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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: Special Session on Archiving and Visualisation of Intangible Heritage

Short Title: NODEM 2012 Hong Kong
Location: Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Start Date: 03-Dec-2012 - 05-Dec-2012
Contact: Bee Chin Ng
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Meeting URL: http://www.nodem.org/conferences/hong-kong-2012/special-session-1/
Meeting Description: A special session will be held as part of NODEM 2012 Hong Kong, organised by DIHA (Digital Intangible Heritage in Asia).

The aim of this special session is to provide a platform for culture heritage researchers, museum curators, educators, digital media specialists, linguists, designers and others in these related industries to present the challenges in their respective fields with a view to promote opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. We believe that collaboration at this level will spark major breakthroughs in highlighting awareness of intangible heritage in Asia.
Linguistic Subfield: Anthropological Linguistics; Discipline of Linguistics; Language Documentation
LL Issue: 23.3212

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