The preliminary academic program can be downloaded from here in pdf format.
The Conference Abstracts volume can be downloaded from here in pdf format
Please note that the time slot for paper presentations is 1/2 hours, and  the time slots for colloquia are 2.5-3 hours long.
Please also note that this is a preliminary program and is subject to change without notice.
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PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

JULY 4, Wednesday

 

Pre-Conference Workshop for DILING (FP6 SSA) Project Participants

10-12.30

Panel 1

12.30-14

Lunch

14-17.30

Panel 2

 

18-20

Registration for ICML Participants

 

Wine and Cheese


JULY 5, Thursday

8.00-9.00

Registration

9.00-09-30

Opening Session
Formal Opening: Károly Manherz, Ministry of Education and Culture
Molnár Kálmán Hall

9.45-10.15

Paper Sessions

Session1
Rm 010

Session2
Rm 011

Session3
Rm 103

Session4
Rm 104

Session5
Rm 207

Session6
Rm 307

 

Hodges, Rhian Siân
Bilingualism and education: Use of the Welsh language among young people in South Wales

Van Bossuyt, Anneleen
Is there a European legal framework for the protection of minority languages? The European Union and the Council of Europe screened

Chalmers, Douglas
The Economic Impact of Gaelic Arts and Culture within Glasgow: Minority Languages and Post-Industrial Cities

Djordjevic, Ksenija
Cross-border ethnic minorities boundedness in Central Europe : an integrative typology of frontiers and borders

de Graaf, Tjeerd
Minority languages and corpus linguistics Title: Voices from Tundra and Taiga: The Use of Sound Archives for the Study and Teaching of Endangered Languages

Barrera-González, Andrés
Language Ideologies, Politics and Policies in Spain, 1978-2005

 

Allain, Laure
The Implementation of European Language Policy in Belgium

Andrássy, György
Recognizing Language Rights: A Long and Intricate Progress Towards Justice

Bretxa, Vanessa
Sociolinguistic profiles of Catalan young speakers: Language use, competence, attitude, and social networks

Aronin, Larissa
Minority language use in Ireland: the Time dimension

Schermer, Trude
Sign Language planning and policies: the role of a national sign language database in the Netherlands

Marten, Heiko F.
Revisiting the Evaluation of the Sociolinguistic Status of a Minority Language: Some Suggestions out of the Theoretical Labyrinth

 

10.15-10.45

10.45-11.15

Coffee Break

11.15-12

Plenary1: Stephen May
The Politics of Language Rights: Notes from the Frontline
Molnár Kálmán Hall

12-13

Minority Self-Governments of Pécs
Molnár Kálmán Hall

13-14

Lunch
Halassy-Nagy József Hall (Aula)

14-15

 

Poster Session; Exhibition of Roma Artists

15-15.30

Paper Sessions and Colloquia

Session1
Rm 010

Session2
Rm 011

Session3
Rm 103

Session4
Rm 104

Session5
Rm 207

Session6
Rm 307

C1
Molnár Kálmán Hall

C2
Óriás Nándor Hall

C3
Irk Albert Hall (Aud Max)

C4
Holub József Hall

C5

 

 

Ignatoiu-Sora, Emanuela
The Importance of Language for the Roma’s Identity- Seen from a Legal Perspective

Latomaa, Sirkku
Making provision for Europe’s additional languages: some examples of good practice

Janes, Judit
The linguistic attitudes of migrant children in the schools of Catalonia

Bada, Maria Claudia
The Na-naš variety in Molise (Italy): sociolinguistic patterns and bilingual education

Koreinik, Kadri
The power of nomination. Public discourse on South Estonian language

Farkas, Tamás
Changing names as abolishing the difference Characteristics of name changes, the Magyarization of surnames in Hungary

Towards a Global Paradigm for Linguistic Diversity
Chair: Dónall Ó Riagáin

Minority Language between Tradition and Modernity: the Case of the Italo/Slovene Border
Chair: Tom Priestly

Emerging from the Ashes of Linguistic Imperialism and Lighting the Fires of Sign Bi-lingualism: Sign Language Communities and the case for Linguistic Human Rights and Citizenship
Chair: Steve Emery

Minority language media in a globalising world: Issues of identity, representation, community and vitality
Chair: Sari Pietikäinen

 

Lubecka, Anna
Cultural identity of Bergitka Roma – a multiplex and hybrid cultural identity and its communication)

Ozturk, Fatih
Language rights in Turkey for minorities

Michalopoulou, Eleni
How the minority language is presented in immigrant accounts

Harris, John
Variation in speaking proficiency in immersion and Gaeltacht schools

Le Nevez, Adam
A Critical Approach to Language Activism in Brittany

Gál, Noémi
Language shift and maintenance in the Hungarian speaking communities in Romania

 

 

 

 

 

15.30-16

16-16.30

Orefice, Matthew
The Pornography of Pigeonholing: Depictions of Roma in Media

 

Souza, Ana
“Replanted trees”: the effect of migration on the linguistic and cultural identities of a group of Brazilian mothers in the UK

 

 

Głuszkowski, Michał
Polish Old Believers: the Language Shift, Maintenance or ...?

 

 

 

 

 

16.30-17

Coffee Break

17-17.30

Paper Sessions and Colloquia cont.

Olgaç, Christina Rodell
Linguistic revitalisation among Romani pupils in a Swedish school context

 

 

Imre, Anna
Learning environment and learning pathways of foreign and minority languages in the Hungarian education system

Ram, Drorit
Language policy, ideology, and language choice in higher education in Israel

Hajek, John
"Between a rock and a hard place: the Ladin minority in the Romance-German linguistic border region of the Dolomites"

 

 

 

 

 

17.30-18

Sorescu Marinković, Annemarie
“How can I be Gypsy if I don’t know Gypsy?” – the Bayash and their language

 

 

Mary, Latisia
Teacher education for the support of second language acquisition

Hatoss, Aniko
A cosmopolitan outlook: On what levels does language planning happen?

 

 

 

 

 

 

18.15-19

Plenary 2: Viv Edwards
The economics of minority languages
Molnár Kálmán Hall

19.30/20-

Reception
Tanac Concert and Dancing
Hall of the General Assembly of Baranya

(Pécs, Papnövelde utca 5.)


JULY 6, Friday

9-9.45

Plenary 3: Susan Gal
Language and Political Space:  Lessons for the Study of Minority Languages
Molnár Kálmán Hall

10-10.30

Coffee Break

10.30-11

Paper Sessions and Colloquia

Session1
Rm 010

Session2
Rm 011

Session3
Rm 103

Session4
Rm 104

Session5
Rm 207

Session6
Rm 307

C1
Molnár Kálmán Hall

C2
Óriás Nándor Hall

C3
Irk Albert Hall (Aud Max)

C4

Ó Riagáin, Pádraig
Social Change and Language Attitudes: Tracking long-term shifts in Language Attitudes

Bradean-Ebinger, Nelu
German Minority in Eastern Central Europe

Tarsoly, Eszter
Prescriptivism/purism, planned intervention into language change – the case of Hungarian in the context of Czech, German, French, and Romanian

Siqués, Carina
The School Learning of a Minority Language: The Case of Catalonia

Casesnoves, Raquel
Prediction of the future efficiency of several language-revitalization programs in Spain and the UK

Kalinin, Valdemar
New Words (Neologisms) in the Romani Language (Baltic Roma Dialects

Issues in Language Planning in the Gaeltacht (Irish-speaking districts): Implementation of the Findings of the ‘Comprehensive Linguistic Study of the Use of Irish in the Gaeltacht’
Chair: Conchúr Ó Giollagáin

Endangered Uralic Languages
Chair: Bakró-Nagy Marianne

Diversity from Above and Below: The Challenges of Ethnic, Language and Cultural Pluralism in European Higher Education
Chair: Feischmidt Margit

 

O’Rourke, Bernadette
Whose Language is it?: Struggles over Language Ownership in an Irish
Language Classroom

Nagy, Ágota Kinga
Multilingualism and Language Contact in Inter-war Czernowitz (Bukovina)

Çelebi, Nazmiye
Growing Trilingual: Bilingual family trilingual children Cypriot Turkish Immigrants in Europe

Van de Craen, Piet
Language Learning and Cognitive Development in CLIL schools in Brussels: Bilingual Education as Innovative Language Education

Seurujärvi-Kari, Irja
The making of Saami collective identity in the context of Saami and indigenous movement

Theesz Poschner, Margarita
The Hungarian mother tongue outside Hungary: a case study of bilingualism of the Hungarians in Mexico and Argentina

 

 

 

 

11-11.30

Hughes, Stephanie
The multiple identities of the Rhenish and Moselle Franconian speaking communities in North-East France - the role of education and the media in renegotiation of transnational identity

Soltan, Angela
The perspectives of the Gagauz minority in the Republic of Moldova

 

Tóth, Sándor János
Slovakian language usage
in education in Hungary

Chatzidaki, Aspassia
Language maintenance in immigrant settings: the case of Albanians in Greece

György-Ulhollm, Kamilla
Monolingual/multilingual and minority/majority background as predictors of language shift and maintenance – A study on Swedish Hungarian families –

 

 

 

 

11.30-12

Lapresta, Cecilio
Collective identity and language in multicultural and multilingual contexts. The Aran Valley case

 

 

Nádor, Orsolya Adaptation of the Europa School model for the East and East-Central European Region

Molnár Bodrogi, Enikő
The Revival of a ”Faceless Minority” - The Case of the Kvens in Norway

 

 

 

 

 

12-12.30

12.30-13.30

Lunch
Halassy-Nagy József Hall (Aula)

13.30-14.30

Poster Session
Exhibition of Roma Artists

14.30-15

 

Paper Sessions and Colloquia

Session1
Rm 010

Session2
Rm 011

Session3
Rm 103

Session3
Rm 104

Session5
Rm 207

Session6
Rm 307

C1
Molnár Kálmán Hall

C2
Óriás Nándor Hall

C3
Irk Albert Hall (Aud Max)

C4
Holub József Hall

C5

Priestly, Tom
Sell-identification among the minority Slovenes in Austria

Shuplinska, Ilga
Ethnolinguistic Situation in Latgale

Porcel, Jorge
Why do I think English should be the official language in the United States: Commonsense reasons in support of English Only

Nasri Nasrabady, Azadeh
An Investigation of Persian Students’Attitudes toward L1 & L2 Cultures and L2 Cultural Awareness

Hyvärinen, Sari
On minority languages, the media and the Internet with Saami languages as a case study

Lixandru, Alina Ioana
Romanian with a difference (the unintended consequences of standardization within a quasi-homogeneous 'dialect'

DILING – Dimensions of Linguistic Otherness: Prospect for Maintenance and Revitalization of Minority Languages
Chair: Bartha Csilla

Language Asymmetries and the struggle for the accumulation of Linguistic Capital: Focus on the Balkans and Cyprus
Chair: Tarik Hadzibeganovic

Language revitalization through multimedia technology
Chair: Briony Williams

Mezzofanti: the bilingual program of the University of Florence
Chair: Anne Tamm

Gandhi Secondary School

15-15.30

Hornsby, Michael
Change and Resistance in Minoritised Linguistic Landscapes

Su-chiao, Chen
Multilingualism in Taiwan

Ferguson, Gibson
English as an International language for Scientific Communication: Assessing the Risks of Domain Loss

Van Mensel, Luk
Crossing borders: Perspectives from parents of francophone and other language-speaking children in Dutch-speaking schools

Van den Heuvel, Theo The role of ICT in language preservation and education

Murshed, Sikder Monoare
Feasibility Study of Bilingual Education for Indigenous Communities of Bangladesh

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awonusi, Segun
Linguistic hegemony and the plight of minority languages in Nigeria

Ódry, Ágnes
Bilingual education in legislation and in practice: The case of Serbia

Priven, Dmitri
How grievable is the loss of an L1: Towards a reconceptualisation of some European minority language education practices

Costa, Jaume
Integration of immigrant children in bilingual schools in Corsica, Occitania and Northern Catalonia

 

 

 

 

15.30-16

16-16.30

Coffee Break

16.30-17

Paper Sessions and Colloquia cont.

 

Brezigar, Sara
Use of minority language at workplace in Slovenia: pictures of ordinary life among civil servants who belong to ethnic minorities

Ulasiuk, Iryna
Linguistic human rights within Russian and European legal frameworks

Natcheva, Natalia
Media Language about Minorities in Bulgarian National and Regional Press

Schaarschmidt, Gunter
Functional code-switching as a factor in language maintenance: Sorbian in Germany and Doukhobor Russian in Canada

Ilić, Marija
Hungarian quotes in the reported speech of the older Serbian population from Hungary (Szigetcsép

 

 

 

 

Discussion with EP Members

Molnár Kálmán Hall

17-17.30

 

Árendás, Zsuzsa
Language use and representations of language in ethnically hybrid communities of Southern Slovakia )

Suleymanova, Dilyara
International linguistic rights standards in the debates over the language issues in Republic of Tatarstan

 

Ní Ghearáin, Helena
The Acceptance of Planned Terminology among the Irish-speaking community

Kovács, Emőke
Code-switching and language shift in American Hungarian

 

 

 

 

17.30-18

18.15-19

Closing Session: Durk Gorter
Molnár Kálmán Hall

19.30/20-

Reception
Pezsgőház Étterem
Szent István tér 12.