A two-day virtual symposium from 3 to 4 May 2022 will bring together stakeholders including United Nations staff members, government officials, university scholars, and members of civil society.
Focusing on the essential role that multilingualism must play in fostering sustainable development in the wake of COVID-19, the aim is to address linguistic challenges and innovative solutions with respect to Good Health and Well-Being (Sustainable Development Goal 3) and Quality Education (Sustainable Development Goal 4). Continue reading
The OAPEN network for open access books, funded by various European research councils and funds, has made available the title “The Language(s) of Politics: Multilingual Policy-Making in the European Union” by Nils Ringe and just published by University of Michigan Press.
“Multilingualism is an ever-present feature in political contexts around the world, including multilingual states and international organizations. Increasingly, consequential political decisions are negotiated between politicians who do not share a common native language. Nils Ringe uses the European Union to investigate how politicians’ reliance on shared foreign languages and translation services affects politics and policy-making. Continue reading
Future Learn, the MOOC consortium, is offering a free 4-week online course (3 hours per week) entitled “Multilingual Practices: Tackling Challenges and Creating Opportunities“. The course has been developed by the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.
It explores central aspects of multilingualism in today’s globalized societies, such as cognition, policies and education. Continue reading
A conference entitled “Eurolanguage in Private International Law. Legislating, translating and applying“/ “Eurolenguaje en Derecho internacional privado. Legislar, traducir y aplicar” will be held on 14 June 2018 at the Faculty of Law, Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona, Spain. Continue reading
The Department of Translation and Communication Studies at the University Jaume I, Spain announces the forthcoming 11th edition of the International Conference on Translation and Interpreting to take place on 10-12 May 2017 in Castelló, Spain. Continue reading
A recent European Commission press release gives clear and informative answers to some frequently asked questions on languages in Europe.