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Calendar event list

Oct

12

2-Day conference, hosted by Mercator Research Centre, in Ljouwert, the Netherlands. The conference is part of the international Langscape project.

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Aug

28

16th International Conference on Minority Languages, organized by the University of Jyväskylä Language Campus, Jyväskylä & Närpes, Finland

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Jan

17

On the 17th of January 2017, the kick-off meeting of the Teaching in Diversity Project took place at the headquarters of ECMI (European Centre for Minority Issues), the project’s lead partner.

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Dec

09

Seminar organised by SOAS (London), CIDLeS (Minde), and Mercator Research Centre on language documentation, and didactics.

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Nov

25

25, 26 November 2016 - Symposium: Documentation, Standardization and Teaching of Endangered Languages in Northern Eurasia, organized by the Foundation for Endangered Languages.

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Nov

11

11 November 2016, Ljouwert (NL) - Symposium, organized by Mercator Research Centre dealing with the influence of migration on the position of minority languages

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Nov

09

The kick-off meeting of the COMBI “Communication competences for migrants and disadvantaged background learners in bilingual work environments” project was held on the 9th and 10th of November in Leeuwarden (The Netherlands).

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Sep

26

The final conference of the LangOER project, held in Brussels, and coinciding with the European Day of languages.

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Jun

24

A delegation from Malta visited Fryslân and the Fryske Akademy. The delegates were Ms Rita Saliba and Ms Leanne Ellul, both active in the cultural and literary field in Valetta, Malta.

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Jun

23

June 23, 24 - Gathering in Hernani (Spain) of the Hitzargiak Consortium, including Mercator Research Centre.

 

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Jun

15

June 15 2016 - Stakeholders of the MIME Project, including Cor van der Meer of the Mercator Network, gathered at the Universidade do Algarve.

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May

26

May 26th - NPLD discusses strategy over the next years, Mercator Network members Jarmo Lainio and Cor van der Meer elected on the NPLD steering committee

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May

03

May 3 2016 - Mercator colleagues Richt Sterk and Cor van der Meer presents the publication: Papiamentu in Perspectief

 

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Mar

23

Students following the Master’s programme ‘Language, Humanities, and Society’ at the University of Utrecht came to Fryslân.

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Feb

20

To celebrate Mother Language Day, EBLT has arranged for the Basque movie “Amama” to play at Slieker FIlm, Ljouwert.

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Feb

19

Member of European Parliament Nils Torvalds visited the Fryske Akademy and the province It Bild, where the Bildts application for the European Charter for Regional and Minority Languages was presented.

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Oct

07

October 8, 9 2015 - Seminar, organizsd by LANGoer, hosted by the Fryske Akademy/Mercator Research Centre, addressing ‘How Open Education can Empower Minority Languages”.

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Jun

26

On 26 and 27 June 2015, SOAS and Mercator Research Centre co-organised the workshop and seminar 'Re-visiting language pedagogy of minority (and community) languages' at SOAS, University of London.

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Apr

08

The third Workshop of the LEARNMe project took place in Barcelona, under the title "Recent developments regarding the legal protection of minoritized languages: different European perspectives". The workshop brought together specialists from a wide range of European regions.

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Mar

26

A delegation of representatives of the Bunjevac minority in Serbia, including Suzana Kujundžić Ostojić, president of the National Council of the Bunjevac national minority, community activist Apolon Savanov, and intermediary Dragan Kostadinović, visited the Fryske Akademy.

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Mar

01

In March 2015, the University of Barcelona became an official partner within the LEARNMe project. The Centre Universitari de Sociolingüística i Comunicació at the University of Barcelona (CUSC UB) replaces our very valued partner CIEMEN, that needed to withdraw from the LEARNMe project due to financial issues.

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Feb

21

To celebrate Mother Language Day, EBLT and Slieker Film present the Welsh movie “Y Syrcas” to play at Slieker FIlm, Ljouwert.

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Feb

20

A delegation from Ulster Scots visited Mercator Research Centre at the Fryske Akademy (Leeuwarden, the Netherlands) on 17 February, to get acquainted with the Frisian experiences as a minority language.

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Nov

28

November 28, 29 2014 - International conference on Multilingualism and Social Media in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, co-organised by SOAS (University of London) and Mercator Research Centre (Fryske Akademy).

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Nov

20

20, 21 November 2014: Conference, organised by LangOER, focussing on the benefits of Open Educational Resources (OER) for small languages.

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