Jun.-Prof. Dr. Nico Nassenstein

Juniorprofessor for African Languages and Linguistics
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Research Interests
Sociolinguistics (Variationist Sociolinguistics, Sociolinguistics of Globalization), Pragmatics, Anthropological Linguistics, Postcolonial Linguistics, structural and sociolinguistic analysis of Lingala, Kikongo-Kituba, Congo Swahili varieties, Kinyarwanda-Kirundi, Linguistic Creativity, Language Ideologies, Youth Language Practices, Language and Tourism, Language and Identity, Language and Conflict, Rural and Urban language, World Englishes in Africa

Research Areas
DR Congo, Rwanda-Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Spain (Baleares), Belgium (Brussels)

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7th International Conference on Bantu Languages (SINTU 7)

Variation in Swahili. Micro-typology, sociolinguistic diversification and language contact

Panel organizers: Nico Nassenstein & Daisuke Shinagawa (ILCAA, TUFS)

9–11 July 2018, SINTU 7, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa  ... 

International Congress of Linguists (ICL 20)

Hostility in Language. Other Perspectives on Multilingualism

Panel organizers: Anne Storch (Uni Köln) & Nico Nassenstein

International Congrass of Linguists (ICL 20), 2–6 July 2018, Cape Town (UCT)  ... 

9th World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL9)

The Sociolinguistics of Globalization in Africa. Fluidity, Mobility, Agency

Panel organizers: Angelika Mietzner (Uni Köln) & Nico Nassenstein

The 9th World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL9), 25-28 August 2018, Rabat, Morocco  ... 

Third Workshop on Language Tourism

Language and Intimacy. Discourses and Narratives

Third Workshop on Language & Tourism

El Arenal, 13-14 October 2018