I am engaged in a variety of interdisciplinary projects as an independent researcher, for example:

Ongoing projects:
Africans in Moscow: Linguistic Profiles and Communication Patterns
The current status of the German language in former German colonies
Modern travel fiction representing spiritual tourism in India
African slave children in Austrian monasteries (19th c.)

Completed projects:
Sociolinguistic description of Rabaul Creole German
Missionary Johannes Rath: life and work
The New South Africa in Kachru’s “Three Circles of World English”