Skip to main content

12-14 October: Multilingualism: minority & majority perspectives

Langscape conference

The conference will bring together scholars from different disciplines who explore issues of multilingualism from minority and majority perspectives. 

About the conference

On 12 to 14 October the LANGSCAPE conference, Multilingualism: minority & majority perspectives, will take place in Ljouwert, the capital of Fryslân, the Netherlands.

The conference will be hosted by Mercator European Research Centre, and is part of the LANGSCAPE network. Main topic will be "multilingualism from minority and majority perspectives". Themes under discussion include: identities, perceptions, attitudes, beliefs, values, motivations, norms, behaviour, language policies.

Abstracts may be submitted until July 1. Both theoretical and empirical angles are welcome! For more information about submitting an abstract, please click here.

In addition to the main conference, a doctoral seminar will be held from October 12th to 14th 2017. Click here for more information.


About Langscape

LANGSCAPE is an international research network engaging in plurilingualism, language education and language learning.

LANGSCAPE responds to the tendencies of linguistic, cultural, and methodological fragmentation in foreign/second/further language research by strengthening plurilingualism and diversity, and by giving special consideration to the social impact of mobility, migration, class, and gender as expressions of linguistic/cultural empowerment and integration.

Visit the Langscape website

About Mercator European Research Centre

This conference is hosted by Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning. This research institute, located in the capital of the minority language province Fryslân, researches multilingual education and language learning in Europe. For policy makers and professional workers, it is an independent and recognized reference centre.

For more information, please visit the Mercator Research website