MINELRES: MERCATOR Newsletter 53 - July 2009

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Original sender: Marjan Hoogeveen <mhoogeveen@fryske-akademy.nl>


Number 53 - July 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/%7Emerwww/

Research Institute for Linguistics 
http://www.nytud.hu/eng/index.html

centre for finnish studies
http://www.mdh.se/2.985/utbildning/amnen/finska

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 .


NEWS

PfD conference in Ljouwert / Leeuwarden
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter53.html#news0

Hungarians protest against controversial Language Act of Slovak State 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter53.html#news01

Kalaallisut becomes the only official language in Greenland 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter53.html#news2

Swedish officially “main language”
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter53.html#news3

New Education Act consolidates Catalan as main teaching language 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter53.html#news4

Mercator Research Centre receives subsidy for Antillean toddler’s
project
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter53.html#news12

Mercator Legislation Bulletin is coming back
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter53.html#news13

Basque students visits Mercator Research Centre and Fryslan
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter53.html#news21
 

EVENTS

2-5 September 2009: 40th Poznan Linguistic Meeting (PLM2009) "Variants,
Variability, Variation", at the CEG campus in Gniezno, Poland. 
http://ifa.amu.edu.pl/plm/

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/L3conference

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://www.mercator-research.eu/conferences/2009-september-17-18

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.ru.lv/index.php?lang=en&p=4&p2=409

28-30 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.ru.lv/index.php?lang=en&p=4&p2=401

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/


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