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Maintaining Languages, Developing Multilingualism. ELDIA Closing Conference in Vienna, 10-11 June 2013

The closing conference of ELDIA took place in Vienna on 10-11 June 2013. The programme (below) consisted of an open conference on Monday and an ELDIA de-briefing and discussion part on Tuesday. 

For more details and the complete programme, please download the CONFERENCE BOOKLET here.

Selected papers from the conference, together with contributions from the conference hosted by the Åland Islands Peace Institute in September 2012, will be published in a peer-reviewed edited volume in the series Studies in European Language Diversity.

 

 Monday, June 10

 
Venues:
Aula (courtyard 1)
HS I at the Department of Finnn-Ugrian Studies (Finno-Ugristik, courtyard 7)
 
 

8:00 –

9:00

Registration (Aula)

With coffee and tea

9:00

Opening of the conference  (Aula)

9:15 –10:00

Keynote speech (Aula)

Ruth Wodak

European identities, hegemonic multilingualism and

the re/discovery of the ‘mother tongue’

 

 

 

 

Section 1a: Aula

Chair: Pirkko Nuolijärvi

Section 1b: Finno-Ugristik HS 1

Chair: Johanna Laakso

10:15

Laura Arola:Intergenerational language transmission of Meänkieli in Sweden

10:15

Chryso Hadjidemetriou: Cypriot Maronite Arabic: From language endangerment to language revitalization

10:45

Zsuzsa Duray:A longitudinal study of Finnish-Sámi language shift in Northern Sámi speech communities in Finland (2002–2012)

10:45

Yumiko Ohara:Revitalization of Indigenous Language: The Case of Hawaiian Curriculum at a Tertiary Level Education

11:15

Heini Karjalainen &

Ulriikka Puura: Language Shift in Progress: Veps and Olonets Karelians in Russia

11:15

Csilla Horváth:What should a Mansi speaking pupil know? Analysis of Mansi textbooks in public and alternative educational institutes

11:45

Janne Saarikivi &

Niko Partanen:Language maintenance and loss among Karelians and Komi

11:45

Eva Eckert:Social Attitudes and Language Conflict: Teaching Roma in Czech Schools

12:30

Lunch at restaurant Universitätsbräu

Conferenceparticipants with a contribution, ELDIA researchers and guests of ELDIA are invited.

 

 

 

Section 2a: Aula

Chair: Riho Grünthal

Section 2b: Finno-Ugristik HS 1

Chair: Helle Metslang

13:45

Elena Vedernikova: Activity of Mari younger generation in the evolution of language

13:45

Matt Garley: Language attitudes and language ideologies in the German hip hop community

14:15

Elina Kangas: Meänkieli users and language standardisation

14:15

Mari Honko: Languages of second generation immigrant pupils: the vitality and proficiency of the first and second language in immigrant families in Finland

14:45

Mirona Moraru: Multilingualism in Wales

14:45

Riikka Ullakonoja &al.: The relationship between reading and writing habits and skills in Russian-Finnish bilingual pupils

15:15

Abhimanyu Sharma: Maintaining Language Diversity in the EU and India in Context of the Three-Language Formula: A Comparative Study

15:15

Johanna Ennser-Kananen & Jenna Cushing-Leubner: Bilingual student identity

15:45

Coffee break

 

 

 

Section 3a: Aula

Chair: Johanna Vaattovaara

Section 3b: Finno-Ugristik HS 1

Chair: Karl Pajusalu

16:15

Kimmo Granqvist &al.: Finnish Romani and other Northern dialects of Romani in the Baltic Sea area

16:15

Cassie Smith-Christmas: Behave Yourself: Language Maintenance in a Gaelic‐English Family on the Isle of Skye, Scotland

16:45

Roska Stojmenova: Macedonian-Italian code-switching in Switzerland: social and linguistic aspects

16:45

M. Paul Lewis & Gary F. Simons: A Profile of Danger and Development of the Languages of Europe

 

 

 

17:30

Closing words Day 1 (Aula)

18:00 –

open end

Social programme

Informal get-together at restaurant Universitätsbräu.

 

 

Tuesday, June 11,

  

Venue:
Aula (courtyard 1)
 
 

9:30

Opening of the ELDIA closing event

10:00

Keynote speech:

François Grin:

The C-O-D model: genesis and prospects

10:45

Presentation of the ELDIA Comparative Report and the EuLaViBar

11:30–13:00

Lunch break (buffet lunch)

Poster presentations of ELDIA case studies

13:00   

Keynote speech

Miquel Strubell:

Language maintenance in North and South: Bulls, donkeys and reindeer

13:45   

Panel discussion, moderated by Marianne Bakró-Nagy:

Lessons learned from ELDIA (and related projects?)

15:00

Official closing words.