POZDNIAKOV Konstantin

Professeur des Universités, INALCO, LLABEX EFL,
Membre senior de l’Institut universitaire de France.
Né le 24 juillet 1952 à Saint Petersbourg (Russie).

My work in linguistics is mainly concentrated in six main areas:

EDUCATION

St. Petersburg State University

1978

PhD, Doctorat ès Lettres (African Linguistics) : “Comparative historical analysis of Mande languages”, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, USSR. (In 1995: Habilitation “Comparative historical grammar of Atlantic languages : St. Petersburg State University, Russia).

Leningrad State University

1974

M.A.: Master “West African Linguistics”: “Historical grammar of Manding”, Leningrad State University.

CURRENT

POSITIONS

INALCO

Since 1997

Professor of French Universities, responsible of the Wolof section of the African department of INALCO, Paris, France (since 2011: professor of exceptional class).

CNRS

Since 1997

Research Fellow of LLACAN (UMR 8135), CNRS, Paris, France.

LABEX EFL

Since 2013

Member of LABEX EFL (Laboratoire d'excellence “Empirical Foundations of Linguistics”, Université Sorbonne Paris Cité), France.

IUF

Since 2011

Senior member of the University Institute of France (IUF, Institut universitaire de France), France.

PREVIOUS

POSITIONS

Russian Academy of Science

1982-1997

Senior Research Fellow of the African Department of the Institute of Ethnology, Russian Academy of Science (Kunstkammer).

Dakar

1978-1982

Director of Russian Language Department in Russian cultural Centre, Dakar, Senegal; field work in Senegal.

Moscow

1974-1978

Postgraduate student in Institute of Linguistics, African Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow.

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