Int'l Mother Lg Day

Johanna Laakso johanna.laakso at
Fri Feb 17 22:14:28 UTC 2006

Dear All,

on 21 February, the International Mother Language Day will be celebrated.
Please take a look at the link below (or directly from ) and consider whether and how these
beautiful ideas and resources could help the revitalization and research of
endangered Uralic languages.

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Johanna Laakso
Universität Wien € Institut für Europäische und Vergleichende Sprach- und
Literaturwissenschaft (EVSL)
Abteilung für Finno-Ugristik
Universitätscampus AAKH, Spitalg. 2-4 Hof 7, A-1090 Wien
Tel. +43 1 4277 43019 | Fax +43 1 4277 9430
johanna.laakso at |

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Von: Andre Cramblit <andrekar at NCIDC.ORG>
Antworten an: Andre Cramblit <andrekar at NCIDC.ORG>
Datum: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 10:12:03 -0800
Betreff: Mother Tongue

International Mother Language Day (21 February 2006)

The world's nearly 6,000 languages will be celebrated on International
Mother Language Day, an event aimed at promoting linguistic diversity
and multilingual education.

Ensuring that these languages can continue in use alongside the major
international languages of communication is a genuine challenge to
countries worldwide.

Today, about half of the 6,000 or so languages spoken in the world are
  under threat

This year's theme will be devoted to the topic of languages and

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