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Heinrich Ekkehard Wolff

Heinrich Ekkehard Wolff, German linguist, educator. Grantee University Hamburg, 1968, 70-71, 86-87, German Academic Exchange Service, 1968-1969, 97-99, German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft), 1974-1976, 85-88, 87-89, 90-92, 95-98, University Maiduguri, 1981-1982. Member West African Linguistic Society (council member since 1990), African Language Association Southern Africa.

Background

  • Wolff, Heinrich Ekkehard was born on August 25, 1944 in Stolp, Pommerania, Germany. Son of Heinrich Otto Karl and Hildegard Erna (Gnuschke) Wolff.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Hamburg, Germany, 1972. Habilitation, University Hamburg, Germany, 1980.

    Career

    • Assistant to dean Oriental Studies University Hamburg, Germany, 1971-1972. Researcher linguistic fieldwork Nigeria, Cameroon, 1973-1974. Assistant professor department African languages and cultures University Hamburg, 1976-1983, professor department African languages and cultures, 1983-1994.

      Senior lecturer department languages and linguistics University Maiduguri, Nigeria, 1980-1982. Professor department linguistics University Niamey, Niger, 1987-1989. Professor, chair Institute African Studies University Leipzig, Germany, since 1994.

    Works

    • Editor: (monograph series) Afrikanistische Forschungen, Beitr├Ąge zur Afrikanistik. Author and editor several books. Contributor articles to professional journals, scientic paper.

    Membership

    Member West African Linguistic Society (council member since 1990), African Language Association Southern Africa.

    Connections

    • Married Raina Tuulia Ottila, September 4, 1971. Children: Per-Erik, Patrick.
    • father: Heinrich Otto Karl Wolff
    • mother: Hildegard Erna (Gnuschke) Wolff
    • spouse: Raina Tuulia Ottila
    • children: Per-Erik Wolff
    • Patrick Wolff
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    Born August 25, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1972
      University Hamburg
    • 1980
      University Hamburg
    • 1971 - 1972
      Assistant, to dean Oriental Studies University Hamburg
      Germany
    • 1973 - 1974
      researcher, linguistic fieldwork Nigeria
      Cameroon
    • 1980 - 1982
      senior, lecturer department languages and linguistics University Maiduguri
      Nigeria
    • 1987 - 1989
      professor, department linguistics University Niamey
      Niger
    • 1994
      professor
      Germany
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