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· December, 2008

Stories about Language from December, 2008

2008: A turbulent year for South Asia

Looking back on the events that rocked South Asia in the year 2008 we see that terrorism took the center stage in many places in this region. This was also...

Gaza/Sderot: Israel and Palestine together on video

The Gaza/Sderot: Life in Spite of Everything Project is one of the prime examples of the variety of ways a bridge between different cultures and world-views can be created through...

UAE: On being white and speaking Urdu

Russia: Patriarch; Yoshkar-Ola; Stalin's Legacy; Protests

Pakistan: Love Of Arabian Language

India: The voices of Bangalore

Welcome, Global Voices in Serbian

Today, I am honored to announce that Global Voices in Serbian has officially launched, alongside our many other proud Lingua websites. The key initiator of Global Voices in Serbian is...

Azerbaijan: Linguistic University Recollections

Eman Hashim blogs against Berlitz Egypt

Has corruption tarnished Berlitz Egypt's reputation? Egyptian blogger Eman Hashim wrote on facebook and on her blog wondering how come her students received their grades and certificates when she never...

China: Mapping the hurt feelings of the Chinese people

Philippines: Kumusta or How Are You

Translation and Literature in the Philippines

Central & Eastern Europe: Trademark on ;-) and Other Internet News

Below is a selection of recent posts by bloggers from around Central and Eastern Europe on social networking, participatory media, online activism and other related issues.

South Korea: Translating Mountain Rose

Poland: Climate, History, Holidays

Cyprus: Banning Turkish Placenames in GPS Systems

Russia, China: Slang Dictionary

Japan: “Change”, the ideogram of 2008

Jamaica: Speaking Patois

Bahrain: Special Shaikh Sooka?

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