Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Nepal's endangered languages on Radio 4

Dr Mark Turin will present a three-part series on BBC Radio 4 on themes of language diversity, endangerment and policy that starts next week. The first episode, recorded in Nepal over the summer, airs from 11:00-11:30am GMT on Monday, 3 December, 2012.

Alongside analogue and digital radio transmission in the UK, the programme will be streamed live online: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/

The series has its own set of web pages on the BBC site: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01p6zpl

Episodes two and three will cover the linguistic landscape of South Africa and New York City, and will be aired 11:00-11:30am on Monday 10 and Monday 17 December respectively. The programmes will be archived as podcasts by BBC Radio 4.

For more information on Dr Mark Turin, see:  http://markturin.commons.yale.edu/

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