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Department of Linguistics

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
D-04103 Leipzig
Germany


phone: +49 (0) 341 3550 - 300
fax: +49 (0) 341 3550 - 333

e-mail: cissewski@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2009 – present

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Leipzig, Germany
PhD candidate: Documentation of ‡Hȍãn with a focus on contact influence

2008 – 2009

Leiden University,
The Netherlands MA African Linguistics
Thesis: A Grammatical Sketch of Rwa (Bantu E61)

2005 – 2008

University of Leipzig, Germany
Linguistics and African Studies (Magister)

2003 – 2005

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany
Linguistics and German Studies (Magister)

1993 – 2003

Hugo-Junkers- Gymnasium Mönchengladbach, Germany

1990 – 1993

Franz-Meyers-Gymnasium Mönchengladbach, Germany

Fieldwork experience

2011

Botswana (Kweneng District)

2010

Botswana (Kweneng District)

2009

Botswana (Kweneng District)

2008

Arusha, Tanzania
in preparation of MA thesis; partly funded by the Leiden University Fund (LUF)

Languages

German

native

English, Swahili

fluent

Czech, Dutch

intermediate

French, Zulu, Hausa, Rwa, Tswana, Japanese

basic knowledge

Talks

Sep 2012

Joined presentation with Falko Berthold at the EuroBABEL final conference in Leiden "Contact influences on ǂHoan"

Jul 2011

Joined presentation with Falko Berthold at the 20th International Conference of Historical Linguistics in Osaka "Spatial terms in ǂHoan"

Dec 2010

Guest lecture at the Department of Linguistics, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf "Possessivekonstruktionen im ǂHoan" (together with Falko Berthold)

Jan 2010

Presentation at the Department of African Studies, University of Leipzig ‡Hoan – A Field Research Report (together with Falko Berthold)