People

 

Former Assistants
Michael Schwarzenbachworked as an assistant at the Phonogram Archives from 2009 to 2014. During this period he organized two exhibitions for and with the Phonogram Archives: the 100-year anniversary exhibition of the Phonogram Archives in the atrium of the main building of the University of Zurich in 2009 and the very successful annual exhibition "Sapperlot!" of the National Library in Bern in 2012. He also redacted the Italian part of the publication "Voices of Switzerland", which was published by the Phonogram Archives with Huber Verlag Frauenfeld in 2012. He is currently working as an assistant to Prof. Tatiana Crivelli at the Department of Italian Literature at the University of Zurich.
Susanne Oberholzerworked as an assistant at the Phonogram Archives in 2009. She now writes a doctoral thesis with Prof. Dr. Dürscheid on the use of standard language and dialect in the public context.
Dr. Nadia Nocchiworked between 2005 and 2008 as a research assistant at the Phonogram Archives. Her dissertation dealt with the phonetics and phonology of labiovelars in three Tuscan varieties.
Roman Siggworked at the Phonogram Archives as a research assistant between 2002 and 2008. He is now the chief archivist of the municipal archives of Stein am Rhein (SH).
Thomas Gamderworked between 1998 and 2004 as a research assistant at the Phonogram Archives and he edited the earliest recordings of the Archives together with Jürg Fleischer. He now serves as secretary of the Walser Association, Graubünden,and he is a collaborator of a National Science Foundation project on the three languages ​​of the Grisons. In addition, he is working on his dissertation on onomastics in the Knonau District.
Prof. Dr. Jürg Fleischerworked as a research assistant at the Phonogram Archives between 1998 and 2002. Since October 2007, Jürg Fleischer holds the chair of Modern German Language Historyat the Philipps University in Marburg.
Prof. Dr. Beat Siebenhaarworked as a research assistant at the Phonogram Archives from 1992 until 1998. He worked together with Fredi Stähelion the publication on the dialect situation in the city of Bern. Since spring 2008, Beat Siebenhaar is Professor of Variational Linguistics at the University of Leipzig. He is interested in dialectology and variation linguistics, with a special focus on instrumental phonetics and speech synthesis.