November : 2014 :


Languages above the underground

Subway Language Maps

Langscape’s map (based on the World Language Mapping System, v.16) shows linguistic homelands for languages around the world. But there are many other valuable and enlightening ways of using maps to understand how languages are distributed and used – some of which we hope to add to Langscape in the future – from detailed dialect maps to […]

Languages above the underground

Subway Language Maps

Langscape’s map (based on the World Language Mapping System, v.16) shows linguistic homelands for languages around the world. But there are many other valuable and enlightening ways of using maps to understand how languages are distributed and used – some of which we hope to add to Langscape in the future – from detailed dialect maps to […]

Posted by Tess Wood on November 17th, 2014

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Featured Partner: The Rosetta Project

The Rosetta Project is a public collection of information on the world’s languages, as well as an exploration in very long-term archiving. The project was created by The Long Now Foundation, whose mission is to encourage long-term thinking and responsibility in the framework of the next 10,000 years. Like the original Rosetta Stone used to […]

Posted by guest on November 3rd, 2014

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Welcome to the new Langscape site !

The Langscape website has undergone many updates and improvements since its first public release in late Spring 2014. Our mapping interface has been redesigned and language data is loaded in a more user-friendly format, which will also allow us to easily add new data in the future. Our partners have helped us to significantly expand the data […]

Posted by Tess Wood on November 3rd, 2014