Collaborative Research Unit

Ghent Centre for Afrikaans and the Study of South Afrika

Acronym
AFRIKAANS
Co-ordinator
Other information
Research disciplines
  • Humanities
    • African languages
    • African literature
Description
The aim of the Ghent Centre for Afrikaans and the Study of South Africa (AFRIKAANS) is to coordinate the research activities with regard to linguistics and literature of the Afrikaans language. It brings together all researchers of the faculty with aninterest in Afrikaans, the other languages of South Africa and the linguistic and societal situation in South Africa. Its members belong to the departments of Linguistics, Literary Studies, Languages and Cultures, Art, Music and Theatre Sciences, History and Translation, Interpreting and Communication. A vast number of associated members belong to universities all over the world.