On December 22th, students from the master Multilingualism presented their posters based on their original language research. Among the subjects they presented were: linguistic landscaping, sign language and religion, language attitudes towards Frisian but also towards other minority languages, language in education, and many more topics. Minority Languages in Social Media One of the MA students,…
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Marlene Bakker sings in Gronings, the dialect spoken in the Dutch province of Groningen. We had a chat with her and talked about what this minority language means to her and how it affects her music. Hi Marlene! Who are you? My name is Marlene Bakker, I am a singer/songwriter. About 7 years ago I…
Catalonia: nearby, but far away The event ‘Catalonia Nearby’ was a great success! In an attempt to provide more information about the Catalan situation, the referendum and the events leading up to it, the European Bureau for Small Languages (EBLT), Mercator European Research Centre and University of Groningen, department of Minorities & Multilingualism | Frysk…
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Our graduates understand the complexity of the contemporary world. Uniquely interdisciplinary, our programme integrates knowledge across areas such as culture, language, history, politics, sociology and anthropology. Out of the classroom, in-depth immersion experiences engage students in learning hands-on and in the field. Moreover, by graduation, many of our students display superior-level proficiency in at least one language other than English.
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