Esperantic Studies Foundation (ESF) was established in 1968 as a vehicle for promoting scholarly research and dialogue on issues concerned with world language problems and language policy and planning. It works to promote the understanding and implementation of linguistic justice in a multicultural world through three priority areas: Research, Conservation and Education, supported by a system of grants and awards. This blog showcases ESF’s most recent activities and achievements within its priority areas, and the work of ESF more generally.
Esperantic Studies Foundation laboras por progresigi la komprenadon kaj praktikadon de lingva justeco en multkultura mondo. ESF ofertas financan subtenon por indaj projektoj, kiuj kuŝas en ĝiaj prioritataj kampoj de Esplorado, Konservado kaj Edukado. Registru vin per la suba panelo por ricevadi tujan anoncon pri la apero de novaj artikoloj.
Gamification of language-learning: LinguaPolis Esperanto

Gamification of language-learning: LinguaPolis Esperanto

Gamification – using game thinking and game mechanics for educational purposes – is building momentum. Several academic journals are dedicated to this exciting new trend: the International Journal of Game-based Learning, Serious Games and the Electronic Journal of e-Learning, among others. There is also an annual conference, the European Conference on Game-based Learning, next year in Lisbon,...

Gamification of language-learning: LinguaPolis Esperanto

Ludecigo de lingvolernado: LinguaPolis Esperanto

Ludecigo – la uzado de ludpensado kaj ludmetodoj por edukaj celoj – akceliĝas. Pluraj universitat-nivelaj ĵurnaloj dediĉas sin al tiu ekscita nova tendenco: International Journal of Game-based Learning, Serious Games kaj Electronic Journal of e-Learning, inter aliaj. Okazos ankaŭ jarkonferenco, la Eŭropa Konferenco pri Ludbazita Lernado, venontjare en Lisbono (Portugalio). Lingvoedukistoj antaŭ...

UEA.facila – for beginners

UEA.facila – for beginners

Esperanto is the world’s easiest language, but even learning an easy language requires time and a certain amount of effort. What makes an easy language easy? Mainly its very simple and regular grammar. Famously, the basic grammar of Esperanto consists of only 16 rules – admittedly these include a large number of subdivisions and have spawned at least two thumping tomes of exigesis, but in any...

Brian Kaneen: a major donor to the Esperantic Studies Foundation

Brian Kaneen: a major donor to the Esperantic Studies Foundation

The Esperantic Studies Foundation (ESF) supports a wide range of interlingual research and educational initiatives around the world. Researchers and educators seeking support for interlanguage projects are encouraged to browse the website to learn whether ESF can offer counseling and / or financial support. ESF’s investment, which generates the resources to fund projects, owes much to the...

Brian Kaneen: a major donor to the Esperantic Studies Foundation

Brian Kaneen: grava donacinto al Esperantic Studies Foundation

Esperantic Studies Foundation (ESF) subtenas larĝan gamon de interlingvaj esploraj kaj edukaj iniciatoj tra la mondo. Esploristoj kaj edukistoj, kiuj serĉas subtenon por interlingvaj projektoj, estas instigataj trarigardi la retejon por lerni ĉu ESF povas oferti konsiladon kaj / aŭ financan subtenon. La investaĵaro de ESF, kiu generas la rimedojn por financi projektojn, ŝuldas multon al la...

Montreal: Esperanto’s capital in 2022!

Montreal: Esperanto’s capital in 2022!

Montreal will be the capital city for Esperanto in 2022, because that’s where the next World Esperanto Congress will be held, from 6 to 13 August 2022. But what actually is the World Esperanto Congress? We spoke to the team of local organizers – the Local Congress Committee (LKK) – to find out more! What is the World Esperanto Congress? “The World Esperanto Congress – or Universala Kongreso – is...

Upcoming posts · Estontaj artikoloj

  • The history of the Vidyasagar Prize
  • La historio de la Premio Vidyasagar

Bulletin · Bulteno

Short bilingual announcements of publications and projects
Mallongaj dulingvaj anoncoj pri eldonaĵoj kaj projektoj

Webinar at Mazandaran · Retinario en Mazandarano

The 2nd Esperanto Webinar at the University of Mazandaran, Iran was held very recently, presenting Esperanto to the wider public. The languages used were Esperanto and Farsi (plus occasionally English), with translation. It's available to watch on YouTube (length: 4...

Introducing the Bulletin · Ni prezentas la Bultenon

Welcome to the ESF Connected Bulletin, a collection of brief bilingual postings on upcoming events, recent publications and new projects relating to ESF, interlinguistics and linguistic justice. Such items have formed a large part of the content of our three-monthly...

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