What can we do about reviving languages and why it matters

Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann is the is Chair of Linguistics and Endangered Languages at the University of Adelaide and is the world’s expert in language revival. Recently he has published a book titled Revivalistics:  From the Genesis of Israeli to Language Reclamation in Australia and Beyond.   

To celebrate the release of this new book, The Learning Cog spoke to Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann about what inspired his love for revivalistics, how the events of 2020 will impact language revival and what needs to be done to stop languages from becoming extinct.

Read the full Learning Cog blog article 

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