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Aula Magna, University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. 2, HR-23000 Zadar
Day 1: 16th September 2016
8:00 – 8:45

Registration

8:45 – 9:00Opening address:
Prof. Dr. Sc. Nedjeljka Balić Nižić, Vice-rector, University of Zadar
Lucija Šimičić, Head of the Department of Linguistics & Klara Bilić Meštrić, Coordinator of the ProViZA project
9:00 – 10:00Dina Mehmedbegović Language maintenance and language loss in a global city: Urgency of overcoming language hierarchies
10:00 – 10:15Coffee break

Language sustainability and education

10:15 – 10:45Stuart Dunmore
Immersion education as a policy strategy for language sustainability: Practices and profiles of Gaelic-medium educated adults
10:45 – 11:15Serpil Urkmez
Bilingual Mathematics learning of bilingual students in an inner London secondary school: Challenges and chances for Turkish native speakers
11:15 – 11:45Siôn Aled Owen
Welsh out of School? Factors influencing school pupils’ social use of Welsh and implications for other minority languages
11:45 – 12:00Coffee break
12:00 – 12:30Kristian Pérez Zurutuza
Applying linguistic typology in multilingual language teaching, processes of migrants’ integration and preservation of minority languages
12:30 – 13:00Tsegay Aregay
An exploration on the contributions of mother tongue education in quality education: Comparative study of mother tongue and second language of learners
13:00 – 13:30Kristen Nilsen
Migration, schooling, and multicultural education theory: The shift from dominant language practices to plurilingualism in schools
13:30 – 15:00Lunch break
15:00 – 16:00Hellen Kelly Holmes
Perspectives on language sustainability in a performance era: Discourses, policies and practices in a digital and social media to revitalise Irish
16:00 – 16:15Coffee break

Language sustainability in public and institutional contexts

16:15 – 16:45Cerneels (C.J.A.) Lourens
Burning the Library of Diversity: The Repeat / Continuation of Alexandria’s Disaster
16:45 – 17:15Tamara Tanasijević
Linguistic rights of minorities in Serbia: The compromising situation of the Vlachs in Eastern Serbia
17:15 – 17:45Marijana Janjić
Language ecology system: questions without answers? Rethinking linguistics’ perception of language and examples from Indiae
17:45 – 18:15Jean-Francois Blanchard
The Internet, a challenge for a threatened minority language? A case study: The Breton language
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Aula Magna, University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV. 2, HR-23000 Zadar
Day 2: 17th September 2016
9:00 – 10:00 tablica 2Julia Sallabank Language sustainability and “saving” a language
Dieter W. Halwachs, University of Graz

Attitudes towards minority and/or endangered languages

10:00 – 10:30David Eberhard
Theory and Praxis in Community Based Language Development: Preliminary findings from applying the ‘Sustainable Use Model’ and the ‘Guide for Planning the Future of Our Language’ in five minority language case studies
10:30 – 11:00Branimir Stanković, Marija Stefanović
Affirmative language attitudes as a strategy of language maintenance and revitalization
11:00 – 11:15Coffee break
11:15 – 11:45Clarissa de Sousa Oliveira
Intergenerational language transmission and community identity: A case study of the Polish community in Mallet -Paraná /Brazil
11:45 – 12:15Petra Seleš
Language and identity: Croats in Chile
12:15 – 12:45Anne Schluter
Kinder, Younger, and More Attractive: Turkish Students' Attitudes toward Standard vs. Kurdish-Accented Turkish
12:45 – 14:00Lunch break
15:00 – 16:00Hellen Kelly Holmes
Perspectives on language sustainability in a performance era: Discourses, policies and practices in a digital and social media to revitalise Irish
16:00 – 16:15Coffee break

Language change, standardization and documentation (in minority contexts)

14:00 – 14:30Noémi Fazakas, János Imre Heltai
Translanguaging and revitalization: Teaching Hungarian among the Moldavian Csángós
14:30 – 15:00Ljiljana Kolenić, Emina Berbić Kolar
The Sava Region (Posavina) vernaculars since the beginning of the 20th century to the present day
15:00 – 15:30Marco Angster
Walser German maintenance in North-Western Italy
15:30 – 15:45Coffee break

Ideologies and discourses on minority and/or endangered languages and linguistic diversity

15:45 – 16:15Jala Garibova
Language Survival: Challenging our basic perception of diversity
16:15 – 16:45Tanja Gradečak-Erdeljić, Barbara Kružić, Jadranka Zlomislić
Linguistic landscape in the city of Vukovar as a symbolic construction of the public space
16:45 – 17:15Beñat Garaio
Unmasking the People’s Party (PP) language ideologies: Analyzing how their discursive practices reflect their ideologies
17:15 – 17:30Coffee break
17:30 – 18:15Dieter W. Halwachs
Dominated languages in transition
18:15 – 18:45Closing session
Maximiljana Barančić – The last call for Arbanasi?