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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: 8th International Conference on Missionary Linguistics
Short Title: ICML
Location: Lima, Peru
Start Date: 25-Mar-2014 - 28-Mar-2014
Contact: Otto Zwartjes
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Meeting URL: http://congreso.pucp.edu.pe/linguistica-misionera/
Meeting Description: The 8th International Congress on Missionary Linguistics will be held from March 25 to 28, 2014, at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, in Lima, Peru. On this occasion, the topic of the meeting will be ‘Efforts towards the normalization and codification of Amerindian languages in the context of Colonial evangelization (16th and 17th centuries)’.

El VIII Congreso Internacional de Lingüística Misionera tendrá lugar en la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, entre el 25 y el 28 de marzo de 2014. En esta oportunidad, el tema de la reunión será ‘Esfuerzos de normalización y codificación de las lenguas indoamericanas en el contexto de la evangelización del periodo colonial (siglos XVI y XVII)’.
Linguistic Subfield: Anthropological Linguistics; Historical Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.1635

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