Completed third-party-funded projects

 The Provision, Planning and Building of Employment-tied Housing: Language, Agency and Governance in three Housing Projects in Kenya, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo, c. 1940s to 1970s

Project title: “The Provision, Planning and Building of Employment-tied Housing: Language, Agency and Governance in three Housing Projects in Kenya, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo, c. 1940s to 1970s.”
Short title: "Employment-tied Housing in (post)colonial Africa"
Project sponsor: FWF - Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung
Project number: P29566-G28
Project manager: Kirsten Rüther
Project participants: Daniela Waldburger, Martina Ciganikova, Carl-Philipp Bodenstein
Project funds 428.484,00 Euro
Project duration: 01.03.2017-28.02.2020 (Verlängert bis 28.02.2021)
Project homepage: http://housing.univie.ac.at

 Sustainable Management of Water and Fish Resources

Project title: “SUSFISH-plus / Sustainable Management of Water and Fish Resources in Burkina Faso, Advanced Partnership”
Project number: FA432004
Project sponsor: OEAD - APPEAR
Project manager: Andreas Melcher, BOKU
Project participants: u.a. Gabriele Slezak
Project duration: 01.12.2016-30.11.2019
Project homepage: http://susfish.boku.ac.at

 Akie - A heavily endangered hunter-gatherers' language in Central Tanzania

Project title: "Akie - A heavily endangered hunter-gatherers' language in Central Tanzania"
Project sponsor: Volkswagenstiftung
Project funds: 200.000,00 Euro
Project lead (team): Prof. Dr.phil.habil Rainer Voßen, Frankfurt; Prof.emer. Dr.phil.habil. Karsten Legère; Prof. Dr.phil.habil. Christa König, Köln.
New team members (01.02.2017): Prof. Dr. Gerhard Kubik; Mag. Iris Winter, Universität Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
Projektlaufzeit: 01.02.2017-31.01.2019

 Popular Culture in Translocal Spaces: Processes of Diasporisation among Comorians in Marseilles and Cape Verdeans in Lisbon

Project title: “Popular Culture in Translocal Spaces: Processes of Diasporisation among Comorians in Marseilles and Cape Verdeans in Lisbon”
Project sponsor: FWF - Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung
Project manager: Birgit Englert
Project participants: Katharina Fritsch, Hanna Stepanik
Project duration: 01.06.2014-31.05.2017 (extended until 30.09.2018)
http://translocalculture.com/         
Arbeitsgruppe "Translocal Africa" (Traraa)
http://translocalafrica.wordpress.com

 Understanding and Misunderstanding Grammar. Perception of Grammatical Categories in the Languages of the Lake Chad Area

Project title: "Understanding and Misunderstanding Grammar. Perception of Grammatical Categories in the Languages of the Lake Chad Area" (UMIG)
Project sponsor: FWF - Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung
Project manager: Norbert Cyffer
Project participant: Akin Wewe
Project duration: 01.12.2012 - 30.11.2015
Project homepage: http://umig.univie.ac.at

 Colonial Concepts of Development in Africa

Project title: "Colonial Concepts of Development in Africa" (CoDe)
Project sponsor: FWF - Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung
Project manager: Walter Schicho
Project participants: Gerald Hödl, Martina Kopf
Project duration: 01.12.2012 - 30.11.2015
Project homepage: www.univie.ac.at/colonial-development

 PLUS - Plurilingual Speakers in Unilingual Environments

Project title: "PLUS - Plurilingual Speakers in Unilingual Environments"
Project sponsor: WWTF - Wiener Wissenschafts-, Forschungs- und Technologiefonds
Project manger: Brigitta Busch, Walter Schicho
Project participants: Gabriele Slezak, Karlheinz Spitzl, Martina Rienzner
Project duration: 01.04.2011 - 30.09.2013

 Language Endangerment in Tanzania: Documenting the Dowe Language

Project title: "Language Endangerment in Tanzania: Documenting the Dowe Language"
Project sponsor: Endangered Languages Documentation Programme, SOAS - School of Oriental and African Studies, London, UK
Project manager: Karsten Legère
Project duration: 01.08.2012 – 01.08.2013
http://www.hrelp.org/grants/projects/index.php?projid=305

 Gender, Migration, and Slavery in Mali/West Africa, 1890-1920

Project title: "Gender, Migration, and Slavery in Mali/West Africa, 1890-1920"
Project sponsor: FWF - Hertha-Firnberg-Programm
Project manager: Marie Rodet
Project duration: 01.01.2009 - 31.12.2011

 Sprachwahl in Straf- und Asylverfahren mit Verfahrensbeteiligten aus afrikanischen Herkunftsländern

Project title: "Sprachwahl in Straf- und Asylverfahren mit Verfahrensbeteiligten aus afrikanischen Herkunftsländern"
Project sponsor: Jubiläumsfonds der Österreichischen Nationalbank
Project manager: Walter Schicho
Project participants: Gabriele Slezak, Martina Rienzner
Project duration: 01.04.2009 - 31.03.2011

 Dynamics of Linguistic Change in Northeastern Nigeria

Project title: "Dynamics of Linguistic Change in Northeastern Nigeria" (DYWAN)
Project sponsor: FWF - Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung
Project manager: Norbert Cyffer
Project participant: Georg Ziegelmeyer
Project duration: 01.04.2007 - 31.03.2010

 Geschichte der Afrikanistik in Österreich

Project title: "Geschichte der Afrikanistik in Österreich". Forschung zur Wissenschaftsgeschichte mit biographisch-bibliographischer Dokumentation ausgewählter Persönlichkeiten (1923-1992)
Project sponsor: Jubiläumsfonds der Österreichischen Nationalbank
Project manager: Clemens Gütl
Project duration: 01.03.2009 - 31.12.2009
Project homepage: www.afrikanistik.at

 Sprachliche Innovation und Konzeptwandel in Westafrika

Project title: "Sprachliche Innovation und Konzeptwandel in Westafrika" (SIKWA)
Project sponsor: FWF - Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung
Project manager: Norbert Cyffer
Project participants: Erwin Ebermann, Georg Ziegelmeyer
Project duration: 01.07.2002 - 30.06.2005
Project homepage: www.univie.ac.at/sikwa