Category Archives: Portugees

Ten years of ROLD Revitalizing Older Linguistic Documentation

ROLD, one of ACLC’s (Amsterdam Centre for Language and Communication) research groups, is celebrating its ten years of existence with an international colloquium and a book exhibition, the latter expected from November 21st to December 2nd in the Nina van … Continue reading

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Otto Zwartjes’ seminars abroad

At the seminar Persistence of the Indigenous myths and religions during the Christianisation of Latin America – organized on last May 11th at the Arctic University of Norway (Tromso) – UvA-associate professor Otto Zwartjes gave a contribution titled Portuguese missionary … Continue reading

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Missionary dictionaries: Otto Zwartjes at Conference “The Portuguese language in the early modern world”

The international conference The space of languages: the Portuguese language in the early modern world (15th-17th centuries) will take place from 17th to 19th february at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (check … Continue reading

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

Just 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 … Continue reading

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The Orient in translation: Otto Zwartjes in Lisbon

UvA-associate professor Otto Zwartjes will contribute to a three-day congress in Lisbon, on November 26-28th, with a lecture entitled «The missionaries’ contribution of Portuguese colonial linguistic documentation to translation studies: the case of Japan and Vietnam». The congress The Orient … Continue reading

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Maak kennis met het werk van de net overleden Portugese schrijver Tavares Rodrigues

Urbano Tavares Rodrigues, die vorige week op  89-jarige leeftijd is overleden, was een van de belangrijkste figuren van de twintigste eeuw in Portugal en stond bekend als een fervent voorvechter van de democratie. Journalist Tavares Rodrigues werd op 8 december 1923 in Lissabon geboren … Continue reading

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Lezing: Fernando Pessoa and western esotericism

Op 7 december organiseert de ICG/ASCA Research Group Religious Dynamics and Cultural Diversity een lezing over Pessoa.  Dr. Marco Pasi  zal spreken over Fernando Pessoa and Western Esotericism. Fernando Pessoa, die bij leven vooral in eigen land geëerd was, kreeg … Continue reading

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