MINELRES: Mercator Newsletter: number 58 - February 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
    
Work visit to Scotland
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter58.html#news0

Russian Federation actively working towards the European Charter for
Regional or Minority Languages 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter58.html#news01

Dutch government announces Frisian in Constitution 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter58.html#news2

The real situation regarding the use of Basque in schools in the Basque
Country
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter58.html#news3

Official status for Catalan in the EU is a must, Catalan government says 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter58.html#news4

Wales ready to be transferred powers on language issues
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter58.html#news12

Morocco launches first public Amazigh language TV ever
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter58.html#news13

Education Specialists from the European Platform visited Fryske Akademy
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter58.html#news5

Expert in the spotlight in 2010: Elin Haf Jones
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter58.html#news22

Expert Seminar on Multilingual Early Language Transmission (MELT)
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter58.html#news6

Expert Seminar on the "Added Value of Multilingualism and Multilingual
Education" 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter58.html#news24 


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

15-16 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

18-19 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

2-3 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: Call for papers Workshop: ‘Endangered Languages, endangered
knowledge & sustainability’ at College Buildings, School of Oriental and
African Studies in London, UK. 
http://www.mims.uni-hamburg.de/submission.html



PUBLICATIONS

New titles Library Mercator Research Centre
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter58.html#publications


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