LINGUIST List 32.1996

Wed Jun 09 2021

Confs: Gen Ling/Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 08-Jun-2021
From: Michele Gazzola <>
Subject: Nitobe Symposium: 'Language, conflict, and security'
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Nitobe Symposium: 'Language, conflict, and security'

Date: 26-Jul-2021 - 27-Jul-2021
Location: Belfast (Virtual), United Kingdom
Contact: Michele Gazzola
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

A two-day webinar bringing together a diverse range of experts and stakeholders to discuss contemporary developments in language policy in international and global contexts, exploring the theme of “Language, conflict, and security”.

Program Information:

The programme boasts an outstanding list of contributors who will explore the following aspects of the main theme over the two days:

- Language policy in Northern Ireland and implications for power-sharing in contested societies (Monday)
- Language in humanitarian crises and pro-active peace-building in the global context (Monday)
- Language in the context of security and conflict resolution in Europe (Tuesday)
- Promoting Linguistic Justice (Tuesday)

The event will be dual-language English-Esperanto with simultaneous interpretation

The event is co-organised by the School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences, Ulster University, and the Centre for Research and Documentation on World Language Problems (CED)


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