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Abdulaziz Yusuf Lodhi

Abdulaziz Yusuf Lodhi, Swedish linguist, educator. Achievements include research in African linguistics, history of East Africa coast, African diaspora in the Indian Ocean. Member of Nordic Association African Studies (secretary 1990—2010).

Background

  • Lodhi, Abdulaziz Yusuf was born on October 1, 1945 in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Language, University, Stockholm, 1973. Bachelor in Linguistics, University, Uppsala, Sweden, 1982. Master of Arts in African Linguistics, University, Uppsala, Sweden, 1994.

    Career

    • Special platoon (abc disaster aid & firefighting) Civil Defense, Uppsala, 1980—1995. Director undergraduate studies Department Afro-Asian Studies, 1985—1989. Senior lecturer Swahili Uppsala University, 1974—2002, professor, since 2002.

      Visiting professor University, Copenhagen, Norway, since 1990, Trondheim, 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in African linguistics, history of East Africa coast, African diaspora in the Indian Ocean.

    Membership

    Member of Nordic Association African Studies (secretary 1990—2010).

    Personality

    Interests

    Swimming, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Irene Gunborg Carlsson.
    • spouse: Irene Gunborg Carlsson.
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    Born October 1, 1945
    (age 71)
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1973
      University
    • 1982
      University
    • 1994
      University
    • 1980 - 1995
      Special platoon (abc disaster aid & firefighting) Civil Defense
      Uppsala, Uppsala Lan, Sweden
    • 1985 - 1989
      director, undergraduate studies Department Afro-Asian Studies
    • 1990
      visiting professor, University
      Copenhagen, Denmark, Denmark
    • 1990
      visiting professor, University
      Trondheim, Sor-Trondelag, Norway
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