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Full Title: VIRSU 20 years: Jubilee Conference
Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Start Date: 05-Oct-2017 - 06-Oct-2017
Contact: Annekatrin Kaivapalu
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Meeting Description: The goal of this conference is to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the cooperation network VIRSU (Finno-Ugric Languages as Target Languages;, which has worked to connect researchers with an applied approach to Finno-Ugric languages since 1997. Currently, the network is facing new challenges. On the one hand, there is a growing need to create connections between applied-linguistic research conducted within Finno-Ugric studies and with other languages or language families. On the other hand, political changes in Europe, including the increasing mobility and immigration, make the teaching and learning of Finno-Ugric languages an even more acute issue. The jubilee conference will respond to these challenges and search for new avenues of research.
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics
Subject Language Family: Uralic
LL Issue: 27.4904

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