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Karsten Hans Otto Legère

Karsten Hans Otto Legère, German language educator. Recipient Humboldt Bronze medal, Minister Higher Education, 1986. Member of Linguistics Association for SADC University (honorary; vice-chair 1995—2001).

Background

  • Legère, Karsten Hans Otto was born on October 29, 1943 in Glauchau, Saxony, Germany. Son of Werner and Ruth Legère.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, University Leipzig, Germany, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Leipzig, Germany, 1974. Dr.phil.habil., University Leipzig, Germany, 1982.

    Career

    • Lecturer University Leipzig, 1968—1973, senior lecturer, 1973—1974, 1979—1983, associate professor, 1986—1994. Lecturer University Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, 1975—1979, senior lecturer Tanzania, 1983—1984, associate professor, 1984—1986. Professor University Windhoek, Namibia, 1995—2000.

      Professor African languages University Göteborg, Sweden, since 2001. Visiting professor University Vienna, 1998—2000. Consultant DSE/ZED, Bonn, Germany, 1990—2000, Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit/AFRILA, Windhoek, Namibia, since 2001.

      Vice-chair LASU, Gaborone, Botswana, 1995—2001. Research coordinator University Gothenburg, Sweden.

    Membership

    Member of Linguistics Association for SADC University (honorary. Vice-chair 1995—2001).

    Connections

    • Married Rosl Haussmann. 1 child Alexander.
    • father: Werner Legère
    • mother: Ruth Legère
    • spouse: Rosl Haussmann
    • child: Alexander Legère
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    Born October 29, 1943
    (age 73)
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    • 1968
      University Leipzig
    • 1974
      University Leipzig
    • 1982
      University Leipzig
    • 1975 - 1979
      lecturer, University Dar Es Salaam
    • 1995
      professor, University Windhoek
      Namibia
    • 2001
      professor, African languages University G+
      Sweden
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