Research Projects

Current research projects

Afrikaner*innen im Rhein-Main-Gebiet: Ein afrikalinguistisches Forschungsprojekt zu sprachlicher Integration
since 01/2019, funding by RMU-Initiativfonds Forschung (with Prof. Axel Fleisch, GU Frankfurt)

An Inter-disciplinary Approach to the Diversity and Dynamics of Swahili Varieties
(joint research project with colleagues from ILCAA, TUFS, Tokyo) with a panel at the Sintu 2018 conference (Cape Town, RSA, July 2018), a co-organized workshop in Mainz in 2019 and a workshop in Tokyo 2020 (among others).

Tourism, Language and Migration in Mallorca: Artefacts from Various Souths and Norths
since 09/2016, funding by DFG (Leibniz) (with Anne Storch, Angelika Mietzner, Janine Traber, University of Cologne/JGU Mainz).

Completed research projects

A Grammar of Rufumbira
09/2012–08/2015, funded by DAAD & Cusanuswerk e.V. (PhD project, University of Cologne)