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Reminder – Deadline Monday 30 November: Call for Papers “Language Learning and Ethnographic Fieldwork”

University of Glasgow, Scotland 11-12 April 2016 For many researchers, learning a new language or working in a second or additional language is a crucial aspect of carrying out ethnographic fieldwork. Language learning and ‘competence’ affect all aspects of our … Continue reading

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Learning Arabic in Cairo

Keith Hammond reflects on his experience of learning Arabic in Cairo. Written from the Roma Hotel, Cairo on 26th October 2014. The Arab world has an incredible history of learning.  It begins in the Madrasa.  Language has been central in … Continue reading

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Why are you studying Arabic?

Maria Grazia Imperiale – University of Glasgow 28 August 2014  (Download post here: Why are you studying Arabic?) It has been a month I am in Alexandria (Egypt), or al-Iskandaryah in Arabic, or Alex in the slang used by young cool … Continue reading

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