2020-09-17Minority language media and the COVID-19 pandemic – the case of Frisian in the Netherlands: An Interview with Onno Falkena.
Returning to a non-kin state setting for our eighth interview in the ongoing series, Onno Falkena details the case of Frisian in the Netherlands. A seasoned journalist for regional public broadcaster Omrop Fryslân in the province of Fryslân / Friesland, Onno is well-positioned to provide first-hand experience of the situation during the lockdown months earlier this year.
2020-09-08European Non-Territorial Autonomy Network’s (ENTAN) First Training School in Flensburg and Sønderborg
From 8-11 September 2020, ENTAN – The European Non-Territorial Autonomy Network (www.entan.org) will hold its first Training School in Flensburg and Sønderborg, co-organized by the Centre of Border Region Studies of the University of Southern Denmark, the European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) and the Interdisciplinary Centre for European Studies at the Europa-Universität Flensburg.
2020-08-26Minority language media and the COVID-19 pandemic – the case of Swedish in Finland: An Interview with Dr. Jenny Stenberg-Sirén.
The seventh interview in our ongoing series sees Dr. Jenny Stenberg-Sirén detailing the case of Swedish in Finland. With vast experience as an academic and a journalist, Dr. Stenberg-Sirén is able to provide an extensive analysis of the Swedish language media in Finland, which includes national public TV and radio, as well as a large array of daily newspapers.
2020-08-25Schleswig-Holstein Representatives Visited the ECMI
The important role of the ECMI in the German-Danish border region was acknowledged by being selected as one of the few institutions visited by the President of the Schleswig-Holstein Parliament Klaus Schlie and the Minister-President Daniel Günther on their tour in the border region. The two-day summer trip was held due to the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the plebescites which led to the border demarcation between Germany and Denmark