Friday, March 12, 2010

Fr. Pratap Naik to present ""Contribution of Missionaries to Konknni Linguistics" paper at Tokyo Conference

"Contribution of Missionaries to Konknni Linguistics"

Dr. Pratap Naik, S.J. the Director of Thomas Stephens Konknni Kendr has been invited by the Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan to attend the Missionary Linguistics Conference to be held from 16 to 19 March 2010 at Tokyo.

Pratap Naik is one of the eleven international scholars who have been invited to attend the conference and present the paper. Pratap Naik will read a paper on "Contribution of Missionaries to Konknni Linguistics".

In 2006 Pratap Naik was invited by the Sophia University, Tokyo to attend an international colloquium and he presented a paper on "The Contribution of the Jesuits to education and the Konknni Language in Goa (1542-1759).

"Ancy S DSouza Paladka"


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