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HerLing I (Heritage Languages in the Netherlands)

12 January 2019
University Library
Witte Singel 26-27
2311 BG Leiden


Morning Session (in English)

Location: Heinsius Room, University Library

9:15 Opening
9:30 Jason Rothman (University of Reading), Heritage language bilingualism matters: an introduction to the issues
10:00 Ellen-Petra Kester (Utrecht University), Papiamento below sea level: heritage speakers in the Netherlands
10:30 Monika Schmid (University of Essex), “Sorry, ich kann nicht mehr so gut Deutsch” - German as an immigrant and heritage language
11:00 Break
11:30 Ad Backus (Tilburg University), Living heritage: the continued existence of Turkish in the Netherlands
12:00 Aone van Engelenhoven (Leiden University), Reclaiming linguistic patrimony: the case of Nusalaut

Afternoon Session (in Dutch)

Location: Kamerlingh Onnes Building, B013

13:20 Venue open to the public
13.45 Opening of the research Lab HERLING
14:00 Short video
14:15 Personal stories
14:30 Tea break

15:00 Thematic sessions:

(I) heritage languages and identity (chaired by Antje Muntendam)
(II) heritage languages in the Dutch school system (session chair tba)
(III) heritage languages across generations (chaired by Maarten Kossmann)

16:15 Group reports and roundtable discussion

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