Valencian language policy conference

Damien Hall halldj at
Thu Nov 13 20:29:45 UTC 2003

Forwarded from one of the lists I am on (the list of people presently and
formerly connected with the University of Pennsylvania Linguistics Department,
I think).  Apologies for cross-posting.

Damien Hall


Valencia city (Spain) November 13  2003

Dear friends,

Allow us to present to you the II Congress of Valencian language, that will take
place on November 26, 27 & 28, in the Congress Palace of Valencia city. The
Congress is organised by different organizations dedicated to the Valencian

The II Congress of Valencian language wish to carry out the updating and
analyzing the actual situation of the Valencian language from different points
of view: linguistic, phonetic, literary, politic, sociologic, etc. Also, it is
their wish to summon the Valencian people, with the purpose of proposing,
discussing, analyzing, finding out and critizicing the current situation of the
Valencian language.

Presentations and reports will gather up and will contribute with new
understanding, new proposals, and different approaches; will inform against
illegal situations, and will raise their voices to show the unfair situation in
which the Valencian Language actually is.

Some of the interventions of the Congress will be the following ones:

Mr. J. Hans Niederehe. Romance Philologist, Universität Trier (Germany)

"The norm and the history of the dictionaries in Valencian"

Mr. Manuel Gimeno. Philologist. Member of the Language and Literature Section of
the Royal Academy of Valencian Culture. ”Current state of the European
sociolinguistics: the Valencian case”.

Mr. Benjamin Agullo. Croniste del Regne de Valencia (Chronicler of the Kingdom
of Valencia)

"Lluis Fullana and the Royal Spanish Academy: 75 anniversary”.

Mr. Leopolt Peñarroja. Linguist and Historian. Member of the Language and
Literature Section of the Royal Academy of Valencian Culture. “Historical view
and current state of the Valencian”.

Mr. Philippe Blanchet. Professor of Sociolinguistics. Director of the "Centre de
Recherche sur la Diversité Linguistique de la Francophonie". University Rennes
2 Haute Bretagne (France)

"Valencian and Provenzal: two linguistic cases to examination".

Mr. Ricart Garcia Moya. Professor of History and writer. “The Valencian language
in Catalonia”.

Mr. Carles Recio. Director of Publications of the Diputacio of Valencia
(Valencian Regional Goverment). “The Valencian and the Catalan in the classic

Mr. Joaquim Lanuza. Philologist. Member of the Language and Literature Section
of the Royal Academy of Valencian Culture. “Linguistic codification: aims,
criteria and alternatives”.

Closing: Mr. Ricardo de la Cierva, Ex-Minister of Culture of Spain. Professor of
Contemporary History

For more information about the Congress visit:

Technical Secretariat of the Congress:
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