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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Rooms 8 & 9, Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies
Event date: 
Thursday, 23 May, 2019 - 14:00 to 17:00
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Panel on “Multilingualism in Asia”

2pm: Welcome and Introduction

2.05 Vincenzo Vergiani: “Sanskrit: the making of a cosmopolitan language”

2.25 Imre Galambos: “Chinese primers beyond the frontier: Translation and adaptation along the Silk Road”

2.45 Laura Moretti: Negotiating languages on the printed page: the case of early-modern Japan.

3pm Tea break

3.30 Boping Yuan: “Acquisition of Chinese: Bilingualism and Multilingualism”

3.50 Geoffrey Khan: “Multilingualism and language contact in Western Asia”

4.10 Discussion with the panellists and the audience

5pm Ends

Details of previous year's Faculty Research Days