Download our programme here: BAAL Cambridge University Press Seminar on Minority Languages in New Media 2017 Final Programme

Download our book of abstracts here: FINAL_Abstracts BAAL CUP Seminar on Minority Languages in New Media


Day 1: 27th April

1000-1030 Registration and Coffee

1030-1100 Welcome and Introduction to the Seminar

1100-1200 Keynote 1: Jonathan Morris – New Media and Welsh-language Socialisation among Young People

1200-1300 Lunch

1300-1430 Paper Session One

1300-1330 Shân Miriam Pritchard & Natalie Lloyd Jones – The Welsh language within the digital age

1330-1400 Irene Russo & Claudia Soira – Digital Language Diversity on New Media: the DLDP Survey about European Minority Languages Speakers

1400-1430 Susanna Sacks – WhatsApp Poetics: The Structure Style of Chichewa Poetry Groups on Whatsapp

1430-1500 Coffee Break

1500-1700 Workshop: Solving Problems in Minority Language Research


Day 2: 28th April

0945-1015 Registration and Coffee

1015-1030 Introduction to the day

1030-1130 Keynote 2: Lutz Marten – Contexts of claiming digital space for African community languages

1130-1230 Paper Session Two

1130-1200 Polina Fomina – The status of the Breton language in Franc and in the world

1200-1230 Mohamed Azmy Mohamed – Towards a community media achieving Multilingualism: NubaTube Channel

1230-1330 Lunch

1330-1430 Paper Session Three

1330-1400 Gertrud Reershemius – Autochthonous Heritage Languages and Social Media: Writing and Bilingual Practices in Low German on Facebook

1400-1430 Merryn Davies-Deacon – Facebook as a potential site for non-standard Breton

1430-1500 Coffee Break

1500-1630 Round-table Discuss led by Felix Ameka