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Hong Kong Dialects

Dr Cathryn Donohue has been working with local communities in her Fieldtrip courses. The degree of language loss in these […]

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Linguistics for impact Talking Brains the Exhibition
- Prof Umberto Ansaldo

Tue 28 Feb 2017, 4:00 pm
Drake Gallery, University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU, 90 Bonham Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

In this talk I offer a virtual preview of the exhibition Talking Brains, set to open to the public in […]

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Numeral Systems of the World’s Languages
- Eugene Chan

Thu 02 Mar 2017, 4:00 pm
Room 4.04, 4/F Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

It is predicted that only half of the world’s 7000 or so languages will survive in the next century. As […]

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