41st Esperanto Studies Conference, 2018

41st Esperanto Studies Conference, 2018 ~ Lisbon

A tribute to the life and work of Detlev Blanke (1941-2016)

Location: Hall of the Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Date: August 2nd, 2018, from 09:00 to 12:00 and from 12:45 to 15:15
Organiser: Orlando Raola


09.00 – 09.15: Welcome and Introduction
Orlando Raola

09:15 – 10:00: Detlev Blanke (1941-2016): A lifetime for interlinguistics and Esperanto studies
Sabine Fiedler

10:00 – 10:45: Detlev Blanke in the framework of the Esperanto movement’s East-West relations in Europe: Personal considerations
Humphrey Tonkin

11:15 – 11:35: Contributions of Dr Blanke to the success of Esperanto in Cuba
Alberto Fernández-Calienes Barrios

11:35 – 12:00: Detlev Blanke as Esperanto activist
Ulrich Lins

12:45 – 13:15: The subtext of ‘neutrality’: The Dreyfus affair and the Esperanto movement
Patience Haggin

13:15 – 13:45: “[…] a slim core of Esperanto roots […] and a huge periphery of (English) borrowings?” – Is Esperanto becoming more and more English?
Sabine Fiedler

13:45 – 14:15: Origin, development and future of the Historia Vortaro de Esperanto
Gonçalo Neves

14:15 – 14:45: The demographics of Esperanto
Amri Wandel

14:45 – 15:15: Better than a human being? Esperanto and transhumanism
Javier Alcalde

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