Otto Zwartjes co-organizer of the 9th International Conference on Missionary Linguistics

otto_zwartjes_8974_el_webJust as with the previous eight editions of the conference, UvA-associate professor Otto Zwartjes (photo, from the UvA-website) is member of the organizing committee of the IX Congreso Internacional de Lingüística Misionera. The conference papers from the first five editions have already been published by John Benjamins (see photo) and are all available at the UvA-Library. missionary linguistics v

To be held at the Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines, from the 15th to the 18th of March 2016, the 9th edition «will examine the observations made by the missionaries on the communicative nuances of languages and their specific usage in particular contexts […] to explore the contributions of missionary linguists in relation to the discipline that at present would have been called pragmatics». See the website of the Ateneo de Manila University for more information.

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