On 22-24 May 2017, the Amsterdam School for Transnational, Regional and European Studies of the Faculty of Humanities of the Universiteit van Amsterdam will host an international conference entitled The Politics of Multilingualism: Possibilities and Challenges. You can download the poster of the conference, for your convenience. More information on the scope of the conference was already published in the call for papers.
This section of our website presents the detailed panel program of the conference (also downloadable as a single PDF (updated).
For a quick glance on the panels, please click on each panel title below and find the names of the presenters, the title of their contributions, and (possibly) the unedited drafts of their papers, ready for download.
Please beware that we have a public debate in Dutch (with English summary) everybody is invited to attend on the following topic: Multilingualism in Education: law and regulations and policy (Download the flyer on: Meertaligheid in het onderwijs).
- Public debate (in Dutch): Meertaligheid in het Onderwijs: Wet- en regelgeving en beleid
- Panel #1: State Traditions and Language Regimes in Post-Soviet Europe
- Panel #2: State Traditions and Language Regimes: New Case Studies and Theoretical Puzzles
- Panel #3: New perspectives on LPP: the case of Small Island States. The Caribbean islands and the Kingdom of the Netherlands
- Panel #4: The Politics of Multilingualism in Complex Urban Settings
- Panel #5: The Politics of Multilingualism in Complex Urban Settings Part II
- Panel #6: What is Multilingualism?
- Panel #7: Minority Languages in Central Europe and the Balkans
- Panel #8: Multilingualism in Central Europe and the Balkans
- Panel #9: The Politics of Linguistic Justice
- Panel #10: Global English: Possibilities and Challenges
- Panel #11: Linguistic Landscapes and Soundscapes
- Panel #12: Pushing the Boundaries of Multilingualism: Theory and Practice
- Panel #13: Multilingual Societies: Possibilities and Challenges
- Panel #14: Multilingualism in Education
- Panel #15: The Politics of Language in Multinational States
- Panel #16: South Asian Perspectives on Multilingualism
- Panel #17: Language Policies in Practice
- Panel #18: Turkish Perspectives on Multilingualism
- Panel #19: The Russian Language as an Instrument in Russia’s Soft Power Toolbox
- Panel #20: Russia as a lingua franca and the use of Russian language media