For many people, community media represent a way of combining participation in a society with learning relevant skills, including languages. But media are also important environments for the representation of languages, including language policy regulations.
We are currently piloting a project on Anti-racist strategies in Community Media in connection with the Racism Monitoring activities of the DEZIM (in German) / German Institute for Integration and Migration Research.
Transferproject with Research Unit "Emerging Grammars in Language-Contact Situations: A Comparative View" granted
In German: DFG-Transferprojekt in Forschungsgruppe bewilligt, Zur Pressemeldung Link
How and why are which languages passed on to children? And what do the children and grandchildren say? Publication, resources and links to a growing field of research:
Language unites and separates - often at the same time. Research deals with linguistic expressions of inclusions and exclusions (e.g. conversation research or discourse analysis), as well as with their social and political implications (e.g. biography research, ethnography, language policy, etc.). On the subject:
In multilingual child care centers and schools, but also in radio stations, associations and companies, the organization of different languages plays an important role: which languages are represented where? What is legally regulated, what is explicitly specified and what results from its use? More on