joined the LSA in 1948 and was a Life Member at the time of his death.

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In 2012, Hamp was honored, along with other distinguished Albanologists, on an Albanian postage stamp. A framed copy of the stamp hangs in the office of the LSA Secretariat.

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