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Two UFS academics elected on the board of PanSALB
2008-04-30

 

Two academics from the University of the Free State (UFS), Prof. Annelie Lotriet and Dr Elias Malete, have recently been elected to serve on the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) for a period of five years. Prof. Lotriet is from the Department of Afro-asiatic Studies, Sign Language and Language Practice and ATKV chair holder in interpreting in the department. Dr Malete is an expert in African languages and head of the UFS’s Qwaqwa Campus. He is also the chairperson of the Sesotho National Language Body, one of PanSALB's sub-structures. The board comprises of 12 members and its purpose is to promote multilinguism in South Africa. Both Prof. Lotriet and Dr Malete aim to contribute towards clarifying the board’s role in the South African language community and make it more visible as the custodian and protector of linguistic rights of individuals and communities.
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