Conference on language policy and language reality (fwd)

Harold F. Schiffman haroldfs at
Sun Mar 11 12:55:01 UTC 2007

HDPL 2007 - Language Policy and Language Reality

Date: 24-May-2007 - 26-May-2007
Location: Split, Croatia
Contact Person: Jagoda Granic
Meeting Email:;
Web Site:

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2007

Meeting Description:

The focus of the conference will be on language policy as a part of
sociolinguistics. The conference will address a broad range of topics in
language planning (status planning, language rights, corpus planning,
language acquisition planning / policy of language education), language
cultivation, political discourse, linguistic manipulation, attitudes
toward languages (discrimination and xenophobia, language hygiene),
sociolinguistic aspects of languages in contact, strategies of Croatian
language policy, unity and diversity of language policy in the EU
(majority and minority languages, language policy of European
institutions, languages and their teaching in Europe), global language
policy - challenges of global communication and the future of language

Forwarded from AILA Research Network on Language Policy



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