The Multilingual City: How To Preserve the Tower of Babel?
February 24, 2012 / 4.00 pm
Center for Urban History, Lviv
Leading sociolinguists, historians, literary scholars, teachers of Ukrainian as a second language, and employees of migration centers in Lviv joined Guest Professor Guus Extra in the discussion. The topics included the theoretical and practical aspects of language policy, related to the integration of immigrants into a foreign-language city; the history of the language policyof Austria-Hungary in Lviv; the contemporary projects for multicultural cities in Europe and related challenges; language as a unifying and separating factor.