21.4446, Calls: Sociolinguistics/Faroe Islands

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Subject: 21.4446, Calls: Sociolinguistics/Faroe Islands

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Date: 04-Nov-2010
From: Karin Jóhanna Leitisstein Knudsen [karinj at socdev.fo]
Subject: Four or More Languages for All: Language policy challenges of the future

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Date: Sat, 06 Nov 2010 13:27:48
From: Karin Jóhanna Leitisstein Knudsen [karinj at socdev.fo]
Subject: Four or More Languages for All: Language policy challenges of the future

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Full Title: Four or More Languages for All: Language policy challenges of 
the future 

Date: 22-Aug-2011 - 24-Aug-2011
Location: Tórshavn, Faroe Islands 
Contact Person: Karin Jóhanna L. Knudsen
Meeting Email: malpolitikk at socdev.fo; malpolitikk at setur.fo
Web Site: http://www.socdev.fo/malpolitikk 

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics 

Other Specialty: Language Policy 

Call Deadline: 15-Jan-2011 

Meeting Description:

The conference 'Four or more languages for all: Language policy 
challenges of the future' - a conference on multilingualism in the Nordic 
countries - will be held on 22-24 August 2011 in the Nordic House in 
Tórshavn, the Faroe Islands.

The conference is based on a broad understanding of multilingualism and 
language policy.

Venue: the Nordic House, Norðari ringvegur - FO-100 Tórshavn -Tlf. (+298) 
351351 -Fax (+298) 351350 -  E-mail: nlh at nlh.fo; webpage: 

Information about the Faroe Islands: http://www.faroeislands.com/. 
Information on travel by air to the Faroes: www.atlantic.fo. Information on 
seaways travel to the Faroes: www.smyril-line.dk.

Please contact the hotel of your preference directly to make your own 
booking, mentioning the fact that you are a participant in the conference in 
question: Hotel Føroyar - Tel. (+298) 317500 - Fax (298) 317501 - E-mail: 
hf at hotelforoyar.fo; www.hotelforoyar.fo. Hotel Tórshavn -Tel. (+298) 
350000 - 
E-mail: ht at hoteltorshavn.fo; www.hoteltorshavn.fo. Hotel Hafnia - Tlf. 
(+298) 313233 - Fax 315250 - E-mail: hafnia at hafnia.fo; www.hafnia.fo. 
Rooms are offered at a negotiated conference rate. Accommodation at a 
hostel is also an option.

Conference fee: 
Until 15 April 2011 (date included), DKK 1400 / EUR 187 (students, 
unemployed and senior citizens DKK 1200 / EUR 160 ).
After 15 April 2011, DKK 1600 / EUR 215 (students, unemployed and senior 
citizens  DKK 1400 / EUR 187).
Fee includes participation, refreshments and lunch during the conference 
as well as an end-of-conference dinner.

Keynote speakers are:
- Dr. Carol Benson, Centre for Teaching and Learning, Stockholm University 
- Prof. Anne Holmen, Institute of Pedagogy, the Danish School of Education, 
Aarhus University
- Prof. emeritus Robert Phillipson, Copenhagen Business School
- Prof. Markku Suksi, Department of Law, Åbo Akademi University

Conference organisers: 
- Karin Jóhanna L. Knudsen, karinj at socdev.fo, cand scient.soc., 
Granskingardepilin fyri Samfelagsmenning (Research Center for Social 
Development), the University of the Faroe Islands, www.socdev.fo.
- Elisabeth Holm, eh at ask.fo, cand.phil, MA, The International Office, the 
University of the Faroe Islands, www.setur.fo
- Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark, sia at peace.ax, Jur. Dr., Associate Professor in 
international law, director of Åland Islands  Peace Institute, www.peace.ax.
- Leena Huss, leena.huss at valentin.uu.se, Professor in Finnish; research 
fields: multilingualism, language policy, language loss and revitalization, the 
Hugo Valentin-Centre, Uppsala University.
- Tove Skutnabb-Kangas, skutnabbkangas at gmail.com, dr.phil, retired, 
www.Tove-Skutnabb-Kangas.org, Åbo Akademi University, Vasa, Associate 
Professor in minority education and linguistic human rights.

Academic committee, as above, plus:
- Hjalmar Petersen, hjalmar.petersen at uni-hamburg.de, dr.phil, 
Collaborative Research Center: Multilingualism, University of Hamburg.
- Kári á Rógvi, kariar at setur.fo, Jur. Dr., head of faculty, the faculty of 
history and social studies, the University of the Faroe Islands. 

2nd Call For Papers

Read more on the homepage: 

Abstracts are to be sent to: malpolitikk at socdev.fo

Deadline for submission of abstracts (200-300 words) is 15 January 2011.

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