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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Full Title: 14th EAJS International Conference

Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Start Date: 27-Aug-2014 - 30-Aug-2014
Contact: Ronja Meising
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://aas.ff.uni-lj.si/eajs
Meeting Description: We would like to draw your attention to the next 14th EAJS International Conference, in which Section 2: Language and Linguistics will certainly be of high interest to the members of this list.

Section 2: Language and Linguistics


Sven Osterkamp, University of Bochum, Germany
Tomasz Majtczak, Jagiellonian University, Poland

The section “Language and Linguistics” aims to provide a forum for the presentation of research pertaining to the languages of Japan – Japanese, Ryukyuan, Ainu – and related fields of study.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; History of Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Writing Systems
Subject Language: Japanese; Ainu
Subject Language Family: Ryukyuan
LL Issue: 24.4553

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