Introduction: different worlds --- same issues? Cases of language emancipation in Norway and France

Authors

  • Leena Huss Uppsala University
  • Anna-Riitta Lindgren The Arctic University of Tromsø

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/sols.v7i1-2.1

Keywords:

language emancipation, historical minority languages, Norway, France

Author Biographies

Leena Huss, Uppsala University

Leena Huss, The Hugo Valentin Centre, Uppsala University, Sweden. Born in Jönköping, Sweden, 1948. Ph.D. 1991. Professor of Finnish and research director of minority studies at the Hugo Valentin Centre. She has published on reversing language shift in northern Scandinavia, contact linguistics and multilingualism, language policies and language in Scandinavia. From 2000–2004, she was the Swedish member of the Council of Europe Expert Committee monitoring the Charter for Regional or Minority Languages in Europe.

Anna-Riitta Lindgren, The Arctic University of Tromsø

Anna-Riitta Lindgren, Department of Language and Linguistics, The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway. Born in Helsinki, Finland, 1947. Dr.philos. 1993. Professor of Finnish linguistics at the University of Tromsø since 1994. She has published books and papers on Kven dialects in Norway, and on sociology of multilingualism in the northernmost parts of Norway and Finland and in Helsinki.

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Published

2013-12-29

How to Cite

Huss, L., & Lindgren, A.-R. (2013). Introduction: different worlds --- same issues? Cases of language emancipation in Norway and France. Sociolinguistic Studies, 7(1-2), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1558/sols.v7i1-2.1