NPLD-Coppieters Campus 2018

Planning and Evaluation of Language Policies

13th - 15th September 2018, Udine (Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy)

The NPLD-Coppieters Campus on Planning and Evaluation of Language Policies aimed to attract civil servants and language policy makers working in the field of Language Policy from several European regions and to offer them state-of-the-art training to study the theoretical, methodological and practical foundations of linguistic policy, linguistic planning and linguistic policy evaluation.

The NPLD-Coppieters Campus 2018 consisted of four parts:

  1. Minority languages and language rights: introduction to the most important international and national legal instruments for the promotion and protection of minority languages;
  2. Sociolinguistics and language planning in education;
  3. Planning, policy analysis and evaluation: designing policies to support minority languages; evaluation methods and techniques (efficiency and fairness); models of language change; costing procedures; indicators, etc.
  4. Political Science: politics and ideology of minority languages; minority languages and modernity; minorities and identity.

Campus programme

Venue of the Campus:
Udin/Udine (Friuli-Venezia Giulia) ITALY
Palazzo Garzolini di Toppo Wassermann
Via Gemona, 92
Aula T9

Campus - Day 1: Thursday, 13th September 2018

Campus - Day 2: Friday, 14th September 2018


Vicent Climent

Directorate-General for Language Policy (Government of Catalonia)

The international debates on the language immersion system

Vesna Crnić-Grotić

University of Rijeka

Sixto Molina

Council of Europe

Gabriele Iannàccaro

Università di Milano-Bicocca

François Grin

Université de Genève

Michele Gazzola

University of Lugano

François Vaillancourt

Université de Montréal

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