MINELRES: Fwd: Event: Multilingualism in Europe, Budapest, 25-26.9.2009

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Workshop on the Concepts and Consequences of Multilingualism in Europe

Budapest College for Communication and Business,  Nagy Lajos kiraly
utja 1-9, 1148 Budapest, September, 25-26, 2009 Budapest

Organizers: Dr. Jolan Roka (BCCB, Hungary), Dr. Laszlo Maracz
(Unversity of Amsterdam, The Netherlands) 

First day:

Language policies in the EU

10.10-11.00 Key note speaker: Abraham de Swaan (University of Amsterdam,
The Netherlands): European language policy as imperial kitch

11.00-11.30 Irina Petruca (University of Iasi, Romania): Unity in

11.30-12.00 Ahmad Seed Khan (University of Trento, Italy): What is the
relation between globalisation, lingua franca and language policy in the

12.00-12.30 Cornelia Versteegh (University of Amsterdam, The
Netherlands): Public Use of Languages and Language Rights of European

12.30-13.30 Lunch 

13.30-14.00 Aurelien Portuese (University of Paris, France): Law and
Economics of the European Law of Language

Multilingualism in the past and the lessons for present-day European
language policies  

14.00-14.30 Rosita Schjerve-Rindler (University of Vienna, Austria):
are the lessons to be learned from language policy in the Western part
the 18th century Habsburg Empire?

14.30-15.00 Laszlo Maracz (University of Amsterdam, The
Netherlands): Multilingualism in the Hungarian part of the
Austro-Hungarian Double
Monarchy: language policy and practice

15.00-15.30 Vanya Ivanova (University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria): Language
equality and Yugoslavia

15.30-16.00 Break

Language in the changing Europe

16.00-16.30 Timofey Agarin & Michael Hornsby (University of Aberdeen,
University of Tartu, Great Britain, Estonia): Caught in the middle?
Regional languages between the national past and a European future 

16.30-17.00 Glyn Williams (University of Wales, Great Britain): Language
in the post-modern age

17.00-17.30 Klara Sjo (Norwegian School of Economics and Business
Administration, Norway): Room for a second language? 

17.30- 18.00 Mihailo Gajic (University of Belgrade, Serbia): Languages,
nations and multilingualism

18.00-18.15 Break

Universal visual language 

18.15-18.45 Sarawut Chutiwongpeti (Bangkok, Thailand): At the Dawn of
the 21th century: A view-thought 'the red window'; the critical time of
the world civilization.

18.45-19.15 Eva Navarro Martinez (University of Amsterdam, The
Netherlands): Big (European) Brother? National words for universal
images (regarding television programs exchanges in Europe: the case of
Big brother

Second day:

Multilingualism and identity

10.10-11.00 Keynote speaker Mireille Rosello (University of Amsterdam,
The Netherlands): Europe as translated languages or language as European

11.00-11.30 Diana Kudaibergenova (University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain),
Identity construction through emerging local languages: the Basque
language in Spain

11.30-12.00 Ildiko Erdei and Tibor Toro (University of Timisoara,
Romania, Sapientia University Cluj, Romania): The impact of
multilingualism on the process of identity construction in the case of a
national minority 

Multilingualism and language education

12.00-12.30 Folkert Kuiken and Elisabeth van der Linden (University of
Amsterdam, The Netherlands): Language politics and language education in
the Netherlands and Romania

12.30-13.30 Lunch break

13.30-14.00 Istvan Csernicsko (Transcarpathian Hungarian College,
Ukraine) and Viktoria Ferenc (University of Pecs, Hungary): Education as
ideal means to achieve a national state in Ukraine

14.00-14.30 Veselin Chantov (State University Sofia, Bulgaria):
Effective learning techniques: how to become a better language learner
in a multilingual Europe?

Regional and minority languages

14.30-15.00 Barna Bodo (Sapientia University, Cluj-Napoca/Kolozsvar,
Romania): Internal diaspora and mother tongue 

15.00-15.30 Emese Batizan (Central European University, Hungary):
Hungarian, Roma and Csango Language Policies and Language Planning in

15.30-16.00 Break

16.00-16.30 Verena Wisthaler (European Academy, Bolzano/Bozen, Italy):
The paradox immigration puts traditional minorities in: lessons to be
learned for whom?

16.30-17.00 Bogdana Todorova (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria):
Religious, ethnical and linguistics minorities in the Balkans 

17.00-17.30 Mustafa Ibrahimi and Amra Alik (University of Tetova,
Macedonia): multiculturalism and linguistic nationalism


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