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The Association of Written Language and Literacy’s twelfth gathering (AWLL12), organized in conjunction with the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge, will focus on the wealth of diversity within the world’s historical and contemporary writing systems. The conference sets out to offer an opportunity for exchange between a wide range of scholars interested in writing systems and written language, in order to foster greater mutual understanding of their multiple perspectives on the typological, structural, historical, sociocultural, technological, and individual variety present within writing systems.
FECHA / DATE/DATA : 26-27-28/03/2019
LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge (Cambridge, England)
ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Robert Crellin; Anna Judson (University of Cambridge, U.K.)
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Sonali Nag, University of Oxford (Research interests: literacy and language development and the relationship between writing systems and learning, particularly in South and South-East Asian languages).
Kathryn Piquette, University College London (Research interests: Egyptian and Near Eastern writing and art, and the development and application of advanced imaging techniques for the elucidation of ‘visual’ culture from the wider ancient world and beyond).