NORFACE funding for seminars

Paul McIlvenny paul at HUM.AAU.DK
Thu Feb 16 08:27:01 UTC 2006

Given the recent messages, this new funding source may prove useful for 
critical discourse analysts studying nationalism, 'race', ethnicity and
immigration and language issues in Europe...


The 2006 Call for applications to the NORFACE Seminar Scheme has been

The seminar activities are expected to begin in September 2006. In 2007 a
further call for applications within new themes can be expected.

The maximum sum available per award is 80.000 EUR incl. overheads for a
period of two years.  The funding is intended to supplement national
research funding.

The deadline for submission of applications is 1 April 2006.


NORFACE is a partnership between twelve national research councils to
increase co-operation in research and research policy in Europe.

Proposals are invited under two strategically selected themes. These have
been identified by the NORFACE Network Board and are believed to display
strength across five or more countries, and to be ambitious and

Immigration and Demographic Challenges in Europe
* Immigration Policies and demographic change
* Immigration in an Ageing Society
* Immigration and Social Cohesion
* Intergenerational Perspectives on Immigration
* Immigration and Changing Gender Patterns

Social Aspects of Language Diversity
* Language Policies, Language Rights
* Language and Social Action
* Home Language, School Language
* Language Multi-Culturalism
* Language and European Integration

The specific 'research areas' mentioned under each theme are intended only
as examples of areas which could be taken forward by applicants.
Applicants are also encouraged to themselves define other specific
'research areas' under each main theme.

Further information:

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