New article in #histlx: "REBECCA POSNER (17 August 1929–19 July 2018)" by Wendy Ayres-Bennett
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New article in #histlx: "Munich works: German perspectives on the history of language learning and teaching" by Tim Giesler
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#grammaticalization clines: a brief conceptual history by @vonderMarch
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Language rules? Languages, standards and linguistic inequality: multilingualism and variation in education, law and citizenship.
Registration for the Language Rules event is now open – register before March 8th to secure the Early Bird rate: https://t.co/kOEIRIPNj6

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The Poor Man of Nippur – World’s first film in Babylonian

6 December 2018

“The Poor Man of Nippur” is a c. 3,000 year-old comic folk tale in Babylonian language. The main manuscript is a clay tablet from 701 BC found at the site of Sultantepe, in South-East Turkey. Recounted by a third-party narrator, it tells the story of the three-fold revenge which Gimil-Ninurta wreaks on the local Mayor
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