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At D+C/E+Z, we are proud of our international network of authors. It is particularly important to us to be a platform for voices from the global south. Some authors contribute on a regular basis, others don't. Here you can find information about the people behind the contributions.

Karsten Legère


is Professor Emeritus of African Languages at the University of Gothenburg.

All articles of Karsten Legère


Giving back stories

African oral tradition dates back to ancient times. Some of its stories were committed to paper, mainly by missionaries. But if they were published, they were published in Europe – hardly ever in their countries of origin.

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