Introduction to Hindi through Kabir Poetry – Speak Dates 2021 Online Event, April 17-18

Introduction to Hindi through Kabir Poetry

Sunday 18 April 2021, time 16.00 – 16.20
Free participation with registration at the link HERE

In the context of the online events Speak Dates 2021 organized by the Foreign Language Teaching Center of EKPA, the professor of Indian languages Dimitriοs Vassiliadis will present the evolution of the Hindi language and script over the course of time from the kharosthi and the Hindustani to modern Hindi.

The differences we encounter in Kabir’s language and style will be pointed out through representative couplets (doha-s) and a poem.

Kabir was a leading Hindustani poet of the 15th century and his poems continue to be extremely popular in India today. Many of them have been translated into Greek and other languages and are often sung in Indian films.

SPEAK DATES 2021 – Get to know the language you always wanted to learn in just 15 minutes

The Foreign Language Teaching Center of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the European Commission invite you to participate in the online event Speak Dates 2021, on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 April.

Teachers of the Foreign Language School will present, through the zoom platform, fascinating aspects of the culture of each language. From Danish hip hop to Portuguese pastries de nata and from Korean art to French theater and Spanish flamenco. A total of 20 Speak Date themes will be presented.

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