Plenary speakers


Monday 16 Dec at 10:15-11:00, Metsätalo, room 1

Anneli Sarhimaa (University of Mainz):

Finno-Ugric minority languages  in the EU – the basis of a new tool for assessing language maintenance

Tuesday 17 Dec at 10:00-11:00, Metsätalo, room 1

Fernand de Varennes (The University of Hong Kong):

Language Maintenance and Empowerment: Legal and Political Tools from a Global Perspective

Wednesday 18 Dec, at 14:30-15:30, Little Parliament –> Metsätalo, room 1

Tove Skutnabb-Kangas:

From linguistic genocide to language revitalisation – Indigenous peoples’ and minorities’ agency or neoliberal deconstruction of “languages”