21.09.2007

Programme

NORFACE Seminar Series

“Linguistic diversity as social action”

Tallinn, Hotel Athena, 26–28 September, 2007

Programme

Wednesday 26 September

14.00–15.00

Arrival at Athena. Lunch

15.00–15.10 Opening. Introduction to Wednesday's agenda

15.10–17.00

Open forum for researchers and practitioners:

1. Rafik Grigorjan (International Association of National Cultural Societies "Lyra", Historian and Political scientist) "Language and culture of ethnic minorities in the context of Estonian integration policy"

2. Pavel Varunin (Chairman of Old Believers' Cultural Development Society) "Activities of Old Believers' Cultural Development Society in Estonia in 1998-2007" 

3. Zemfira Lampmann (Project manager of Old Believers' Cultural Development Society) "International destival of Orthodox culture "Peipus" (23.-27.8.2007)"

4. Eda Silberg (Non-Estonians Intergration Foundation, Head of Centre for Educational Programmes) "Activities of the Non-Estonians' Integration Foundation"  

17.00–17.30

Coffee and refreshments. Folk music from Russian Old Believers in Estonia: Children's chorus of Kolkja Basic School, chorus master Marina Avdejeva

17.30–19.00

Elana Shohamy “Methods and mechanisms for negotiating language diversity within an expanded framework of language policy"

19.00–19.30

Supper

19.30–20.30

Martin Ehala “Proposal for integrated framework”

20.30–22.00

Group work, meetings

22.00–24.00

Sauna/Film evening "Ethnic Mosaic"

Thursday 27 September

8.00–9.00         

Breakfast

9.00–9.05
Introduction to Thursday's agenda

9.05–10.30

Round table on theoretical issues

10.30–11.00

Coffee and refreshments

11.00–12.30

Group work

12.30–13.30

Lunch (meeting of junior researchers and business lunch for senior researchers)

13.30–14.00

Ülle Rannut “Minority language policy in the Middle East: Circassian Language Maintenance in Jordan“ (a 25-minute research documentary)

14.00–14.30  Break
(Optional social activities: walking at the seaside, Sport Hall or shooting gallery)

14.30–15.15

Lecturette: Elana Shohamy’s response to Norface theoretical ideas

15.15–15.30

Short break: coffee and refreshments

15.30–17.00

Group work

17.15

Departure to Tallinn city

17.30–19.30

Excursion in the Old Town

20.00–23.00

Dinner at Olde hansa

http://www.oldehansa.ee/?lang=ee&id=1080&tpl=1002

The Spoon

23.00

Return to Athena

Friday 28 September

8.00–9.00 

Breakfast

9.00–9.05 Introduction to Friday's agenda

9.05–10.30

Group work

10.30–11.00

Coffee and refreshments

11.00–13.00

Reports from working groups and general discussion

13.00–14.00

Lunch (We will make 3-4 groups: one-two-three seniors and juniors. The idea is that during the lunch juniors could speak with seniors)

14.00–15.30

Discussion and planning of Limerick seminar

16.00

Departure