Linguapax Award 2008

Don Osborn dzo at
Thu Dec 13 16:05:20 UTC 2007

I've just learned that the deadline for nominations has been extended to 21 December 2007. Don



FYI, the call for nominations for the Linguapax Award 2008. Note the deadline of Dec. 15.




We are pleased to inform you that the call for candidates to the Linguapax awards 2008 is open. Kindly send your nominees to the secretariat of the Linguapax Institute (info at before December 15th 2007 along with their short biographical note if possible. 

As in previous occasions, the name of the prize-winner will be made public on February 21, coinciding with the International Mother Language Day. The Linguapax Awardee will be granted the amount of 3,000 €. 

For more information about the awards, please visit: 




[from the Linguapax website]


Linguapax Prize




1. The Linguapax Prizes are awarded every year by the Linguapax Institute.


2. The prizes are awarded to linguists, researchers, professors and members of the civil society in acknowledgement of their outstanding work in the field linguistic diversity and/or multilingual education. Nominations of people having contributed to improve the linguistic situation of a community or country will be specially appreciated.


3. The nominations for the Linguapax Prizes must be sent to the secretariat of the Linguapax Institute along with a biographical note of the candidate. The nominations will remain confidential among the members of the jury.


4. The jury of the Linguapax Prizes will be formed by the members of the Advisory Committee of the Linguapax Institute.


5. The Linguapax prizes can be declared void. The jury's decision will be final.


6. The Linguapax Prize will be made public on February 21st of every year, International Mother Language Day.


7. The awardee will be granted the amount of 3,000 €

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