Bernd Heine

Professor emeritus
Institute for African Studies
University of Cologne

Fields of interest:

African linguistics, language contact, grammaticalization theory, historical linguistics

Recent publications:

B. Heine,
On discourse markers: Grammaticalization, pragmaticalization, or something else?
Linguistics 51 (6/2013), pp. 1205-1247.

B. Heine, H. Narrog (ed.),
The Oxford Handbook of Grammaticalization,
Oxford: Oxford University Press 2011.

B. Heine, H. Honken,
The Kx’a family: A new Khoisan genealogy,
Journal of Asian and African Studies, 79 (2010), pp. 5-36.

B. Heine, H. Narrog (ed.),
The Oxford Handbook of Linguistics Analysis,
Oxford: Oxford University Press 2010.

B. Heine, D. Nurse (ed.),
A Linguistic Geography of Africa,
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2008.

B. Heine, Ch. König,
What can linguistics tell us about early Khoekhoe history, Khoekhoe and the Earliest Herders in Southern Africa,
Southern African Humanities, 20 (2008), pp. 235-248.

B. Heine, T. Kuteva,
The genesis of grammar: a reconstruction,
Oxford: Oxford University Press 2007.

B. Heine, T. Kuteva,
The changing languages of Europe,
Oxford: Oxford University Press 2006.

B. Heine,
On reflexive form in creoles,
Lingua, 115 (2005), pp. 201-257.

B. Heine,
The Handbook of Historical Linguistics, ed. R. Janda, B. Joseph, Oxford 2003, pp. 575-601.