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We sat down with author Michael Farmer to discuss his love of maps and map making, the difficulty of making maps of areas as politically disputed as Tibet, the rapid development of infrastructure and housing in the area, as well as the 'Disneyfication' of religious sites.


An interview with Sahiinii L. Veikho, Assistant Professor in the Department of Linguistics at Tetso College, Dimapur affiliated to Nagaland University, India, author of A Grammar of Poumai Naga (Poula).


Tim Bodt, author of Grammar of Duhumbi (Chugpa) talks about his work in Tibet and Bhutan, the immense kindness of the people he has worked with and the importance of immersive fieldwork when studying languages.


Kirill Babaev, author of A Grammar of May, joins us for a discussion about his love for languages and culture and his fieldwork in remote parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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This article in Dutch was first published on Neerlandistiek, an online magazine for Dutch linguistics, literature and language proficiency that publishes daily contributions.


In a discussion with Jingyi Li, Christopher Joby discusses his latest book The Dutch Language in Japan (1600-1900). It is the first book-length account of the knowledge and use of the Dutch language in Tokugawa and Meiji Japan.