MINELRES: Mercator Newsletter - April 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
    
The Finnish administrative area in Sweden 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter60a.html#news0

MELT Expert Seminar in Friesland 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter60a.html#news01

New publication: Languages and Language education in Fryslan. The role
and position in the province of Fryslan and Frisian education. 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter60a.html#news2

300 mayors and local councilors in Szeklerland call for official status
for Hungarian language in Romania
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter60a.html#news3

Scottish Government unveils plan to promote Gaelic 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter60a.html#news4

Expert in the Spotlight in 2010: Eugene McKendry
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter60a.html#news12

Database of Experts welcomes more experts
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter60a.html#news13

Annual Report 2009, Mercator Network of Language Diversity Centres
online
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter60a.html#news21

Partnership for Diversity, October 2009 Conference report online
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter60a.html#news22

Final programme Expert Seminar on “Added Value of Multilingualism and
Multilingual Education” now online
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter60a.html#news23

The Roots of Bilingualism in Newborns
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter60a.html#news24

The World of Yiddish and other Minor Languages 
http://www1.fa.knaw.nl/newsletter2010/MercatorNewsletter60a.html#news25


EVENTS

4 May: Education au plurilinguisme: enjeux et perspectives pour
l'education prioritaire
Mardi 4 mai 2010 a l'INRP (Lyon)
http://www.inrp.fr/manifestations/2009-2010/education-plurilinguisme

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 and Galamadammen (The Netherlands).
http://www.mercator-research.eu/conferences/2010-june-3-4/Added%20Value%20of%
20Multilingualism%20and%20Multilingual%20Education/

6-10 July: The 14th EURALEX International Congress will be held from 6
July until 10 July 2010 in Leeuwarden/Ljouwert, The Netherlands. The
Congress will be organized by the Fryske Akademy (Frisian Academy).
http://www.euralex.nl/

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/MercatorNewsletter60a.html#publications


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