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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…


Feest? Het eerste lustrum van Minorities & Multilingualism | Fries

Fries in een internationaal jasje In 2013 startte aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen een hernieuwde opleiding Friese Taal en Cultuur. De studie werd voortaan ingebed in een internationale Engelstalige studie: Minorities & Multilingualism. Dit jaar is dus een lustrumjaar. Wat in de afgelopen vijf jaar heel duidelijk is geworden, is de winst die de opleiding in…


Time to celebrate? The first lustrum of Minorities & Multilingualism | Frisian

Frisian in an international context In 2013 a new Frisian Language and Culture programme was launched at the University of Groningen. The study of Frisian was now embedded in an international oriented and English-spoken programme: Minorities & Multilingualism. This year is a lustrum year. What has become very clear in the past five years, is…

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