ibriszimow

Prof. Dr. Dymitr Ibriszimow

Junior Fellow Dean BIGSAS, Senior Fellow

Contact

Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies
University of Bayreuth

95440 Bayreuth

+49 (0) 921 55-3581 / -5168 (phone)


Email: dymitr.ibriszimow@uni-bayreuth.de


Research interests

Chadic, Berber, Afro-Asiatic, comparative, historical linguistics, cognitive semantics, ethnolinguistics, linguistic geography, history of the people of the Lake Chad basin

Geographical Area

North and West Africa

Former Supervisions (non-exhaustive)

Former Junior Fellow

Research Project

Bello, Baba Mai

The Perception of HIV/AIDS among Students in North-Eastern Nigeria

Firsching, Henrike

"Apples of gold in settings of silver is a word spoken at the right time" The translation of biblical metaphors in Hausa and Swahili


African Linguistics

Academic Vita

since 1999

Chair of African Studies II (African languages beyond Niger-Congo), University of Bayreuth

2001

Visiting Professor at Sophia Antipolis University, Nice

1995-1999

Research Fellow and Lecturer for African Languages, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt a.M.

1994-1995

Member of the Collaborative Research Centre SFB 268, Frankfurt a.M.

1990-1993

Research Fellow and Lecturer for African Languages, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt a.M.

1986-1990

Research Fellow at the Oriental Institute, Jagiellonian University, Krakow

1986

PhD 1986 in Warsaw

 

Studies in Krakow

Memberships and functions in academic organisations:

2009-2018

Dean of BIGSAS

2007-2008

Director of the Institute of African Studies, University of Bayreuth

2006-2007

Deputy Coordinator of the Collaborative Research Centre SFB/FK 560 "Local action in Africa in the context of global influences", Bayreuth

2005-2006

Director of a cooperative DFG-CNRS project, Programme international de coopération scientifique (PICS) with LLACAN, CNRS, Paris "Eigenschaftskonzepte in westafrikanischen Sprachen"/ "Typologie des adjectifs et de la qualification dans les langues africaines"

2004-2005

Dean of the Faculty of Languages and Literature, University of Bayreuth

2002-2008

Member of the Board of the Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft (DMG)

2002

Dean for Student Affairs of the Faculty of Languages and Literature, University of Bayreuth

2002

Host of the Humboldt Prize Winner 2002, Prof. Dr. Zygmunt Frajzyngier

2001-2007

Director of a project within the Collaborative Research Centre SFB/FK 560 "Local action in Africa in the context of global influences", Bayreuth

since 1999

Vice President of the Association Méga-Tchad, Paris

1997-2000

Director of a project within the Collaborative Research Centre SFB 268, Frankfurt a.M.

 

Member of Société de Linguistique de Paris

 

Member of Association Méga-Tchad, Paris

 

Member of Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft (DMG)

 

Member of German Cognitive Linguistics Association (GLCA)

 

Member of Linguistic Association of Nigeria

 

Member of Borno Museum Society, Maiduguri, Nigeria

 

Editor and co-editor of Méga-Tchad Bulletin (Paris); Chadic Newsletter (Bayreuth); Sprache und Geschichte in Afrika (SUGIA); Series Chadic Linguistics - Linguistique Tchadique – Tschadistik

Publications

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