NPLD-Coppieters Campus 2019: “Activating the social use of minority languages”

Thursday October 17th, 2019

The second edition of the NPLD-Coppieters Campus will be held in Donostia on the 17-18 October and will focus on activating the social use of minority languages. The Campus aims to attract representatives of CRSS’ languages having responsability in Language Policy Planning. Representatives of other entities (associations, universities, research centres, etc) working in the area of minority languages (promotion, normalization of the use, research, evaluation, etc.) to discuss and to showcase the specific actions to active the social use of minority languages. It will also serve as a space for meeting, communication, collaboration and exchange of ideas between researchers working in linguistic policy, language planning and evaluation.

It will consist of monographic presentation of 3 concrete cases -Basque, Catalan and Welsh- divided in 2 days and discussion in groups after the presentation of the cases (16 hours).

The presentations on the first day will focus on the theoretical principles and bases of Euskaraldia project as well as its design, methodology and coordination; the deployment of the project in municipalities of the Basque Autonomous Community, Navarre and the Northern Basque Country. The discussions on the second day will focus on the specific actions that have been implemented in Wales and Catalonia to activate the social use of the Welsh and the Catalan language.

 

NPLD-Coppieters Campus 2019 Activating the social use of minority languages            

Miramar Jauregia |Mirakontxa Pasealekua 48

Donostia / San Sebastián |17-18 October 2019

 

Wednesday, 16th October 2019

19.00 Reception at the City Hall

 Eneko Goia Donostia / San Sebastián City Council| Mayor

Bethan Webb Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity |Vice Chair

20.30 Welcoming dinner offered by the Basque Government

Tenis Ondarreta Restaurant | Eduardo Chillida Pasealekua 9

 

Thursday, 17th October 2019

Conference Programme Day 1

08.30-09.00        Registration

 09.00-09.15        Opening words

Bingen Zupiria Basque Government |Minister for Culture and Language Policy

Markel Olano Gipuzkoa Provincial Council | Deputy General

Bethan Webb Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity |Vice Chair

Inaki Irazabalbeitia Coppieters Foundation | Member of the Bureau

09.15-10.00        Keynote speech_ New speakers: the emergence of a post-national linguistic paradigm

Joan Pujolar Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

 10.00- 15.00       Part I_ Activating the use of minority languages across the society

10.00-10.30         Theoretical principles and bases of Euskaraldia project

Pello Jauregi University of the Basque Country

10.30-11.00         Design, methodology and coordination of Euskaraldia

Miren Dobaran Government of Basque Country |Deputy Minister for Language Policy

Mikel Arregi Government of Navarre

Beñat Arrabit Office of the Basque Language in Northern Basque Country

11.00-11.30        Coffee break

11.30-12.00         Communication Plan of Euskaraldia

Iñigo Fernandez Ostolaza Comunication Expert

 12.00-12.30         Speakers’ activation through the community network

Jasone Mendizabal Director of Topagunea, Federation of Associations working in favour of Basque Language

12.30-13.30         Experience of 2 municipalities of the Basque Autonomous Community

Edurne Otamendi Council of Donostia / San Sebastián

Idoia Trenor Bagera Association

Asier Lafuente | Yanire Caro Arabako Lautada

 13.30-14.30        Lunch Break

14.30-15.15         Evaluation of the results of the project Euskaraldia

Uxoa Anduaga Soziolinguistika Klusterra

 

15.00-                    Part II_Activating the use of minority languages in the businesses field: Emmarca’t

 15.15-16.00         Emmarca’t: Catalan, language of marketing

Anton Ferret Directorate-General for Language Policy. Government of Catalonia

16.30-19.30         Cultural Activity: Chillida Leku Museum

Hernani | Gipuzkoa

 20.30- Dinner offered by the Basque Government

 La Perla Restaurant | Kontxa Pasealekua

 

 Friday, 18th October 2019

Conference Programme Day 2

09.00-11.00         Part II_Activating the use of minority languages in the businesses field: Emmarca’t

09.00-10.00         Measuring the presence and use of Catalan in trade. The OfferCat indicators system

Carles de Rosselló Consortium for Language Normalisation. Catalonia

10.00-11.00         Support plans for the use of Catalan in small shops

Carles de Rosselló Consortium for Language Normalisation. Catalonia

11.00-11.30        Coffee break

 11.30- 13.30       Part III_Activating the use of minority languages in families: Intergenerational Transmission of Welsh

11.30-13.30         Transmission or donation? How to ensure Welsh is actively passed from generation to generation

Bethan Webb |Jeremy Evas Government of Wales

13.30-14.30        Lunch Break

 14.30-16.00         Discussion in groups: final conclusions

 16.00-16.30        Closing words

 Miren Dobaran Government of Basque Country |Deputy Minister for Language Policy

Sietske Poepjes Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity |Vice Chair

 *Translation services from/to Basque, Spanish and English

** Participation is by invitation only

  

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