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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: 2nd Nuba Mountain Languages Conference

Short Title: NMLC
Location: Paris, France
Start Date: 28-Aug-2014 - 30-Aug-2014
Contact: Nicolas Quint
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Meeting URL: http://nmlc2.sciencesconf.org/
Meeting Description: We are pleased to invite you to participate to the 2nd Nuba Mountain Languages Conference to be held in Paris, in August 28-30 2014. The conference strives to provide meaningful coverage on current trends on all aspects of Nuba Mountain languages. It will focus on descriptive linguistics, comparative linguistics and anthropology.
Linguistic Subfield: Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Typology
Subject Language Family: Niger-Congo; Nilo-Saharan
LL Issue: 25.59

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