MINELRES: MERCATOR Newsletter 51 - May 2009

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Number 51 - May 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/

Centre for Finnish Studies  
http://www.mdh.se/

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

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 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 of the Malardalen University in Sweden. 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
    
Still some places available for Basque Frisian Seminar
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter51.html#news0

Wanted: language preservation projects
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter51.html#news01

Meeting European Network of Teacher Training Institutes 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter51.html#news2

Take Two for FILMG - The Gaelic Short Film Competition
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter51.html#news3

Lawmakers debate new Swedish Language Act 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter51.html#news4

Petition for official status Tatar language in Russia
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter51.html#news12

New AILA Review, Volume 21: Multilingualism and Minority Languages
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter51.html#news13

Joint conference London and Ljouwert very successful
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter51.html#news5

Linguist warns that some languages in Nigeria face extinction threat
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter51.html#news14

Mercator Research Centre participated in Frisian delegation to China
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter51.html#news15
 
 
EVENTS

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/

2-4 Juny 2009: Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and
Language Learning organises a European Network of Teacher Training
Institutes (ENTTI) meeting on 2-4 June 2009 in Ljouwert / Leeuwarden,
capital of Fryslan
http://www.mercator-research.eu/conferences/2009-june-2-4

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, capital 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

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

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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