Discussing Multilingualism at Turku Book Fair

Multilingualism and Diversity as a Resource in the cultural Field organizes two discussions at Turku Book Fair Monikielisyyden jatkumo suomalaisessa kirjallisuudessa (The continuity of multilingualism in Finnish literature) Saturday 7.10.  at 5-6 pm space: Jukola, Turku Book Fair Language of the discussion: Finnish and Diasporic literary languages in Finland Sunday 8.10. 1-1:40 pm Space: Onerva hall, Turku… Continue reading Discussing Multilingualism at Turku Book Fair

Culture for all / Multilingualism and Diversity seeks a researcher for a report about the Sámi literary field

Culture for all is looking for a researcher for a report about the situation of Sámi literature in the Nordic region. The work will be carried out as an assignment during the period 1.10.2017-1.3.2018 and it is expected to take approximately three months of full-time work. For the assignment, a fee of 7800 euros is… Continue reading Culture for all / Multilingualism and Diversity seeks a researcher for a report about the Sámi literary field

Language is the House We Live in

Nordic seminar on multilingualism 21.9.2017  8:30-16:00 Godsbanen Skovgaardsgade 3 Århus, Denmark  Language plays a central role in the Nordic collaboration. Good understanding of Nordic and Scandinavian languages promotes contact, sense of community and mobility between people in the Nordic countries. Yet, in the Nordic countries of today, many more languages are spoken and many people… Continue reading Language is the House We Live in

New visions for Arabic-Nordic literature

A roundtable discussion in Uppsala discussed Ahmed Al-Nawas's new report on Arabic-Nordic literary field Many displaced Arabic speaking activists, authors and artists have found residence in Nordic countries during the last decades. Literature produced in the Nordic region in Arabic has gained international interest and Arabic authors in the Nordic region have played a significant… Continue reading New visions for Arabic-Nordic literature

The presentations of the seminar Literature without borders

The seminar Literature without borders - Kirjallisuus ilman rajoja – Litteratur utan gränser –  took place on March 18th 2016 at Nordic Culture Point, with full audience consisting of writers and specialists of literature from different Nordic countries. The speakers and audience discussed topics like the position of non-dominant language authors in the Nordic Countries, safe havens and other initiatives to promote freedom of expression;… Continue reading The presentations of the seminar Literature without borders