Endangered Languages Week 2011: Peter Austin Interview Tue, 2011-06-07 19:08
Armando Conte speaks with Peter Austin – a Professor of Linguistics at SOAS and Director of the Endangered Languages programme. They discuss factors which contribute to language endangerment and movements which have been taken to preserve languages in crisis. This includes an example of the decline of Esperanto. Also Professor Austin gives a helpful outline of the objectives of the Endangered Languages project.