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Linguistic Citizenship


This project aims to explore further the notion of Linguistic Citizenship (LC) as a means of understanding and promoting more participation and capturing the experiences, interests and concerns of the disadvantaged and diverse multilingual populations primarily of the geopolitical South. The project takes as its overall objective the development of a theory of language politics adequate for diverse and transforming societies.

Intervention type

Research Initiatives Programme


01/04/2016 - 31/03/2020

This project is being implemented in:
Local promoter Quentin E. Williams
Local partner institution University of the Western Cape
Flemish partners Universiteit Gent
visit www.ugent.be
UC Leuven
visit https://www.ucll.be/
Budget € 100.423