The project is based at the Afrika-Asien-Institut of the University of Hamburg and is conducted by an interdisciplinary team of researchers from Ethiopia, Germany and Italy.

Dr. Graziano Savà (formerly LLACAN, Villejuif, France, since 2016 University of Naples “l’Orientale”): main-applicant, linguistic research on both Bayso and Haro

Prof. Dr. Mechthild Reh (University of Hamburg): co-applicant, supervisor

Dr. Susanne Epple, (formerly Addis Ababa University, since 2015 Frobenius Institute, Goethe University of Frankfurt): anthropological research on Bayso

Lemi Kebebew Gnarie (Addis Ababa University): PhD candidate, linguistic research on Bayso

Fabienne Braukmann (University of Hamburg/Cologne): PhD candidate, anthropological research on Haro

Endashaw Woldemichael Jima (Addis Ababa University): PhD candidate, linguistic research on Haro

We are grateful for the support of our numerous Bayso and Haro consultants as well as the linguistic assistance of Abdissa Baalamo, Nigatu Dubale, and Alexander Curtis!

Graziano Savà on the boat to the Gidiccho Island

Fabienne Braukmann, Lemi Kebebew, Endashaw Woldemichael, Abdissa Baalamo

Lemi Kebebew and Dr. Susanne Epple with their host family