MINELRES: Mercator Newsletter: number 57 - December 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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NEWS

Council of Europe publishes report on minority languages Slovakia
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter57.html#news0

Hungary Parliament recognises sign language as official language 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter57.html#news01

Basque is swept away as medium language in schools 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter57.html#news2

Irish language loses two newspapers in six months
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter57.html#news3

More people reading Catalan daily newspapers 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter57.html#news4

Book Don't Give Up!
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter57.html#news12

Expert in the Spotlight this month on Gabrielle Hogan Brun
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter57.html#news13

Expert Workshop Mercator Network
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter57.html#news21

Developments in Lower Germany
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter57.html#news22

ENTTI meeting in Barcelona 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter57.html#news23


EVENTS

27 February, 9.30 am - 6.00 pm: Call for Papers Workshop: ‘Endangered
Languages, endangered knowledge & sustainability’ at College Buildings,
School of Oriental and African Studies in London, UK. 
http://www.hrelp.org/

1–11 March: Dobes Winter School Saami Language Documentation and
Revitalization organised by the Bodo University College in Norway.
http://www.linguistik.uni-kiel.de/sldr/

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

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

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


PUBLICATIONS

New titles Library Mercator Research Centre
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2009/MercatorNewsletter57.html#publications


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