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The 8th Linguisitc Seminar: Language in Palestine -- Geopolitical Research on the Background of Racial Disputes

2009-6-28 (Sun) 1:30 p.m. -

Date & Time: June 28, 1:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

In this seminar, Yakov M. Rabkin, a famous Jewish professor now visiting Japan, will deliver a speech on linguistic problems in the geographical region of Palestine due to linguistic problems which arose in Jewish society during the Diaspora.
The seminar is open to the public and individuals interested in the topic are welcome.
Note: This seminar is in English. Regretfully no translation service is available.

Lecturer: Prof. Yakov M. Rabkin (Universite de Montreal, Departement d'histoire)
Lecture title: The History of Israel's Lingua Franca and its Sequels

Background information on the lecturer:
He is a professor at Universite de Montreal. Born in Leningrad. His specialty is the history of science.
He teaches history and international relations at Universite de Montreal, Canada.
Major books:
• Au nom de la Torah une histoire de l'opposition juive au sionisme (Quebec : Presses de l'Universite Laval, 2004)
Diffusion of New Technologies in Post-Communist World (Dodrecht: Kluwer, 1997 (dir.))
• Interaction of Scientific and Jewish Cultures in Modern Times (New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 1995 (dir., avec Ira Robinson))
• Science Between the Superpowers (New York, Priority Press, 1988)


Sponsor: Palestine Language and Culture Research Group, Lingua-Culture Contextual Studies in Ethnic Conflicts of the World Project, Research Institute for World Languates, Osaka University
Venue: Room #602, Senri Life Science Center Building. Click here for details.
For more information, contact: “LiCCOSEC Project” Administration Bureau, Research Institute for World Languages, Osaka University


Date: 2009-6-28 (Sun) 1:30 p.m. -

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