CREWS is hosting a fun event for adults as part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas on Friday (19th Oct, 7-9pm, Faculty of Classics) - come along and try your hand at some ancient writing systems! https://t.co/jEE8DiUXLd

Announcing Call for Papers:
Constructing the ‘Public Intellectual’ in the Premodern World
https://t.co/VQyC8UTXqx
A 2-day conference co-hosted by Genealogies of Knowledge; Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology; and CTIS, Manchester Uni.
Manchester, 5-6 Sep 2019

Now published! Edited by @McLellandNicola and @RichardSmithELT, the three- volume set _The History of Language Learning and Teaching_ Overall introduction freely downloadable, and contents pages here: https://t.co/M4YB2qY2tv Ask your library to purchase!

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My colleague Antonia Ruppel (author of the Cambridge Introduction to Sanskrit) has launched a new website for anyone interested in learning Sanskrit, with lots of information and resources, links for a free online course and a new blog. Do check it out! https://t.co/AWNtUHrNIH

This seventeenth-century French-Iroquois dictionary by the Jesuit Pierre-Joseph Marie Chaumonot in the archive of @mcqorg shows striking traces of later use, such as this drawing of a mythical animal to cover up for an ink stain! #research #bookhistory #twitterstorians

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Language & History aims to promote the study of the history of all branches of linguistic thought, theoretical and applied, and including non-European traditions.

Language & History

Its fields of interest include the history both of the major subject areas of linguistics and also more specialised topics, such as writing systems, literacy, rhetoric, and the application of linguistic ideas within professional and technical fields.

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