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I am a Professor of African Studies at the University of Vienna with the following research expertise:

* African linguistics (African language structures and situations)
* African diasporas / Africa-China Relations / Global African diaspora studies
* Documentation and revitalization of African languages and literatures
* Digital humanities (languages, literacies, and literatures in the age of IT).

I have broad interests in analyzing current African and global affairs.

Current Responsibilities:

Professor (Chair of African Linguistics and Literatures), University of Vienna
Founding Director, Global African Diaspora Studies (GADS), Vienna
President, Federation Internationale des Langues et Litteratures Modernes (FILLM)


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The FILLM Congress 2021 has begun!
The Federation Internationale des Langues et Litteratures Modernes (FILLM), in charge of promoting languages, literatures, and cultures organizes an International Congress every three years. The last two congresses were held in Ningbo, China and New Delhi, India. The next FILLM Congress, the 28th in the series, will be held in Europe at the University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria from 18th July to 21th July, 2021 under the theme of Linguistic, Literary, and Cultural Diversity in a Global Perspective. More information

Latest Publications

Mark Ali, M., Grimm, S., Bodomo, A. (Ed.) 2021. A dictionary and grammatical sketch of Dagaare (African Language Grammars and Dictionaries 4). Berlin: Language Science Press. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4501694

Bodomo, A.B, Liem, A. L Lin, and BJ Hall. 2020. How African migrants in China cope with barriers to health care. Lancet Public Health Vol 5. Issue 4, PE 192.

Bodomo, A. 2019. Africa-China-Europe relations. Conditions and conditionalities. In: Journal of International Studies 12(4), p. 115-129.

Bodomo, A. & Che, D. 2019. The Globalization of Foreign Investment in Africa. In Comes the Dragon. In: Reconfiguring Trans-Regionalism in the Global South – African Asian Encounters. Rupert, U. & Anthony, R. (eds.). Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 61-77 (International Political Economy Series).

Bodomo, A. 2019. A Daagare Pandora’s box: The syntax of verb serialization in an oral literature context. In: The Grammar of Verbs and their Arguments. A Cross-linguistic Perspective. Essegbey, J., Kallulli, D. & Bodomo, A. (eds.). Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, p. 115-149 (Grammatical Analyses of African Languages; vol. 59).

Bodomo, A. 2019. Introduction. In: The Grammar of Verbs and their Arguments. A Cross-linguistic Perspective. Essegbey, J., Kallulli, D. & Bodomo, A. (eds.). Rüdiger Köppe Verlag, p. 11-14 (Grammatical Analyses of African Languages; vol. 59).

Bodomo, A. 2019. Is China colonizing Africa? In: Global Economic Governance and Human Development. Raudino, S. & Poletti, A. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 120-132.

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