Terralingua “returns to its roots” (a CFP)

Langscape, the magazine of the NGO Terralingua, just extended the deadline of the call for abstracts for its spring issue. Extracts from the call (with February 7 deadline!) are copied below, but what caught my eye about this particular issue was how its theme, "Voices of the Earth," was framed as "going back" to Terralingua's … Continue reading Terralingua “returns to its roots” (a CFP)

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2009 Linguapax Prize winner: Katerina Te Heikoko Mataira

Maori language activist, educator and author Katerina Te Heikoko Mataira of New Zealand (or Aotearoa as it is known in Maori) is the recipient of the 2009 Linguapax Prize (source, Hispanidad press agency). She has been active for 30 years on Maori language issues. In 2001 she was recognized in New Zealand with the Te … Continue reading 2009 Linguapax Prize winner: Katerina Te Heikoko Mataira

2008 Linguapax Prize winner: Neville Alexander

The recipient of the Linguapax Prize for 2008 is Dr. Neville Alexander of South Africa. The prize is awarded annually (since 2000) in recognition of contributions to linguistic diversity and multilingual education. Although the Linguapax site does not at this writing have updated information, the website of the UNESCO Centre of Catalonia (which is connected … Continue reading 2008 Linguapax Prize winner: Neville Alexander