About Elizabeth Henning
Elizabeth Henning holds a chair in Educational Linguistics and directs research programmes in the UJ Institute for Childhood Education on the UJ Soweto campus. For most of the time she researches what interests her most - how children build concepts of their world and how they use language to do this. She is a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association. In her 'youth' she had a postdoc position with the National Academy of Education in the US. Currently she is reading the diaries of Victor Klemperer about his life in Dresden in the years before and during WWII.