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

Zvinashe Mamvura, PhD

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Zvinashe Mamvura PhD
Post-doctoral Research Fellow
zvinashe.mamvura (at)

Humboldt-Universität → Präsidium → Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät → Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften → Afrikanische Sprachen
Visiting address
Invalidenstraße 118 , Room 403
Phone number
(030) 2093 66104
Mailing address
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin


Mr. Mamvura Zvinashe is a guest researcher at the Chair of African Linguistics and Languages from 06/2019 to 05/2022 (Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship).

His current research topic is: "Collective Memory in Zimbabwe: A Toponomastic Perspective"

Lectureship in WS 2020/21 "The linguistic structure of Shona", a joint course with Prof. Tom Güldemann


Major research interests

  • Onomastics: Place naming and memory