Biography

FEDERICO GOBBO (1974) is full professor by special appointment (in Dutch: bijzonder Hoogleraar) at the University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands) with a course in Interlinguistics and Esperanto and teaching fellow at the University of Turin (Italy) with a course in Language Planning and Planned Languages. He has been Visiting Professor at the University of Turin in Italy and at the Nanjing University in China. He participated in the EU-7FP funded project MIME (Mobility and Inclusion in a Multilingual Europe) at the University of Milano-Bicocca.

He got his PhD in Computer Science, defended in 2009 at the University of Insubria (Varese-Como, Italy), with a dissertation on constructive adpositional grammars (CxAdGrams).

His main research interests are: Language Policy and Planning, Interlinguistics, Esperanto Studies, Constructive Linguistics, Adpositional Argumentation. He has published several papers and contributions in many languages.