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Peter Kosta

Peter Kosta, German linguist, educator. Member German-Czech Society (head since 1995), Optical Imaging Systems, RSSC, HESP, Dobrovsky Society, Comenius Society Berlin (advisory board).

Background

  • Kosta, Peter was born on September 20, 1955 in Prague, Czech Republic. Arrived in Germany, 1969. Son of Heinrich Georg and Helena (Kohoutová) Kosta.

  • Education

    • Magister Artium, J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, 1986. Habilitation, J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, 1992.

    Career

    • Assistant professor J.W. Goethe University, Frankfurt, 1982-1987, associate professor, 1987-1992. Visiting professor Technology University Dresden, Germany, 1992. Professor University Potsdam, Germany, since 1993, chair westlavic languages Germany, since 1993, director institute/department slavic language, since 1993.

      Member research support scheme Soros Foundation, since 1995.

    Works

    • Author: A Russian Cosmography of the 17th Century: Linguistic Analysis, 1982, Problems of Translation in Haseks "Svejk" into the West and Southslavic Languages, 1986, Empty Categories in Slavic Languages—A Government Bridge Analysis, 1992. Co-editor: Series on Slavic Philology, since 1986, Zeitschrift fuer Slawistik.

    Membership

    Member German-Czech Society (head since 1995), Optical Imaging Systems, RSSC, HESP, Dobrovsky Society, Comenius Society Berlin (advisory board).

    Personality

    Interests

    Violin, guitar, skiing, tennis, ice hockey.

    Connections

    • Married Marion Hildegard Roos, July 10, 1981. Children: Anna-Katharina, Sophia-Helena, Lisa Kristina.
    • father: Heinrich Georg Kosta
    • mother: Helena (Kohoutová) Kosta
    • spouse: Marion Hildegard Roos
    • children: Anna-Katharina Kosta
    • Sophia-Helena Kosta
    • Lisa Kristina Kosta
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    Born September 20, 1955
    (age 62)
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    • 1981
      J.W. Goethe University
    • 1986
      J.W. Goethe University
    • 1992
      J.W. Goethe University
    • 1982 - 1987
      Assistant, professor J.W. Goethe University
      Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany, Hessen, Germany, Germany
    • 1992
      visiting professor, Technology University Dresden
      Germany
    • 1993
      professor, University Potsdam
      Germany
    • 1993
      professor, University Potsdam
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