With news about, among other things, the French Constitutional Council censors Molac's minority languages bill, a Hungarian resolution to support Minority SafePack, Corsican immersive schools open next school year, new NPLD reports on Regional or Minority Languages in the EU, the nomination for research on multilingual game BabelAR and much more!
With news about, among other things, the French National Assembly approving a 'historic' minority languages bill, new ECRML reports on Slovakia, Spain and the UK, Conradh na Gaeilge challenging the NI Executive, Georgian Azerbaijanis fighting monolingual policies, a call to articipate in a survey about Global Citizenship and Multilingual Competences, interesting webinars from the VirtuLApp and ENROPE projects, and much more!
In this extensive quadrennial report on the years 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020, the Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning is looking back on its activities. These activities can be divided into research, documentation services, the application of research outcomes, (international) events and (joint) projects.
Are corpus-assisted discourse studies of social media data a useful way of investigating language attitudes? Find out in this new Strictly Language blogpost by Ethan Kutlu (University of Florida’s Psychology department) and Ruth Kircher (Mercator European Research Centre).
With news about, among other things, the request for annulment of the European Commission’s decision on the Minority SafePack European Citizens’ Initiative, Braille alphabet to save Kashubian and Silesian, a milestone for Valencian language rights, the multilingual AR-game BABELAR for pupils 7-12 y/o, 3500 people gathered to save Breton languages, and much more!