Centre for Languages and Literature

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University


I am currently Senior Lecturer in Chinese at the Centre for Languages and Literature here at Lund University.

My research interests include: Chinese language and history, Dungan language and culture, Arabic, Islam; linguistics, rhetoric, conceptual history; natural language processing, computer linguistics; translation, translingual practice; ontologies, classification; second language acquisition; key concepts, key words.

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I also like to play the East Asian board game Go 碁 (igo 囲碁, wéiqí 圍棋, baduk 바둑) and dance tango.


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Ivo Spira

Senior Lecturer
Chinese Studies
Centre for Languages and Literature

Contact information

E-mail ivo.spiraostas.luse

Visiting address Helgonabacken 12, Lund

Postal address Box 201, 221 00 Lund

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