Happy Holidays!

Dear Friend, The past year has been a particularly busy and successful year for the Esperantic Studies Foundation. This year, our North American Esperanto Institute (NASK) was extremely well attended; we were significant contributors of scholarships to the Adam Mickiewicz University graduate program in Esperanto and Interlinguistics (Poznan); and we …

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Detlev Blanke (1941-2016)

Dr. Detlev Blanke, one of the most renowned contemporary scholars in the field of interlinguistics, and long-time ESF partner, died in Berlin on August 20th. Blanke was born May 30th, 1941. In 1957 he taught himself Esperanto. He received his Ph. D. in 1976 with a dissertation comparing word creation …

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Paul Gubbins: Tribute

ESF notes, with deepest regret, the passing of Paul Gubbins, beloved professor in ESF’s North American Summer Courses, author of the screenplay for Pasporto al la Tuta Mondo, the Esperanto television course for which ESF provided partial support, and well-known figure in the Esperanto movement, particularly as editor of the …

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Lernu.net: new and improved!

The team of lernu.net is happy to announce the full relaunch of the site. The new lernu.net has an interesting new Esperanto course with hundreds of exercises, illustrations and a large searchable library. The site has been fully modernized and is compatible with new browsers and web technologies which didn’t exist …

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