Quantcast
FC
Germany
49 views this week
Florian Coulmas

Florian Coulmas

German japanologist
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro German japanologist
Countries Germany
Occupations Japanologist Educator
Gender male
Birth 5 June 1949 (Hamburg, Germany)
Star sign Gemini
The details
Biography

Florian Coulmas (born 5 June 1949 in Hamburg) is a German linguist and author. He is Senior Professor for Japanese Society and Sociolinguistics at the University of Duisburg-Essen.

From 1968 to 1975, Florian Coulmas studied Sociology, Philosophy, and German Studies at Freie Universität Berlin and at Paris Sorbonne (1969–1970). He completed his PhD at Bielefeld University in 1977. In 1980, he fished his habilitation at Düsseldorf University where he worked as a privatdozent thereafter. In 1987, he became Professor of Sociolinguistics at Chūō University.

Currently, Coulmas is Professor of Language and Culture of Modern Japan at the University of Duisburg-Essen. From October 2004 until September 2014, he was the Director of the German Institute for Japanese Studies in Tokyo. Coulmas lived in Japan for many years. He has published on Grapholinguistics, Sociology of language, and Japanology. He regularly writes for the Japan Times, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, and the Neue Zürcher Zeitung.

In 2016, Coulmas was awarded the Meyer-Struckmann-Prize for Research in Arts and Social Sciences.

Select bibliography

  • Florian Coulmas (1986). Direct and Indirect Speech. Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 978-3-11-010599-5.
  • Florian Coulmas (2003). Writing Systems: An Introduction to Their Linguistic Analysis. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-78737-6.
  • Florian Coulmas (2007). Population Decline and Ageing in Japan - The Social Consequences. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-134-14501-0.
  • Florian Coulmas (2013). Sociolinguistics: The Study of Speakers' Choices. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-107-03764-9.
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
comments so far.
Comments
References
http://catalogo.bne.es/uhtbin/authoritybrowse.cgi?action=display&authority_id=XX1132446
http://data.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb12029615q
http://isni.org/isni/0000000110810443
https://books.google.com/books?id=1oDRAwAAQBAJ
https://books.google.com/books?id=Pb18AgAAQBAJ
https://books.google.com/books?id=RvVm6gcCYjwC
https://books.google.com/books?id=kmKLxzTnL9IC
https://www.uni-due.de/in-east/people/coulmas_florian.php
https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb12029615q
https://www.idref.fr/028465598
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n78008789
arrow-left arrow-right arrow-up arrow-down instagram whatsapp myspace quora soundcloud spotify tumblr vk website youtube stumbleupon comments comments pandora gplay iheart tunein pandora gplay iheart tunein itunes