MINELRES: MERCATOR Newsletter 45: November 2008

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MERCATOR :: NEWSLETTER 45:: November 2008 

mercatornews
number 45 - Nov 2008         

mercator research centre                
http://www.mercator-education.org/

mercator legislation                     
http://www.ciemen.cat/mercator/Menu_nou/index.cfm?lg=gb

mercator media
http://www.aber.ac.uk/~merwww/


This Mercator-newsletter informs you about the news from the three
Mercator-centres. Mercator Legislation is hosted at the NGO CIEMEN 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@fryske-akademy.nl.


NEWS

Project proposal for Mercator Network accepted
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2045.htm#news1

CIEMEN- Mercator Legislation and the Language Policy Secretariat of
Catalonia signed agreement
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2045.htm#news2

Pilot project Network for Multilingual Teacher Training Institutes
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2045.htm#news3

Automatic translator of the Catalan Government's website includes
Occitan
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2045.htm#news4

Wanted; partners for new e-learning project proposal!
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2045.htm#news5

Scottish Gaelic BBC channel reached 600,000 viewers during its first
week
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2045.htm#news6

TG4@10 Book Launch at NUI Galway
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2045.htm#news7

Midas Prize for Journalism in Minority Protection and Cultural Diversity
in Europe 2009 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2045.htm#news8

Seminar on teaching materials in minority language areas
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2045.htm#news9

Fryslan on the offensive
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2045.htm#news10

Arctic states urged to preserve indigenous languages
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2045.htm#news11

Celebrating ten years European Charter on Regional and Minority
Languages
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2045.htm#news12

The four Pyrenees languages could soon have a permanent working forum
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2045.htm#news13

Bolivia 's new constitution secures political and cultural rights for
indigenous peoples 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2045.htm#news14
 

EVENTS

29-31 January 2009: 11th International LLinE Conference in Helsinki
“Lifelong learning as a right? European perspectives”
http://sivistys.net/?action=etusivu&sivusto=lline&kieli=1

12-14 March 2009: 1st International Conference on Language Documentation
and Conservation (ICLDC) “ Supporting small languages together ” at the
Hawaii Imin International Conference Center 
http://www.nflrc.hawaii.edu/ICLDC09/

28-30 May 2009: 12th International Conference on Minority Languages
(ICML XII) “Language revitalization and new technologies”, at the
University of Tartu and partners in Tartu, Estonia
http://www.icml.ut.ee/


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