Center for Basque Studies

The Protection of Cultural Diversity: Language Rights and Legal Pluralism

March 22-26, 2011

Unless otherwise indicated, all events will take place in the Center for Basque Studies/Basque Library (3rd floor, north entrance) in the Knowledge Center at UNR. All panels will take place in the Basque Conference Room. MAP

This tenth annual conference of the Center for Basque Studies will bring together a select group of scholars from Europe, Oceania, Canada and the United States whose research broadly relates to the protection of cultural diversity: language rights and legal pluralism. Themes include Cultural Rights and Language Rights, Ecology of Language, Language Imperialism and Discrimination, and Proactive Language Policies. Subthemes include Language, Minorities and Human Rights, Legality and Diversity, Collective Rights: Group Self-Preservation, Freedom of Speech and Language Rights, Linguistic Imperialism, Endangered Languages and Self-Determination and, Language Revitalization.

The conference proceedings will be published by the Center for Basque Studies (Conference Paper Series) in 2012.




Center for Basque Studies

University of Nevada, Reno