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LINGUIST List 24.5342

Thu Dec 19 2013

Confs: Sociolinguistics, Language Acquisition, Translation, General Linguistics/Spain

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <xiyanlinguistlist.org>

Date: 19-Dec-2013
From: Andrew Gibson <Andrew.Gibsonocol.clo.gc.ca>
Subject: International Symposium on Language Rights and Social Cohesion
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International Symposium on Language Rights and Social Cohesion

Date: 19-Mar-2014 - 20-Mar-2014
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Contact: Judith Macaya
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Sociolinguistics; Translation

Subject Language(s): Catalan-Valencian-Balear; English; Spanish

Meeting Description:

The Catalan Ombudsman Office will be hosting an International Symposium on Language Rights and Social Cohesion in Plurilinguistic societies from March 19 to 20, 2014. The Symposium will take place within the framework of the 'Tricentenari BCN' Commemoration events. The year 2014 will mark the 300th anniversary of the events of September 11, 1714. The two day event includes:

- A public presentation of a report on language rights in Catalonia and an overview of the situation in Spain.
- An international conference on language rights with the participation of experts in the fields of rights and languages.


Born Centre Cultural
Pla├ža Comercial, 12 Barcelona


Registration is free and will be on a first-come first-serve basis. Seats are limited. The deadline to register is January 31, 2014.

To register for the Symposium, please call +34 933 018 075 or email gabinetsindic.cat. Participants will be responsible for their own travel and accommodations.

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