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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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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New video about CUNY Esperanto Course

Thanks to a grant from ESF, 12 highly-motivated students from Macaulay Honors College of CUNY (City University of New York) were able to participate in a five-week Esperanto course in summer 2015. Director Sam Green (The Universal Language) has made a short video about the course. The video may be …

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Another successful year for ESF

We are coming to the end of another successful year for ESF, the Esperantic Studies Foundation.  Among the numerous activities and organizations supported by ESF, directly or indirectly, were the North American Esperanto Institute (NASK), the web-based program for learning Esperanto Lernu.net, the annual symposium at the United Nations on language and …

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AMU Poznan relaunched for 2015-2016!

Last year ESF launched the campaign “AMU Poznanon” to find additional funding for the Interlinguistic Study Program in Poznan (Poland) at the Adam Mickiewicz University (AMU). ESF has been a long-time supporter of this three year graduate program in the prestigious and second largest university in Poland, and the purpose …

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