Minority Languages in a Globalized World

Friday 6 March 2020, 9:30 - 17:30, Room 429

9:30 – 11:00 Panel 1

Rióna Ní Fhrighil (NUI Galway): Words without Borders: Irish Translator-Poets

Daniela Theinová (Charles University, Prague): Language and Climate Crisis in Contemporary Irish Poetry

Radvan Markus (Charles University, Prague): The Irish Language and the Search for Freedom

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee

11:30 – 13:00 Panel 2

Till Vogt (Leipzig University): The Current Situation of Lower Sorbian

Michal Kovář (Charles University, Prague): Translation in Minority Uralic Literatures

Sabine Asmus (University of Szczecin/Leipzig University): 1.000.000 Speakers of Welsh in Wales by 2050?

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch break

14:30 – 16:00 Panel 3

Martina Reiterová (Charles University, Prague): "Une arme de premier ordre": Representation of Breton and Welsh Languages in Revivalist Discourse around 1900

Nelly Blanchard (University of Western Brittany, Brest) 19th-21st Century Breton Literature: Evolution of the Motivations of the Authors of a Combative Literature

Petra Johana Poncarová (Charles University, Prague): Ruaraidh Erskine of Mar and Drama in Scottish Gaelic

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee

16:30 – 17:30 Panel 4

Christopher Whyte (independent scholar and author): Scottish Gaelic as a Minoritised Language

Justin Quinn (University of West Bohemia, Pilsen): Irish as a Lingua Franca

17:30 Closing Remarks

This workshop is supported by the European Regional Development Fund-Project “Creativity and Adaptability as Conditions of the Success of Europe in an Interrelated World” (No. CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/16_019/0000734).

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