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The 17th International Conference on Minority Languages

is organized by the Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning (Fryske Akademy). ICML XVII will take place from 22-24 May 2019 in Ljouwert/ Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. Please register before the 31st of March. 
We look forward to seeing you there!


Time schedule ICML XVII online!

A draft programme for the 17th International Conference on Minority Languages (ICML XVII) is now online. With over 150 participants already, flying in from all over the world, this edition will be (again) incredibly interesting! Don't miss it!

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Theme 2019: Minority Languages in a Globalized Society

Globalization changed how people do business, communicate with each other and it impacts education and language learning. But while the world is increasingly globalizing, minority languages may face severe challenges to survive or withhold their position within a dynamic society.

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Extend your stay and visit the famous Leeuwarden Street Theatre Festival (24-25 May 2019)

Puppeteers, acrobats, dancers, music... all for free on the streets of Leeuwarden! Check this blog from 2016 for an impression: