Experts discuss conservation of endangered languages

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Experts discuss conservation of endangered languages

Thursday, 03 March 2022 | Staff Reporter | BILASPUR

An international dialogue series on 'Protection of Endangered Languages in India' was organized by the Center for Endangered Languages of the Guru Ghasidas University in February.

Professor John Petersen, Professor of German Linguistics, Department of German Linguistics, Kiel University, was the distinguished speaker. 

Professor Peterson, while discussing in detail about the method of conservation of endangered languages, gave a detailed presentation of the documentation work done on the ‘Turi’ dialect spoken in Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and West Bengal which is now on the verge of extinction.

The Presidential address was given by Vice-Chancellor Prof. Alok Kumar Chakrawal.

Four distinguished speakers were invited in this international dialogue series including Dr. Rabindranath Sharma, Department of Tribal Studies, Jharkhand

 Central University, Ranchi, Professor Prasannanshu of English Department of National Law University, Dr. Netra Paudiyal of Humboldt Foundation  and Professor John Peterson.

Teachers, research scholars and students from various universities of the country and abroad participated.

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