Lotta Aunio

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PhD, University of Helsinki
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Curriculum Vitae

Docent/Adjunct Professor Lotta Aunio in the University Lecturer of Bantu Languages at the University of Helsinki. Her PhD from 2004 is a description of the Ha language, a Bantu language from Western Tanzania. In her research, Aunio has focused on description of Bantu languages, specifically phonology and tonology. Aunio has also worked on South African languages.

At the University of Helsinki, Aunio teaches African Studies, Swahili languages and Linguistics.

Latest publications

  1. Accepted/In press

    Nominal tone contrasts

    Aunio, L., 2018, (Accepted/In press) Oxford Guide to the Bantu Languages. Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  2. Accepted/In press

    The Kami language

    Petzell, M. & Aunio, L., 2018, (Accepted/In press) The Bantu Languages. 2 ed.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  3. Syllable weight and tone in Mara Bantu languages

    Aunio, L., 2017, Syllable Weight in African Languages. Newman, P. (ed.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, p. 191-214 24 p. (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory; no. 338).

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Highlighted activities

  1. The 6th International Conference of Bantu Languages (Bantu6)

    Lotta Aunio (Chair of organizing committee)
    20 Jun 201623 Jun 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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Education

Docent/Adjunct Professor of African Studies

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