The research group in African linguistics at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian studies consists of both senior researchers, PhD-fellows and postdocs, together with students.
Village life in Adamaoua, Cameroon
Photo: B. Kjelsvik
What do we do?
The research group members work on different aspects of language in Africa. We have particular research interests in Ethiopia, Cameroon, Mali, Mozambique, South-Africa and Zimbabwe.
The research field
African language matters is a wide-ranging research field that covers anything from linguistic description and analysis of particular languages to complex sociolinguistic studies both in Africa and among Africans in diaspora all over the world.