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language educator

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