How do Frisian speakers in Fryslân perceive the measures that are in place to protect and promote their language? This article is the first contemporary investigation of the subjective compared to the objective ethnolinguistic vitality of West Frisian.
This Regional Dossier is the third edition of the dossier 'The Basque language in education in Spain', originally compiled by Dr Nick Gardner and upated in 2005. Ines-Mª Garcia-Azkoaga and Maite Garcia-Ruiz were responsible for the updates in this newest edition.
With news about, among other things, the public hearings on the Minority SafePack initiative, the recognition of Dutch Sign Language as official language besides Dutch and Frisian, the declining amount of people that can speak Occitan, a thesis on language awareness in foreign language education, the first radio station in the Venetian language, and much more!
With news about, among other things, European concerns about the Cornish and Irish languages, new reports and evaluations about the implementation of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (ECRML), a Scots language recognition campaign, a day of mobilisation in France to defend education in regional languages, a joint statement on the European Day of Languages, and much more!
With news about, among other things, a protection plan for languages on the island of Sardinia that is approved by the regional council, Europe demands more Frisian teaching hours in the Dutch province of Fryslân, a new campaign to raise awareness about the use of Valencian, the new Minority network Schleswig-Holstein and Southern Denmark, the 2020 Gorsedd honours Welsh professor Elin Haf Gruffydd Jones, and much more!