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Mannheim 2017

"National language institutions and national languages"

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Stickel, Gerhard (ed.): National language Institutions and National Languages – Contributions to the EFNIL conference 2017 in Mannheim
ISBN 978-963-9074-74-3, Budapest: MTA Nyelvtudományi Intézet, 2018



Ludwig M. Eichinger (Director of the Institute for the German Language)

Grußwort/Welcome address

Gabriela Bennemann (German Foreign Ministry) 

Grußwort/Welcome address

Ulrike Freundlieb (City of Mannheim) 


Javier Hernandez-Saseta (European Commission) 

Does multilingualism matter for the European Union?

Gerhard Stickel (President of EFNIL) 


General reflections

Peter Auer (University of Freiburg) 

The German neo-standard in a Europa context

Willem Waslander (Dutch Ministry of Justice)

How to establish trust in digital public services in the European Community

Franciska de Jong (University of Utrecht)

The scope of CLARIN: From language as linguistic data to language as social and cultural data

Henk van den Heuvel (CLST, Radboud University & President of the ELRA Board)Khalid Choukri (Secretary General ELRA & CEO of ELDA)

ELRA’s central role in managing language resources in Europe 

Reports on various countries

Júlia Vrábľová (Ľudovit Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovakian Academy of Science)

Specifics of institutional management of the national language in Slovakia

Željko Jozić (Institute for Croatian Language and Linguistics)

The Institute for Croatian Language and Linguistics and its role in developing the modern Croatian language

Gábor Prószéky (Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

Supporting the Hungarian Language both inside and outside Hungary

Piotr Żmigrodzki (The Institute of the Polish Language at the Polish Academy of Sciences)

The Polish experience of a national institute for language

Heewon Jung (National Institute of Korean Language)

Korea’s linguistic policies: Status and challenges

Ina Druviete (University of Latvia) /Jānis Valdmanis (Latvian Language Agency)

The role of national language policy institutions in the implementation of the law on the Official State Language in Latvia

Jolanta Zabarskaitė (Institute of the Lithuanian Language)

How does your institution track language? The case of the Institute of the Lithuanian Language

Cecilia Robustelli (Dipartimento di Studi Linguistici e Culturali, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia)

Language policy in Italy. The role of national institutions

Svetla Koeva (Institute for Bulgarian Language, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences)

The language situation in Bulgaria

Hans Bennis (Nederlandse Taalunie)/Johan Van Hoorde (Nederlandse Taalunie)

Different countries, one language - an integrated language policy: language policy in the Dutch language area and the role of the Taalunie

Nathalie Marchal (Service de la langue française, Bruxelles)

Les dispositifs de coopération linguistique dans l’espace francophone

Jean-François Baldi (Délégation générale à la langue française et aux langues de France)

En France, un droit et une institution au service de la politique linguistique 

Astrid Adler (Institute for the German Language)/Rahel Beyer (Institute for the German Language)

Languages and language policies in Germany / Sprachen und Sprachenpolitik in Deutschland

Ari Páll Kristinsson (Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies)

National language policy and planning in Iceland – aims and institutional activities 

Gu›rún Kvaran (Icelandic Language Council)

The Icelandic Language Council: past, present and future

Åse Wetås (Language Council of Norway)

100 years of language planning in Norway

Jennie Spetz (Swedish Language Council)

Swedish in the spotlight

Tõnu Tender (Institute of the Estonian Language)

Introduction to language planning and maintenance in Estonia

Panel discussion

Hans Bennis (Nederlandse Taalunie)/ Ina Druviete (University of Latvia)/

Gábor Prószéky (Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

John Simpson (Kellogg College, University of Oxford)

Moderator: Tamás Váradi (Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

Panel discussion – Comparing language policies: “leave your language alone” vs. “a language must be cared for”


EFNIL: Members and associate member institutions

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