[lg policy] Fwd: Symposium on Language and Exclusion, New York, May 7, 2015: Call for papers

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 19:51:54 UTC 2015

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Symposium on Language and Exclusion, New York, May 7, 2015: Call for papers

CAL Language Policy Research Network

*Call for Papers*


A Symposium

The Study Group on Language at the United Nations

in cooperation with

The Centre for Research and Documentation on World Language Problems

invites you to contribute to

*A Symposium on Language and Exclusion*

on Thursday, May 7, 2015

at the Church Center, 777 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017

First Avenue at 44th Street


The organizers welcome proposals for brief 20-minute papers on topics such
as the following:

·        Language policy in international organizations

·        Language parity in international settings

·        Language use at, and by, the United Nations

·        Language as a factor in sustainable development

·        Language and human rights

·        Discrimination on grounds of language

·        Language and the post-2015 development agenda

·        The role of language in international peacekeeping

·        Language and globalization

·        Language and minority rights

·        Mother-tongue education

·        NGOs and language policy

Please send proposals (200 words or less) to the chair of the symposium
organizing committee, Prof. Humphrey Tonkin, at tonkin at hartford.edu, by
February 15, 2015.  The committee expects to make final decisions on the
program by March 1.

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 Harold F. Schiffman

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 Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies
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