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educator , linguist

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 U., Frankfurt, 1982-1987; associate professor, J.W. Goethe U., Frankfurt, 1987-1992; visiting professor, Technology U. Dresden, Germany, 1992; professor, U. Potsdam, Germany, since 1993; chair westlavic languages, U. Potsdam, Germany, since 1993; director institute/department slavic language, U. Potsdam, since 1993. Member research support scheme Soros Foundation, since 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: 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

child:
Sophia-Helena Kosta

child:
Lisa Kristina Kosta

child:
Anna-Katharina Kosta