MINELRES: Mercator Newsletter: number 56 - November 2009, number 55 - October 2009

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This Mercator newsletter informs you about the news from the five
Mercator Network partners. The partners are Mercator Media/ University
of Wales in Aberystwyth, Mercator Legislation/ Ciemen in Barcelona,
Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language
Learning/ Fryske Akademy in Ljouwert/Leeuwarden, the Research Institute
for Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest and the
Centre for Finnish Studies/ Malardalen University in
Eskilstuna/Vasteras. It appears eleven times a year and is linked to the
internet sites of each Mercator Network partner. For subscribing to the
newsletter or if you want to give a contribution to the newsletter, you
can contact us -
newsletter@fryske-akademy.nl .

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European language resolution drafted during PfD-conference
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter56.html#news0

New civil society platform promotes multilingualism 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter56.html#news01

Brochure European Charter translated in Dutch and Frisian 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter56.html#news2

Expert Workshop and Anniversary Conference on Minority Languages and
Media
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter56.html#news3

Demonstration in Carcassonne in favour of Occitan 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter56.html#news4

Rally to protect Galician language records top attendance
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter56.html#news12

Cardiff asks for more powers on Welsh language laws
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter56.html#news13

Tamazight from Melilla will have allocation in Spain’s Budget
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter56.html#news21

Word Express: making literature travel
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter56.html#news22

The more bilingualism, the less multilingualism 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter56.html#news23


EVENTS

20 - 21 November 2009: European conference: Natural and family
transmission of the Occitan language and European regional and minority
languages at the IUFM, Tarbes, La France
http://www.ieo-oc.org/

2 December 2009: Workshop on new trends in the use of traditional and
new media and information technology - how these can be used to
strengthen linguistic diversity and to improve language teaching and
learning methods.
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter56.html#news3

2-4 December 2009: "Recognised – Anniversary Conference in Eskilstuna".
Conference on the influence of new media and technology and how they can
be used to support minority language use. Focus on Swedish, Finnish and
European trends.
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter56.html#news3

3-5 December 2009: 3rd International Langscape Conference: Language
Learning - Language Teaching: Prospects for Teacher Education across
Europe at the University of Vechta, Germany.
http://www.langscape.uni-vechta.de/

11-15 April 2010: International conference on New Challenges for
Multilingualism in Europe organized by the LINEE - Network of Excellence
will take place in Dubrovnik (Croatia).
http://www.amiando.com/lineeconference.html


PUBLICATIONS

New titles Library Mercator Research Centre
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter56.html#publications

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number 55 - October 2009

NEWS

Language Scientists formulate advice for European multilingualism policy
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter55.html#news0

Supremacy of Russian language within and beyond the Federation 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter55.html#news01

Catalan and Aragonese Language bill goes ahead in Parliament of Aragon 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter55.html#news2

Northern Ireland fails to agree on minority languages 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter55.html#news3

Last call PfD-conference 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter55.html#news4

MELT project to start! 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter55.html#news12

New book: Towards Multilingual Education 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter55.html#news13

World news on Frisian site in Frisian language
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter55.html#news5

Online Frisian social network
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter55.html#news22

Basque Language Academy celebrated its 90th anniversary
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter55.html#news23

Mercator Network of Language Diversity Centres’ Conference
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter55.html#news24


EVENTS

29-31 October 2009: the annual Partnership for Diversity-conference
(PfD) “The relationship between transmission of cultures and the
transmission of languages”. The organisators are the Mercator Research
Centre, in close co-operation with the Council of Europe and the EBLUL.
This conference is aimed at policy decision makers from countries and
EU-regions with multilingualism policies, and will precede the final
performance of Liet-Lavlut on 31 October (also in Ljouwert/ Leeuwarden). 
http://www.mercator-research.eu/conferences/2009-october-29-31

29-30 October 2009: new conference of Identity, Europe and the
Mediterranean in Barcelona.. The conference is organized by CIEMEN, the
Institute for Catalan Studies (IEC) and Historia Gruppo Studi Storici e
Sociali Pordenone (Friuli, Italy), and will deal with the linguistic,
political, economic, social and religious realities of the Mediterranean
basin. Focus will be on languages such as Sardinian, Friulian, Cypriot
Arabic and Hebrew. 
http://www.ciemen.cat/

3-5 December 2009: 3rd International Langscape Conference: Language
Learning - Language Teaching: Prospects for Teacher Education across
Europe at the University of Vechta, Germany.
http://www.langscape.uni-vechta.de/

11-15 April 2010: International conference on New Challenges for
Multilingualism in Europe organized by the LINEE - Network of Excellence
will take place in Dubrovnik (Croatia).
http://www.amiando.com/lineeconference.html


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