Annual Buchanan Lecture

A list of the most recent Buchanan Lectures held at the University of Liverpool
Professor Wim Jansen currently holds the position of Buchanan Lecturer

2016 October 20th. 5th Buchanan lecture, University of Liverpool
Professor Sabine Fiedler: 'Phraseology as a Mirror of Culture – A Survey with Examples in Esperanto, English and German.'
Short epilogue from the Buchanan Lecturer, Professor Wim Jansen: - 'Esperanto, a gateway to lesser known cultures. Uncovering the phraseological wealth of Basque.' 
Amusing proverb!
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2015 October 22nd. 4th Buchanan lecture, University of Liverpool
Dr Angela Tellier: 'W. E. Collinson: German, Esperanto and Interlinguistics at the University of Liverpool'
Dr Paul Gubbins 'An introduction to original Esperanto Literature' (foretaste of the Buchanan Masterclass, March 2016).

2013 October 17th. 3rd Buchanan lecture, University of Liverpool
Special event: A Taste of Esperanto (foretaste of the Buchanan Masterclass, March 2014).
Professor Wim Jansen (main speaker): 'Language degradation, obsolescence, death, revitalization: How can we reverse the trend?'

2012 April 25th. 2nd Buchanan lecture, University of Liverpool
Professor Wim Jansen: 'Basque and Esperanto: what we can learn from comparing the incomparable'.

2009 November 19th. 1st Buchanan lecture, University of Liverpool
Professor Wim Jansen: ' "Our language" - Why language users identify with a language: the case of Esperanto'.

Abstract Buchanan Lecture 2016.pdf51.92 KB
Amusing proverb.pdf297.91 KB
Poster Buchanan lecture 2016.pdf393.72 KB