Film season on the occasion of the International Year of Native Languages

Linguapax International, in collaboration with the “Filmoteca de Catalunya”, has organised a series of films related to language and languages. This activity has taken place within the framework of the International Year of Native Languages, coordinated by UNESCO. The films screened have been: Le Brio (Yvan Attal, 2017) Champ d’honneur (Jean-Pierre Denis, 1987) Arrival (Denis Villeneuve, 2016)

Linguapax statement in response to the publication of the Spanish Supreme Court’s judgement

LINGUAPAX INTERNATIONAL, as an organization that works for cultural and political rights and wishes to contribute to dialogue and peace through the recognition and promotion of linguistic and cultural diversity, in response to the publication of the Spanish Supreme Court’s judgment 459/2019 on October 14, 2019, makes it known that: A criminal procedure is not appropriate or desirable for the resolution of political conflicts. The conviction of pro-independence political and…

Presentation of the objectives of the International Year of Indigenous Languages

On Thursday, May 16, at 18.30, in the “Sala Mirador” of the “Centre de Cultura Contemporània” of Barcelona (CCCB), the objectives of the International Year of Indigenous Languages ​​will be presented, as well as the working programme of the association, planned for the year 2019, and the conditions of announcement for the Linguapax Award 2019. The event will end with an interview by Dr. Carme Junyent to Dr. Matthias Brenzinger…

Linguapax Award Ceremony 2018 to Basabali

El lliurament del Premi Linguapax 2018, atorgat al projecte liderat per la Dra. Alissa Stern, BASABali, va tenir lloc el passat 1 de desembre a Bali. Aquest projecte, l’objectiu original del qual fou la creació de materials per a l’aprenentatge de la llengua balinesa, ha anat evolucionant al llarg dels seus 7 anys de vida a través del desenvolupament d’aplicacions i espais virtuals amb la finalitat de proporcionar a aquesta…

Son de Pajapan – new musical materials by Linguapax South America

As part of the activities of Linguapax Latin America, with a grant from CONACYT, a series of materials is being developed with original creators. Based on very popular musical genres in Mexico, such as the jarocho sound, which has already been the subject of two albums and a documentary, the recording material offers us sounds of love and friendship, a genre open to creative inventiveness close to the infinite oral…

#Linguapax2018 – Languages and the Spirit of the Wor(l)d

Debate organised in the framework of the #Linguapax2018 conference, on November 20-21 at CCCB. Linguapax and the Year of Panikkar As the work of philosopher Raimon Panikkar reminds us, each language is a way of seeing the world, of being in the world, and of world-making. Linguistic diversity, therefore, as a path for multiple perceptions, experiences, actions and potential transformations of the world. From a qualitative vision of human communication,…

#Linguapax2018. Cities, Arts and Experiences of the Word

The world is a conversation, not the object of our conversation. Those were Tim Ingold’s words from two years ago during his lecture at the Center of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona, the venue ​​where Linguapax now celebrates its annual international conference. Many consider the inclusion of linguistic diversity to be crucial to animating this world-conversation, with all the weight of the word. A year on from our last meeting, Linguapax…

Protection, access and promotion of language resources for a global community with shared future

International Conference “Role of linguistic diversity in building a global community with shared future: protection, access and promotion of language resources” UNESCO, Ministry of Education, State Language Commission and National Commission to UNESCO of People’s Republic of China in collaboration with other partners are organising an International conference entitled “Role of linguistic diversity in building a global community with shared future: protection, access and promotion of language resources”. The purpose…

Faber – Linguapax Residency: Languages, worlds and action

Languages evoke all manner of passion. From the intellectual elation of the linguist who sets out to describe a language whose grammar has not yet been formally ordered. To the visceral creativity of the wordsmith, a living engine of art and emotion. To the tenacious curiosity of so many amateur students of linguistic diversity, one of the richest and most challenging forms of human diversity. But what does this linguistic…