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Abdulaziz Yusuf Lodhi Edit Profile

educator , linguist

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.

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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, travel.

Connections

Married Irene Gunborg Carlsson.

spouse:
Irene Gunborg Carlsson.