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«Romansh – a Global Language»

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The exhibition provides an exciting insight into the past and present of a Swiss national language and the Graubünden cantonal language.

Description

Date
04.04.2024 to 10.07.2024
on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Price
Admission is free, registration is requested.
Ort
Graubünden Cantonal Library

Why is Romansh called Romansh in Switzerland?

Why and when did five written languages for the five Romance idioms emerge?

Why has the common written language Rumantsch Grischun only been around for four decades?

What does a language need to survive?

How did a Romanesque song save the Greina from flooding?

Also Did James Joyce speak Romansh?

Answers to these and other questions are provided by the exhibition "Romansh – a Global Language". From 4 April to 20 July 2024, the Cantonal Library of the Grisons will be showing familiar, unknown and surprising facts about Romansh in relation to other languages. The exhibition provides an exciting insight into the past and present of a Swiss national language and the Graubünden cantonal language. The exhibition is curated by Chasper Pult, Romance scholar and cultural mediator.

Veranstaltungsort

Graubünden Cantonal Library

Karlihofplatz, 7000 Chur

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