About this Fellow
Oriental and African Studies
- Emeritus Professor of Semitic Studies, Philipps University of Marburg
History, African Languages and Literature, Social History in Africa, Economic History in Africa, History of Medicine in Africa.
I am an anthropologist with a particular interest in popular culture, religion, and the verbal arts, both oral and written. Most of my research has been in the Yoruba-speaking area of Nigeria, and I am currently working on early Yoruba print culture.
History of Art, East Asia, China