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Wikis Awaken Local Languages

From Asia Views, April 2, 2018… Once scoffing at Wikipedia, academics are slowly entertaining the idea that crowd-sourced knowledge might be a useful starting point for serious research as Wikipedia and other crowd-source platforms have “metamorphosed from gangly cultural interloper(s) into the de facto reference work of first resort.” Recent work by the Spatial History Project at Stanford[…]


Fred Eiseman Works!

With many thanks to the estate of Fred and Margaret Eiseman, we were given access to Fred’s papers.  Funding permitting, we’ll put as much of the dictionary works on the wiki dictionary ( as possible. The hard copy of the materials will be housed at Cornell University.  If you can help enter data in the[…]


Survey LBB

Lestarikan Bahasa Bali Terima kasih sudah meluangkan waktu anda untuk mejawab beberapa pertanyaan dibawah ini. Tujuan survey ini adalah membantu penelitian dengan upaya revitalisasi bahasa.    Tolong beri contoh sesuatu yang anda pasang/unggah (post) atau berkomentar di LBB (Lestarikan Basa Bali).   Bagaimana cara anda membuat komentar yang serupa tetapi dengan cara bertatap muka dengan[…]


BASAbali is now @ ARMA!

Our big news as we head into Galungan is that BASAbali is now part of Agung Rai’s ARMA Museum and Resort. From now on, we’ll be known as BASAbali @ ARMA.  We’ll be working with ARMA to infuse more Balinese language into ARMA’s many cultural offerings — Balinese dance performances, art and gamelan classes, lectures on[…]