An overview of our past activities

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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Mar

23

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

Issues (ECMI) in Flensburg.

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Mar

12

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.

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Feb

20

On 20 Februari, the book "Meertaligheid en Onderwijs" will be presented in Amsterdam.

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Jan

30

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.

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Dec

18

This dossier is written by Manfred Gross, head of the Centre of Multilingualism at the University of Teacher Education of Grisons in Switzerland, and expert on the Romansh language. Matthias Grünert from the University of Fribourg has also provided valuable input.

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Dec

18

The 50th Dossier is "The Romansh language in education in Switzerland”, by Manfred Gross. To celebrate this joyful event, we have added a new means to select a dossier on the Mercator website: via an embedded map.

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