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MA Multilingualism students Sara and Guillem win LC Award 2018!

A short while ago, we asked you on our social media accounts to vote for our Multilingualism master students Guillem Belmar and Sara Pinho as they were competing in the race for the LC Awards 2018. We are very happy to announce that Guillem and Sara won the LC Award in the academic category! Congratulations…


Interview with master student Guillem Belmar

Guillem Belmar comes from Catalonia and studies Multilingualism at the University of Groningen. We had a chat with him and talked about his motivation to come here and his thoughts on multilingualism in Fryslân. Hi Guillem! Who are you? My name is Guillem Belmar Viernes. I come from Girona, a city in North-East Catalonia. I…


Minorities & Multilingualism at the 1ste Conference on Frisian Humanities

On 23 to 26 April 2018 the Fryske Akademy organised the first Conference on Frisian Humanities in the Municipal Theatre De Harmonie in Leeuwarden. This four-day conference brought together scholars from different disciplines to Ljouwert/Leeuwarden, the capital of the bilingual province Fryslân. The Conference provided a forum for scientific debate concerning language and culture in the Frisian regions, in…

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