An overview of our past activities

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Aug

02

With news about, among other things, 20 years of European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages, bilingual children and autism, crowdfunding for Cornish TV, official status for Sardinian, the endangered Yukaghir languages and Disney's The Incredibles 2 in Catalan, and much more...

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Jun

28

With news about, among other things, multilingual language learning, the COMBI project Modules, sociolinguistic research in Catalan language, language equality in the digital age, ambassadors from the endangered Grèko community in Friesland and much more...

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Jun

27

Symposium about digital technologies for minority languages, hosted by Campus Fryslân (RuG) and Mercator/ Fryske Akademy.

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Jun

12

The COMBI project organizes a full-day conference with themes related to minority languages and health care.

 

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May

31

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...

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May

22

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.

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Apr

24

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...

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Apr

24

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.

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Apr

23

Call for Papers Deadline extended to January 8, 2017. The first Frisian humanities conference will be from April 23-26, 2018.

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Apr

14

The Frisian MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), by Afûk and Mercator / Fryske Akademy will be launched at 2:30 pm with a festive activity in Language Pavilion MeM in the Prinsentuin in Leeuwarden.

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