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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: Workshop on the Languages of Papua 3

Short Title: WLP3
Location: Manokwari, West Papua, Indonesia
Start Date: 20-Jan-2014 - 24-Jan-2014
Contact: David Gil
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Meeting URL: http://wwwstaff.eva.mpg.de/~gil/wlp/3/
Meeting Description: We are pleased to announce the Workshop on the Languages of Papua 3, to be held in Manokwari, West Papua, Indonesia, from January 20-24, 2014. More information will be made available on our website: http://wwwstaff.eva.mpg.de/~gil/wlp/3/.
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.2494

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