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Special Panel: Rethinking the world through language: the role of Esperanto in modern Japanese history

August 31

Special Panel: Rethinking the world through language: the role of Esperanto in modern Japanese history

EAJS2017 Conference in Lisbon

Convenor Ian Rapley (Cardiff University)

Discussant Gotelind Mueller-Saini (University of Heidelberg)

Papers:

Joseph Essertier (Nagoya Institute of Technology): Inclusive design in Esperanto and romanisation movements in 1930s Japan
Ian Rapley (Cardiff University): Volap√ľk, Pekesaranpan, Zilengo, & Esperanto: the International languages of Meiji Japan
Joshua Fogel (York University): Why Is Esperanto so popular in Japan?

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