Curriculum vitæ

Current positions

  • since October 2019: Professor for comparative linguistics (acting), Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder)
  • since September 2014: Post-doc researcher in the department of Dutch linguistics, Freie Universität Berlin (currently on leave)

2017-2018

  • Coordinator of degree programmes offered by the IZ "Europäische Sprachen": BA Sprache & Gesellschaft, MA Sprachwissenschaft

2017

  • PI of the project Linguistic and social dynamics in hierarchic relationships between dominant and non-dominant languages in cooperation with the University of Eastern Finland, funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
  • Visiting scholar at University of Eastern Finland (Joensuu) and University of Turku - September 2017

September/October 2015 & February 2016

  • Visiting scholar at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris

2015-2019

  • Member of the board, IZ "Europäische Sprachen", Freie Universität Berlin

March 2015

  • Guest lecturer at University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu

2014

  • Post-doc researcher at the Chair for Contemporary German Language, Potsdam University

2013-2014

  • Post-doc researcher in the transfer project T1 ("The many sides of German") of the collaborative research area "Information Structure" (SFB 632), Potsdam University

2013

  • PhD in French linguistics, Potsdam University

2010-2013

  • Member of the research group "Philology and Racism in the 19th Century" (funded through the Emmy Noether programme of the German Research Foundation DFG), Potsdam University

2004-2009

  • Interdisciplinary Studies on Contemporary France (Freie Universität Berlin, Institut d’Études Politiques Strasbourg): French linguistics, European law, political science

Grants

2018

  • Travel grant by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for attendance of the Colloque International d'Études Créoles, Mahé/Seychelles.

2017

  • Research grant by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) for research stay in Finland, bilateral cooperation, workshops and invitation of guest scholars

2016

  • Travel grant by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for attendance of the Colloque International d'Études Créoles, Guadeloupe.

2015

  • Travel grant by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for attendance of the conference "Sociolinguistics of Globalization", Hongkong.
  • Erasmus grant for exchange as guest lecturer at University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu.

2014

  • Travel grant by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for attendance of the FINKA Symposium "On the border of language and dialect", Joensuu, Finland
  • Funding for printig costs of the thesis "Die französische Kreolistik im 19. Jahrhundert" (Hamburg: Buske), Potsdam Graduate School

2013

  • Funding for printing costs of the volume "Selected Works from 19th Century Creolistics" (Hamburg: Buske) through the Philosophical Faculty's programme for young researchers, Potsdam University

2011

  • Travel grants by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Potsdam Graduate School for attendance of the summer conference of the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics, Accra, Ghana

2010

  • Research grant by the Franco-German Youth Office for archival research in La Réunion

2010

  • Travel grant by the Potsdam Graduate School for the attendance of the Summer School „Créolité – Créolisation“, La Réunion.