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Published on Dec 10, 2009
Policy as Text, Discourse & Action Joseph Lo Bianco discusses the role of language planning and policy initiatives with the help of case studies from Ireland, Scotland, and Sri Lanka. In this talk, he outlines three essentials of language viability: Capacity, Opportunity and Desire.
Part of Trace Foundation's Lecture Series "Minority Language in Today's Global Society," "Vitality & Viability of Minority Languages" brought together experts from diverse backgrounds to discuss assessment of language vitality, policies to support viability, and practices to ensure a flourishing future for minority languages, with a special focus on the Tibetan language case.