The programme of the Seminar on minority language media at the University of Edinburgh is out

Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.

2019-07-16

This international conference, organized by the Etxepare Basque Institute and the University of Edinburgh, will be held on October 16th and 17th. The programme has been published and the registration is open for those who want to attend the seminars. 

This international conference, organized by the Etxepare Basque Institute and the University of Edinburgh, will be held on October 16th and 17th. The programme has been published and the registration is open for those who want to attend the seminars. 

The event, entitled “Crowded out or limitless horizons? Minority language-media in the digital age”, falls within the framework of Scotland Goes Basque, a programme of Basque culture promoted by the Etxepare Basque Institute in Scotland in 2019. Its aims are to exchange knowledge and foster collaboration between academics and professionals working in minority-language media; the events will be held in English. 

For anyone wishing to register up for the conference, check the programme or requiring any further information, can do so on this website. The fee is £70 for working peoples and £70 for the unemployed, retired or students. The conference organisers will provide a light lunch and coffee for the two days. Participants are also welcome to register for an informal dinner on Thursday night 16th October. This is an optional event with an extra cost of £25. 

During two days, several speakers from different parts of the world will participate in conferences and round tables. These are experts in media of minority languages from different fields such as academia, media or cultural foundations.

Scientific committee 

  • Miren Manias-Muñoz, University of Edinburgh / University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) 
  • Aitor Zuberogoitia, Mondragon Unibertsitatea 
  • Estibaliz Amorrortu, Deustuko Unibertsitatea 
  • Helen Kelly-Holmes, University of Limerick 
  • Tom Moring, University of Helsinki 
  • Tarlach McGonagle, University of Amsterdam 

 
Organising committee 

  • Miren Manias-Muñoz, University of Edinburgh / University of the Basque Country (UPVEHU) 
  • Garbiñe Iztueta Goizueta, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) / Etxepare Basque Institute

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