Lecture entitled "Cypriot dialect or Cypriot language?"

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The Cyprus Institute of Public Relations organizes a lecture on the very interesting topic: Cypriot dialect or Cypriot language? The event will take place on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 6.30 p.m. in the event hall of the Cyprus Electricity Authority (at the exit of Nicosia despite the Good Evening lights).

Event Schedule:

1. Performance of Honorary Diploma to the academic Dr. N. Nikoli and Dr. M. Komodromo.
2. A brief historical review of the languages ​​spoken in Cyprus from antiquity until today - Michalis Konstantinou, President of the Institute of Public Relations.
3. Presentation by Dr. Xeni, Associate Professor, University of Cyprus:
• The language situation in Cyprus today:
unofficial Cypriot dialect and official modern Greek common.
• Recent informal and formal efforts
upgrading the Cypriot dialect to the detriment of the common: Linguistic work, educational system.
• The ideological / nationalist project of Cypriotism.
• Critical attitude.

The lecture is open to the public and certificates of attendance will be given to those who participate.