MINELRES: MERCATOR Newsletter 44; October 2008

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MERCATOR :: NEWSLETTER 44:: October 2008 

number 44 - Oct 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

Linguistic rights closer to being recognized by UN
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2044.htm#news1

City of Leeuwarden to sub vent Mercator Centre
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2044.htm#news2

Frisian parties unite to get Frisian language recognized by Dutch
constitution
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2044.htm#news3

Council of Europe publishes reports on lesser used languages in Germany
and the Netherlands
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2044.htm#news4

Mercator Research Centre wants to participate in Georgian project
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2044.htm#news5

Creating a future for endangered languages
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2044.htm#news6

Minister of Kyrgyzstan visited Mercator Research Centre
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2044.htm#news7

Interactive e-learning module about endangered languages 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2044.htm#news8

Quechua and Shuar official in Ecuadorian ‘intercultural relations'
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2044.htm#news9

Paraguayan organizations call for linguistic rights of Guarani-speakers
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2008/Mercator%20Newsletter%2044.htm#news10


EVENTS

6-8 November 2008: 11th Eastern Caribbean Island Cultures Conference
“The Islands in Between” in Curacao. Information regarding the
conference and call for papers available on the Islands In Between
webpage
http://humanidades.uprrp.edu/ingles/students/resources/islandsinbetween.htm

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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