With news about, among other things, a new publication about minorities in Sweden, Mirjam Günther-Van der Meij obtained her PhD, an online suvey from the ECML, a student smart phone challenge in young jargon in Barcelona, Montserrat Sendra has been granted by Institut d’Estudis Catalans (IEC), and much more...
A special newsflash about the 17th International Conference on Minority Languages (ICML XVII), that takes place in Leeuwarden (Ljouwert), the capital of Fryslân, the Netherlands. The conference is from 22 to 25 May 2019 and is organized by the Mercator Research Centre.
With news about, among other things, the BIG cities, small LANGUAGES congress, the COMBI-project, a Massive Open Online Course on Frisian Language, the launch of the North-East Scots Language Board, the children's protest for the survival of the Diwan schools in Brittany, and more...
This update of the regional dossier on the Gaelic language is written by professor Boyd Robertson. It was originally compiled by Robertson in 2001, then of the University of Strathclyde, now Principal at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI (National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture.). He updated the dossier in 2017.
The Fryske Akademy and Mercator Research Centre organize the first Conference on Frisian Humanities in Leeuwarden, on 23 to 26 April 2018, as part of the project Lân fan taal (Country of languages) of Leeuwarden-Fryslân European Capital of Culture 2018.
This dossier is written by dr. Jørgen Kühl, historian and founding director of the A. P. Møller Skolen in Schleswig, Germany, professor at the Europa-University of Flensburg and the chairman of the executive board of the European Centre for Minority
With news about, among other things, International Mother Language Day, the COMBI-project at the Intergroup in Strasbourg, and the Minority Safepack Initiative to strengthen the position of minorities in the European Union.
With news about, among other things, the launch of Leeuwarden-Fryslân, European Capital of Culture 2018, findings by CUSC-UB researcher Avel·lí Flors-Mas on the role of school in the preservation of minority languages, and the publication of Mercator's 50th Regional Dossier.