Sunday, 7 June 2020
We had the following overseas presenters:
• Duncan Charters, USA
• Katalin Kováts, Netherlands
• jOmO, France
• Renato Corsetti, UK
• Keyhan Sayadpour, Iran
We also organised a few language sessions for beginners.
[Eastern Australian time zone (UTC+10:00)]
All lectures, and videos, are in Esperanto.
Opening “ceremony”: Welcome, clarification about the program
Esperanto during COVID-19 – Duncan Charters, USA (president of the World Esperanto Association)
The Encyclopedia of Adam Lindsay Gordon – John Adams and the Torquay Esperanto Coffee Club
A famous-unknown woman from Adelaide – Katja Steele, Australia
Quiz: Languages and geography – Benno Lang, Australia
The COVID-19 pandemic and the health system in Iran – Keyhan Sayadpour, Iran (president of the Iranian Esperanto Association)
Diaries from Hell: The chronicles of Viktor Klemperer – Trevor Steele, Australia
Viktor Klemperer was a Jew who miraculously survived the 12 years of Hitler.
Montessori education – Penny Vos, Australia
What it is, and how it presents possibilities both for and through Esperanto
Important issues in the teaching of Esperanto – Katalin Kováts, Netherlands
How I write songs – jOmO, France (world-famous singer)
English and Esperanto – Renato Corsetti, UK