MINELRES: MERCATOR Newsletter 49 March 2009

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MERCATOR :: NEWSLETTER 49 :: March 2009 

number 48 - Feb 2009         

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
    
Study on the Devolvement of Legislative Power & Provisions
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter49.html#news1

Minister van der Laan and the Antillean project 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter49.html#news2

Keynote speakers on Multilingualism, Regional & Minority Languages
conference
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter49.html#news3

Basque Frisian seminar 2009
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter49.html#news4

Songs wanted for Liet International
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter49.html#news5

Call for Abstracts
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter49.html#news6

Turkey shows again contradictions over language rights
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter49.html#news7

Poland ratifies European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter49.html#news8

Added Value of multilingualism and multilingual education
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter49.html#news9

Kick off Mercator Network
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter49.html#news10

Mercator Research Centre interviewed by Slovak radio
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter49.html#news11

Albania seeks jail for Greek mayor because of removal of monolingual
signs
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter49.html#news12

Less than 200,000 Breton speakers
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter49.html#news13


EVENTS

16-17 April 2009: International conference in London “Multilingualism,
Regional & Minority Languages: Paradigms for ‘Languages of the Wider
World'” at the SOAS-UCL Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Languages of the Wider World
http://www.lww-cetl.ac.uk/part_7/International_Conference.htm

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/

4–5 June 2009: Basque Frisian seminar 2009 on “Pedagogy and Didactics
for Multilingual Education in Minority Language Regions”, at the Fryske
Akademy in Ljouwert / Leeuwarden, capitol of Fryslan. 
http://www.mercator-research.eu/conferences/2009-june-4-5

11-12 June 2009: the 30th international linguistics conference TABU Dag,
at the University at Groningen, the Netherlands 
http://www.let.rug.nl/tabudag/

23 June - 3rd July 2009: 3L International Summer School on Language
Documentation and Description at School of Oriental and African Studies
in London as a joint venture between Lyon, Leiden and (SOAS) London
(hence 3L). 
http://www.hrelp.org/events/issldd2008/index.html

10-12 September 2009: 6th International Conference on Third Language
Acquisition and Multilingualism at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano,
Italy
http://www.unibz.it/en/public/research/language/languagestudies/events/thirdlang
uageacquisition.html

16-18 September 2009: international conference on “Developments in the
curriculum of language teaching and learning, at primary school level
and in secondary education” to be held on in Ljouwert / Leeuwarden, the
Netherlands.
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter49.html#news6

17 September - 7 October 2009: Festival of Languages at the City-State
of Bremen (various locations including the historical city centre) 
http://www.fb10.uni-bremen.de/festival/default.aspx

15-17 October 2009: 2nd International Conference on Latgalistics Centre
and Periphery: A Change of Perspectives, Conference in Honour of the
100th Birthday of Marija Andzane in Rezekne, Lavia
http://www.fb10.uni-bremen.de/festival/default.aspx


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