Interview on Uyghur language in Global Voices

Recently, in anticipation of World Mother Language Day, I spoke with Filip Noubel of Global Voices about my interactions with a group of Uyghur linguists, translators, and language enthusiasts in 2014-16, and how those interactions shed light on language activism intended to modernize the Uyghur language while also “purifying” it of Chinese influence.

Screenshot from Global Voices

Read the interview HERE.

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