MINELRES: Mercator Newsletter - March 2010

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Mercator Newsletter - February 2010 

mercator research centre                
http://www.mercator-research.eu/

mercator legislation                     
http://www.ciemen.cat/mercator/Menu_nou/index.cfm?lg=gb

mercator media
http://www.aber.ac.uk/~merwww/

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 .

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NEWS
    
Language Diversity: a Challenge for Europe
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter59.html#news0

Keynote speakers confirmed for Mercator Network Conference civil society
platform promotes multilingualism 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter59.html#news01

New report: Frisian and Basque Multilingual Education: A Comparison of
the Province of Fryslan and the Basque Autonomous Community. Brochure
European Charter translated in Dutch and Frisian 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter59.html#news2

Spanish Constitutional Court recognizes the right of citizens to address
the autonomous government in Asturian
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter59.html#news3

Call for EU official recognition of Catalan, Basque, Galician, Welsh and
Gaelic 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter59.html#news4

A proposed Welsh Language Measure that will lead to rights for Welsh
speakers to receive services in Welsh, has been published 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter59.html#news12

Visit from Kazachstan
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter59.html#news13

Visit of Mercator Research Centre to Bangor in Wales
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter59.html#news21

Inverness selected to host European song contest
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter59.html#news22

Yiddish Festival Leeuwarden - A velt mit veltlekh (A world with worlds)
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter59.html#news23

Seminar "More languages, more opportunities"
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter59.html#news24


EVENTS

7-11 April: Twelfth Berlin Roundtables on Transnationality on the topic
"Cultural Pluralism Revisited: Religious and Linguistic Freedoms in
Berlin".
http://www.irmgard-coninx-stiftung.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

15-17 April: Conference Preserving the Future: Sustainability of
Language, Culture and Nature and a Call for Papers organized by the
Vigdis Finnbogadottir Institute of Foreign Languages at the University
of Iceland and will take place in Reykjavik (Iceland).
http://www2.hi.is/Apps/WebObjects/HI.woa/wa/dp?detail=1025272&id=1022148

14-15 April: The Mercator Research Centre organizes a conference on
Multilingual Early Language Transmission. The conference will take place
at Leeuwarden (The Netherlands). For more information read the article.  
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter58.html#news23

18-25 April: Yiddish Festival Leeuwarden – A velt mit veltlekh (A world
with worlds).
http://www.jiddischfestivalleeuwarden.nl/intro.php?t=e

18-19 May: Mercator Media Conference on Media Convergence and Linguistic
Diversity: How can the creative industries contribute to language
vitality in a multiplatform environment? And a Call for Papers organised
by Mercator Media and will take place at Aberystwyth (Wales).
http://www.aber.ac.uk/cgi-bin/user/merwww/index.pl?rm=e_main

2-4 June: The Mercator Research Centre organises an Expert Seminar on
"Added Value of Multilingualism and Multilingual Education". The seminar
will take place at Leeuwarden (The Netherlands). For more information,
read the article. 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter58.html#news24

6-8 October: International conference on Multilingual Individuals and
Multilingual Societies and a Call for Papers organised by the
Collaborative Research Centre on Multilingualism at the University of
Hamburg (Germany).
http://www.mims.uni-hamburg.de/submission.html

30 October - 2 November: International Conference on Law, Language and
the Multilingual State. Organised by the International Academy of
Language Law, Bloemfontein, South Africa.
http://www.ufs.ac.za/faculties/content.php?id=6829&FCode=01&DCode=153


PUBLICATIONS

New titles Library Mercator Research Centre
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter59.html#publications


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