Bernhard BrehmerUniversität Hamburg NA
Campus Mail Code: 2011
Bernhard Brehmer (born 1971 in Stuttgart/Germany) completed his university studies of Russian philology, Latin philology, and geography at the University of Tübingen (Germany) where he also received his PhD degree in Slavic linguistics in 2004 for a study on the pragmatics of thanking formulae in Russian. In 2006, he was offered a position as Assistant Professor ("Juniorprofessor") for Slavic linguistics at the Slavic Department of the University of Hamburg. In 2008, he joined the Collaborative Research Center on Multilingualism (SFB 538) at the University of Hamburg and participated in the research project "Current Polish-German bilingualism in Germany" (2008-2011). In addition, he is a member of the Cluster of Excellence "Linguistic Diversity Management in Urban Areas" (LiMA) and vice-coordinator of the inter¬disciplinary research group on language contact, language variation, and language acquisition therein. His research interests include multilingualism and language contact, linguistic landscaping, forms of address and politeness in Slavic languages, computer-mediated communication, Slavic script linguistics as well as Slavic phraseology. He works mainly on Russian, Polish, and Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, including from a contrastive and typological point of view.