Bjarne Simmelkjær Sandgaard Hansen

Bjarne Simmelkjær Sandgaard Hansen

Postdoc

VOCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Postdoctoral fellow
Nov. 2017 - Oct. 2019
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Subproject of The Middle Danish language in the light of a modern theory of grammaticalisation dealing with morphosyntactic changes in Middle Danish.

Teacher of Danish for foreigners
Jun. 2016 - Oct. 2017
NSI Sprog- og Integrationscenter, Næstved, Denmark
Assignments: Teaching Danish to foreigners, testing, developping new teaching materials, leading projects on online and blended learning etc.

Postdoctoral fellow
Jul. 2014 - Jun. 2016
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Project title: Gender, kinship and life phases in Old Germanic society (subproject of Individual, kin and family in prehistoric Europe - what words can tell).

External lecturer
Mar. 2014 - Jun. 2014
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Assignments: Teaching a course on Gothic.

Ph.D. fellow
Sep. 2010 - Mar. 2014
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Project title: Archaisms and innovations: four interconnected studies on Germanic historical phonology and morphology.

Research assistant
Jul. 2009 - Aug. 2010
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Assignments: Research, dissemination, and administration at the research centre Roots of Europe - Language, Culture, and Migrations.

Student assistant
Jul. 2008 - Jun. 2009
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Assignments: Project secretary of the research centre Roots of Europe - Language, Culture, and Migrations.

Tourist guide and ticket vendor 
Mar. 2008 - Jun. 2008
DFDS Canal Tours A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark
Assignments: Tourist guiding in Danish, English, German, French, and Swedish at the Copenhagen harbour and canal tours; administrative database tasks in addition.

Secretary of SPS (special paedagogical support)
Sep. 2007 - Jun. 2008
Bruger- og hjælperformidlingen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Assignments: Special tuition of a student of Indo-European Linguistics with special needs.

Freelance teacher of Danish
Jan. 2007 -
Aktivt Språk, Malmö, Sweden
Assignments: Teaching Danish language and culture, with Swedes and Germans constituting the greatest number of course attendants; lessons for individuals as well as for groups.

Student assistant
Jan. 2007 - Feb. 2008
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Assignments: Digitalisation of the book stock at the former Library of Linguistics, University of Copenhagen.

Tutor
Aug. 2004 - Jun. 2005
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Assignments: General, introductory, and professional guidance of first-year students of General and Indo-European Linguistics at the University of Copenhagen.


EDUCATION

Ph.D. programme at the Faculty of Humanities
Sep. 2010 - Apr. 2014
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Academic degree: Ph.D. (Jun. 2014).

Indo-European Linguistics
Sep. 2003 - Jun. 2009
University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Academic degrees: Mag.art./MA (Jun. 2009) and BA (Jul. 2006). 

Swedish and Icelandic
Sep. 2005 - Jun. 2006
Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Description: Degree courses of 60 ECTS points altogether in Icelandic and in Swedish for international students; these courses constitute the mandatory elective element of my Danish bachelor's degree programme.


OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Nomination for 'Årets Harald'
Jun. 2015
Description: Nominated for the prize for the best lteacher of the year at the University of Copenhagen.

University of Copenhagen's gold medal for price dissertation
Nov. 2007
Description: Entry of a price dissertation issued by the University of Copenhagen on the subject of Proto-Germanic phonology (Nov. 2005 - Jan. 2007). The entry was awarded with the university's gold medal.
Title of the price dissertation: Protoindoeuropæiske laryngaler i germansk - en oversigt over laryngalernes udvikling fra protoindoeuropæisk til protogermansk.

Knowledge of languages

Danish
- Mother tongue

English
- Fluent, orally as well as in reading/writing

German
- Almost fluent, orally as well as in reading/writing

French
- Decent proficiency in reading and writing; oral proficiency only rudimentary

Swedish
- Fluent, orally as well as in reading/writing

Norwegian
- Decent receptive proficiency, orally as well as in reading

Icelandic
- Decent proficiency in reading and writing; oral proficiency only rudimentary

Elfdalian
- Decent proficiency in reading and writing

Ancient Indo-European languages (Latin, Ancient Greek, Gothic, Old Norse, Old High German, Old Saxon, Old English, Old Frisian, Sanskrit/Old Indic, Avestan/Old Iranian, Old Irish, Hittite etc.)
- Decent proficiency in reading

Education

Ph.D.

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