2019年2月27日

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A public and collaborative symposium, the Possibilities and Challenges for Linguistic Studies in the Island Region Symposium, will be held on March 14, 2019

 

【Date】
Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
【Place】
Lecture Room at the Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum
【Sponsoring Projects】
The University of the Ryukyus’ Research Institute for Islands and Sustainability Project, The 2019 University of the Ryukyus President’s PI Project and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science’s Grants-in -Aid for Scientific Research Grant Number 17HO6115, the Comparative and Historical Linguistic Studies of Ryukyu Languages Using a Phylogenetic Linguistic Tree
【Languages】
English and Japanese with simultaneous translation available

【Program】

  • Opening Remarks
  • ≪Lectures≫
  • Masahide Ishihara, University of the Ryukyus
  • Assessing Vitality and Endangerment of the Ryukyuan Languages—Applying Factors of UNESCO (2003)
  • Nana Tohyama, University of the Ryukyus
  • Ryukyuan Languages as Endangered and Creating Audio Texts
  • Shigehisa Karimata, University of the Ryukyus
  • The Possibilities of Phylogenetic Tree Studies in Ryukyuan Languages Research
  • Nicholas Evans(Australian National University)
  • A fragile archipelago of worlds : what endangered languages have to tell us
  • ≪Discussion≫
  • Discussion led by commentator Toshiki Osada of the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

 

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