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Does the territoriality principle work in practice? : The principle’s applicability to the Romansh area in the Swiss Canton of Grisons

Grünert, Matthias

In: Methods in Contemporary Linguistics, 2012, p. 463-486

The present paper addresses the question of territoriality with reference to the Swiss minority language Romansh, taking account of the contributions of jurists who were dealing with the legal situation in Switzerland and showing the importance of the principle in the common perception of the national languages of Switzerland. Furthermore, insights from a philosopher, Philippe Van Parijs, who has...

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19. Multilingualism in Switzerland

Grünert, Matthias

In: Manual of Romance Sociolinguistics, 2018, p. 526-548

This chapter deals with the two Romance languages which are officially recognized as minority languages of Switzerland, Romansh and Italian, and with Francoprovençal and French dialects spoken marginally in the francophone area of Switzerland. Romansh, the language that has gained new recognition in the process leading to the quadrilingual Swiss Confederation, is considered in most detail. The...

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Bibliographie annuelle: recherche suisse sur le plurilinguisme 2017 = Jahresbibliographie Schweizer Mehrsprachigkeitsforschung 2017

Sommet, Moritz

(Bibliographie annuelle de la recherche suisse sur le plurilinguisme ; 7)

The Annual Bibliography of Swiss Research on Multilingualism contains a selection of scholarly publications in the disciplines of linguistics, sociology, pedagogy and other fields related to multilingualism. This issue contains bibliographic information on publications from the year 2017. Includes articles from journals, book chapters, monographs, anthologies and online documents by researchers...

Université de Fribourg

Institut de plurilinguisme : rapport annuel 2017 = Institut für Mehrsprachigkeit: Jahresbericht 2017

Institut de plurilinguisme

2017 was a year marked by beginnings and endings, with several long-serving staff members leaving the Institute for a new professional challenge. From our point of view, it is good news when scholars employed at our Institute – whether for a short time or a longer term – find positions at other higher education institutions to continue their research in Switzerland or, as is often the case,...

Université de Fribourg

Bibliographie annuelle: recherche suisse sur le plurilinguisme 2016 = Jahresbibliographie Schweizer Mehrsprachigkeitsforschung 2016

Sommet, Moritz

(Bibliographie annuelle de la recherche suisse sur le plurilinguisme ; 6)

The Annual Bibliography of Swiss Research on Multilingualism contains a selection of scholarly publications in the disciplines of linguistics, sociology, pedagogy and other fields related to multilingualism. This issue contains bibliographic information on publications from the year 2016. Includes articles from journals, book chapters, monographs, anthologies and online documents by researchers...

Université de Fribourg

Institut de plurilinguisme : rapport annuel 2016 = Institut für Mehrsprachigkeit: Jahresbericht 2016

Institut de plurilinguisme

In 2016, the Institute of Multilingualism once again pursued its intense research programme. Over the past year, we completed or began various projects and mandates funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and other parties. In our capacity as the National Research Centre on Multilingualism, we launched the second roster of activities. These projects, which are financed by the federal...