Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin | LANGSCAPE | News | Archive | LANGSCAPE News 2017 | Announcement: Langscape Conference Leeuwarden/Ljouwert Programme

Announcement: Langscape Conference Leeuwarden/Ljouwert Programme

Dear fellow Langscapers, colleagues, and friends,

As our conference in Leeuwarden/Ljouwert [NL] on 12th to 14th October, is drawing ever closer, we are happy to present the finalised conference programme to you. The conference will include presentations by over twenty speakers, discussing various topics connected to our overall theme “Multilingualism from Minority and Majority Perspectives”. For a closer look into the very diverse programme, please click: Langscape Conference Leeuwarden/Ljouwert Programme.

The keynote speakers will be:
  • Piet van Avermaet (Ghent) on “Multilingualism in Education. Problem or Asset?”
  • Jasone Cenoz (Donostia – San Sebastian) on “Minority languages and multilingual education: Is translanguaging a threat or an opportunity?”
  • Durk Gorter (Donostia – San Sebastian) on “Learning languages from the linguistic landscape”

As participant of the conference, you are also invited to take part in the Langscape Board of Directors meeting.

Registration for the conference will be open until 4th October, 2017.  For questions about the conference, please contact:

We are already looking forward to meeting you and hope you will join the discussion in Leeuwarden/Ljouwert [NL].

Kind regards,

Florian Möller