Revitalizing Minderico, a small step towards a conscious multilingual and multicultural society

Vera Ferreira, (head of CIDLeS a research centre that works on the documentation, study and promotion of endangered and/or minority languages and on the development of language technologies for under-resourced languages) launched a crowd-funding campaign to raise money for the revitalization of Minderico (an endangered language spoken in Minde, Portugal), to promote reading and writing in the language and to consolidate its presence at the local school. Minderico is an…

European Language Diversity Summit launches newsletter

As one of the organisers of the European Language Diversity Summit to be held in Donostia next December 2016, we kindly invite you to subscribe to the event’s newsletter. Here is the content of the very first issue: Presentation Hello! In 2016, the Basque city of Donostia is going to be designated European Capital of Culture. This provides a unique opportunity for some serious thinking about language diversity in Europe,…