Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies

Dr phil Lutz Diegner

Career | Publications
Dr phil Lutz Diegner
Senior Lecturer
lutz.diegner (at)

Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät → Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften → Afrikanische Sprachen
Function / Working Area
Senior Lecturer in Swahili Language and Literature
Visiting address
Invalidenstraße 118 , Room 8/401
Phone number
(030) 2093-66086
(030) 2093-66007
Mailing address
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin


Consultation hours:


during the lecture-free period (Zoom, registration by email required):

Tues., 15.03.22 3.30-5.30 p.m.
Tues., 29.03.22 3.30-5.30 p.m.

during the lecture period
Tuesday 3.30 - 5.30  pm

Registration by email until the preceding Monday at the latest;
corresponding link of the invitation to HU-Zoom will be sent out.



Teaching and research foci
  • Teaching: Swahili language and literature
  • Research: Contemporary Swahili literature from Tanzania and Kenya, focus on prose; Literary contact zone Swahili/English in East Africa; Swahili as an academic language