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Tanzeinlage auf der Yorùbá-Party. Foto: Isabel Dückert/Valerie Pobloth.

Up on the road: online Diary Nigeria – October, 11th 2017

October, 11th – Ibadan Today we meet the students of the Linguistics Department and we are really looking forward to mingling with our colleagues!... more
Ibadan. Foto: Isabel Dückert/Valerie Pobloth.

Up on the road: online Diary Nigeria – October, 10th 2017

October, 10th – Ibadan After a couple of days, the campus starts to feel a bit like home. Slowly but steadily we know our way around and develop our... more
Beobachtungen am Straßenrand. Foto: Isabel Dückert/Valerie Pobloth.

Up on the road: online Diary Nigeria – October, 7th 2017

October, 7th Lagos, Nigeria – Ibadan, Nigeria Ready to drive to our main destination, we are meeting Professor Dr. Igboanusi a friend and colleague... more
Foto: Valerie Pobloth.

Underway in Nigeria – Students from the Department of English and American Studies on Excursion to Ibadan

The English language has developed over centuries into a language family of World Englishes. A group of students from the Department of English and... more

Underway in the Andes – March, 9: Fossils in the late summer snow

Travel Journal: Doctoral Students on an Excursion in Western Argentina
We are leaving Mendoza and drive to the South along the famous “Ruta 40”, the longest road in South America. Today we are heading to Malargüe and the... more
Rätselhafte Samenhülsen einer heimischen Strauchpflanze. Foto: Henry Wichura.

Underway in the Andes – March, 6-8 2017: „Show and Tell“ in San Juan and Mendoza

Travel Journal: Doctoral Students on an Excursion in Western Argentina
We are driving from Rodeo to San Juan. No stops are planned for today but we enjoy the beautiful scenery and geology from the bus. We have to be in... more

Gäste aus Mexiko

Vertreter mexikanischer Universitäten besuchen die Universität Potsdam
Eine 25-köpfige Delegation von Vertretern mexikanischer Hochschulen und Forschungseinrichtungen war am 24. und 25. November 2014 zu Gast an der... more
[Translate to Übersetzung Englisch:] Ankunft am Flughafen in Mazar, Foto: Julka Jantz

A Travel Diary from Afghanistan: Kabul, 29 September 2014, Day 8

We are stranded at Kabul Airport. Airport Road has been closed since 6am for the high-ranking guests of the president’s inauguration. Civil flights... more
[Translate to Übersetzung Englisch:] Mittagessen bei Dekan Sharaf, Mazar, Foto: Prof. Dr. Harald Fuhr

A Travel Diary from Afghanistan: Mazar, 30 September 2014, Day 9

We are heading north on a ruler-straight street towards Mazar-e Sharif International Airport. A lot has changed since we arrived here for the first... more
[Translate to Übersetzung Englisch:] Foto: Harlad Fuhr

A Travel Diary from Afghanistan: Kabul, 28 September 2014, Day 7

We started in Herat this morning at 6am. Due to the usual morning traffic jams we only have about an hour to freshen up in our hotel before visiting... more