H-Swahili Network

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ANNOUNCING H-Swahili: H-Net Network on Swahili Language and Culture

Sponsored by H-Net, Humanities & Social Sciences Online and the African Studies Center

ABOUT H-Swahili

The H-Swahili network will strive to conduct its business in Swahili and in English as the primary languages on topical issues related to the use, teaching, promotion and general advancement of the Swahili language and culture, which is spoken by over 100 million people throughout East, Central and parts of Southern Africa.

Like all H-Net lists, H-Swahili is moderated to edit out material that, in the editors' opinion, is not germane to the list, involves technical matters (such as subscription management requests), is inflammatory, or violates evolving, yet common, standards of Internet etiquette. H-Net's procedure for resolving disputes over list editorial practices is Article II, Section 2.20 of our bylaws, located at:

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To join H-Swahili, please send a message from the account where you wish to receive mail, to:

(with no signatures or styled text, word wrap off for long lines) and only this text:

sub H-Swahili firstname lastname, institution

Example: sub H-Swahili Leslie Jones, Pacific State U

Follow the instructions you receive by return mail. If you have questions or experience difficulties in attempting to subscribe, please send a message to:

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Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2003
From: H-Net Announce

Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar

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