Join the summit for young speakers of minority languages HIGA2020
An exciting event for minority speakers from around the world is coming up this year: HIGA2020!. From 6-9 September 2020, around 80 young speakers of minority languages from around the world gather…February 21, 2020
How well does the Dutch government protect national minorities?
How well does the Dutch government protect national minorities? Europe’s answers create job perspectives for students of Frisian The Dutch government should do more to promote the Frisian language and identity.…October 4, 2019
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…May 21, 2018
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.…May 16, 2018
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…May 16, 2018
Catalonia: nearby, but far away
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…November 29, 2017
27th November 2017: Catalonia Nearby
27th November 2017: Catalonia Nearby An evening for speakers and discussions on the Catalan situation, in comparison to Fryslân Many Frisians feel solidarity for the Catalans. The emotions related to speaking a…November 23, 2017
Stimmen celebrates 10,000 users!
Stimmen celebrates 10,000 users! Hurray! We’ve reached the flattering milestone of 10,000 users of our language app Stimmen! We would like to embrace you in a big thank you for passionately raising…October 10, 2017
The app Stimmen fan Fryslân is launched!
The app Stimmen fan Fryslân is launched! The app Stimmen fan Fryslân is released! This app lets you discover various languages and different varieties of Frisian. You can also record and add spoken…September 20, 2017
De taaltwivel fan studint Hoeke Tamme
Written by: prof. dr. G.T. (Goffe) Jensma Goffe Jensma is professor of Frisian Language and Culture and director of studies of the BA Minorities & Multilingualism and MA Multilingualism at the University…July 15, 2017