MINELRES: Mercator newsletter, number 38 - March 2008

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This Mercator-newsletter informs you about the news from the three
Mercator-centres. Mercator Legislation is located at the CIEMEN
foundation in Barcelona, Mercator Media at the University of Wales in
Aberystwyth and the Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism
and Language Learning (the Mercator Research Centre for short) at the
Fryske Akademy in Ljouwert/Leeuwarden. It appears eleven times a year
and is linked to the internet sites of each Mercator-centre. For change
of address, information, or other you can contact us -
newsletter@fa.knaw.nl.

Content: 

Mercator research centre
- Orban to visit Fryslan 
- Interesting guests for Mercator Research Centre 
- Interactive e-learning module Endangered Languages 
- Call for new minority language song contest liet lavlut 
- HUHEZI presents the second edition of International Courses 

Mercator legislation
- Asturian finally recognized in Leon 
- Restrictions for Breton and Gallo in education 
- Wales promotes civic participation in language legislation 
- “Dead language” Aragonese spoken by 10,000 speakers

Mercator media 
- Dreams of Welsh language daily newspaper come to an end 
- Irish Language daily La Nua struggles to survive
- S4C to launch new children's services 
- Registration opens for Celtic Media Festival 2008 
- Nuacht RTE now online available 
- Raidio X - another step forward for – young -
Irish

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