Publications by Herrmann Jungraithmayr

Our dear colleague, Prof. em. Dr. Herrmann Jungraithmayr, born May 7th, 1931, has just turned 85. On this occasion, I have compiled a list of his publications (excluding book reviews written by him) which I have uploaded here. I have prepared it in three different formats: Publikationen von Herrmann Jungraithmayr A5 (one page on one … Continue reading “Publications by Herrmann Jungraithmayr”

Gábor Takács (Ed.): Semito-Hamitic Festschrift for A.B. Dolgopolsky and H. Jungraithmayr

In June 2008, a Festschrift for Professor Aharon B. Dolgopolsky (Haifa) and Professor Herrmann Jungraithmayr (Frankfurt am Main), edited by Gábor Takács (Budapest), has appeared as Vol. 24 of the publication series “Sprache und Oralität in Afrika” at Dietrich Reimer Verlag (Berlin). Here is a description of the book found at the website of Reimer: … Continue reading “Gábor Takács (Ed.): Semito-Hamitic Festschrift for A.B. Dolgopolsky and H. Jungraithmayr”

Early invitation for CALL workshop presentations

Joseph Lovestrand has sent the following message: An online workshop on the theme “Words in Chadic languages: Phonology and morphosyntax” is being organized for August 29, 2022 in conjunction with the Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics 2022. Anyone who would like to contribute a presentation can express interest by emailing Joseph Lovestrand: Planned … Continue reading “Early invitation for CALL workshop presentations”

Afrika und Übersee now published online and open access

Afrika und Übersee, founded in 1910 by Carl Meinhof under the name Zeitschrift für Kolonialsprachen, is the oldest academic journal for African linguistics worldwide. Since 2021, Afrika und Übersee is published online as an Open Access journal by the Abteilung für Afrikanistik und Äthiopistik in the Asien-Afrika-Institut at Universität Hamburg. The current issue, Vol. 93 … Continue reading “Afrika und Übersee now published online and open access”

New publication on Ngas

A new publication (in English) on Ngas has just appeared at Reimer Verlag: Herrmann Jungraithmayr und Miroslava Holubová: The Ngas Language (Shik Ngas). Fundamentals of Grammar • Texts • Dictionary (Sprache und Oralität in Afrika, Vol. 28), 280 pp., 30 col. ill. and 1 b+w ill., 17 x 24 cm, hard cover, ISBN 978-3-496-01555-0, Price: … Continue reading “New publication on Ngas”


Chadic Newsletter (old printed issues, with kind permission from Herrmann Jungraithmayr) Chadic Newsletter 1 – March 1970 Chadic Newsletter 2 – September 1970 Chadic Newsletter Special Issue – January 1971 Chadic Newsletter 3 – June 1971 Chadic Newsletter 4 – July 1972 Chadic Newsletter 5 – July 1973 Chadic_Newsletter 6 – Nov.1975 Chadic_Newsletter 7 – … Continue reading “Download”

New publication on Mubi

A new volume (in French) on Mubi has been published at Reimer Verlag: Herrmann Jungraithmayr. La langue mubi (République du Tchad). Précis de Grammaire – Textes – Lexique (Sprache und Oralität in Afrika, Volume 27).  226 p. + 1 Ill.; 17 × 24 cm, ISBN 978-3-496-02852-9, Price: 69,00 € [D] | 88,80 SFR [CH] The … Continue reading “New publication on Mubi”

Special Symposium: Half a Century of Comparative Chadic and Historical Hausa Studies

This month, a special symposium on “Half a Century of Comparative Chadic and Historical Hausa Studies” will take place  at the Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS). Over the past fifty years, Professors Herrmann Jungraithmayr and Paul Newman have been two of the foremost scholars in the area of Chadic and Hausa linguistics. … Continue reading “Special Symposium: Half a Century of Comparative Chadic and Historical Hausa Studies”