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Unlocking with the Rosetta

When Pierre-François Bouchard’s men discovered the ancient stone slab that would change the world on July 19, 1799, they weren’t on an archaeological dig. (See more)

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On the outskirts of Upington, in South Africa’s Northern Cape, there lives a queen. The queen is elderly and when she dies it may not just be she who is gone (See more)

Is Chinese Esperanto Dying, we ask.

It’s probably difficult nowadays to picture a Shanghai where Esperanto is spoken in lieu of Mandarin Chinese, but that was a future that some Chinese radicals (See more)

Deciphering Ancient Minoan

The mythological history of the Greek island Crete goes back pretty far — one of its earliest kings was supposedly the son of the gods Zeus and Europa. King Minos (See more)

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JALA Journal Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2021, pulished

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CALA 2021 conference to be hosted at University of The Philippines Dilliman.

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THE CALA 2019

January 23-26, 2019
Paññāsāstra University, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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THE CALA 2020

February 5-8, 2020
University Putra Malaysia, Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia

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THE CALA 2022

November 2-5, 2022
University of The Philippines Diliman, Diliman, The Philippines

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THE COMELA 2022

July 19-23, 2023
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

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THE AFALA 2022

October 19-22, 2022
The University of Nairobi, Nairobi,

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