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  • Language Politics and Policy in South Asia and the Himalaya with Selma K. ("Sam") Sonntag

    19th Sep 2019 5:30pm at CK Choi Bldg, Room 120

    On September 19th, join the UBC Himalaya Program in welcoming Selma K. (“Sam”) Sonntag to UBC campus for a talk on Language Politics and Policy in South Asia and the Himalaya. This event is Co-Sponsored by the UBC Himalaya Program, UBC Language Sciences, the Centre for India and South Asia Research, the Department of Anthropology,...

  • Book Launch: The Politics of Language Contact in the Himalaya with

    20th Sep 2019 3:00pm at Peter Wall Institute Seminar Room

    Join us for the launch of The Politics of Language Contact in the Himalaya, a volume co-edited by Wall Scholar Mark Turin and Political Scientist Selma K. Sonntag. The launch event, generously hosted by the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies at UBC, will feature introductory comments from editors Selma Sonntag and Mark Turin, a...


Stay tuned for our Winter 2019 Term 1 event schedule!