Monthly Archives: June 2012

Google’s next mission: Save dying languages

Obscure tongues like Arogonese and Navajo are just a few generations away from disappearing. Enter Google, which aims to preserve them digitally

By some estimates, about half of the world’s languages could disappear by the end of this century. And that’s why Google’s philanthropic arm, Google.org, is launching a new initiative called the Endangered Languages Project, which aims to digitally archive the world’s lesser-known tongues Continue reading

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Summer School of Mari Language and Culture

Yoshkar-Ola, Republic of Mari El, Russian Federation. July 2–22, 2012.

Mari State University is happy to announce the annual Summer School of Mari Language and Culture organized by the Institute of Finno-Ugric Studies and the International Office of Mari State University. The Summer School will take place in Yoshkar-Ola, capital of the Republic of Mari El, on July 02-July 22, 2012. As we have a long teaching experience our students Continue reading

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