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German in multilingual Europe

Symposium
September 23 - 25, 2006
Berlin, Germany
Gesellschaft für Deutsche Sprache

In the course of the project “The Power of Language”, the Gesellschaft für Deutsche Sprache will present a Symposium “German in multilingual Europe” from November 23rd – 25th, 2006 in Berlin.
The opening speech of the Symposium in the evening of November 23rd will be given by Dr. Norbert Lammert (President of the German Bundestag). On November 24th there will be discussions and speeches in the two sections “German and European language policy” and “language(s) and law”. Federal minister of justice, Brigitte Zypries, and the State Secretary in the ministry of science and art in Hesse, Prof. Dr. Joachim-Felix Leonhard, will give a speech on November 25th.
The conclusion of the symposium will be a discussion on the question “what language policy do we want?” conducted by Prof. Dr. Rudolf Hoberg (President of the Gesellschaft für deutsche Sprache). Further information you will find at the Gesellschaft für deutsche Sprache.

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