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International Linguapix Award 2016
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Linguapax calls the yearly International Linguapax Award as a tribute to the outstanding action carried out by linguists, researchers, professors or members of the civil society in favour of the preservation of linguistic diversity, revitalization and reactivation of linguistic communities and the promotion of multilingualism.

1/21/2016
When: 1/21/2016

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Call for Candidates: International Linguapix Award 2016

 

Since it was proclaimed by UNESCO in 1999, the International Mother Language Day is observed worldwide on February 21st to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. To commemorate this annual observance, Linguapax calls the yearly International Linguapax Award as a tribute to the outstanding action carried out by linguists, researchers, professors or members of the civil society in favour of the preservation of linguistic diversity, revitalization and reactivation of linguistic communities and the promotion of multilingualism.

2016 Terms of Reference
  1. Linguapax International calls for nominations for the Linguapax International Award on a yearly basis to honour actions carried out in different fields in favour of the preservation of linguistic diversity, revitalization and reactivation of linguistic communities and the promotion of multilingualism.
  2. Individuals, entities or collectives of the academic community and civil society whose actions fit the descriptions of the aforementioned areas can be nominated as candidates. Persons linked with Linguapax structures or delegations are not eligible.
  3. Nominations must include contact details of the nominee, a curriculum and a letter of motivation for the candidacy. Additional documentation supporting the work described will be most appreciated, preferably in electronic format, including links to audio-visual media, publications, websites, press releases, etc.
  4. Nominations must be sent to Linguapax either by email to info@linguapax.org or by certified mail to Linguapax International, C/ Pelai 12, 3-M, 08001 Barcelona (Spain) before January 21, 2016. Please mention "Linguapax International Award 2016" in the mail subject or on the envelope.
  5. The nominations will be treated with full confidentiality.
  6. The jury of the Linguapax International Award is formed of the members of the Linguapax Board and international Advisory Board as well as the delegates of the Linguapax International Network.
  7. The decision of the jury will be unquestionable. Exceptionally, the jury might decide to award two candidates.
  8. The 2016 International Linguapax Award is endowed with 6000 €.
  9. This year the winner of the Linguapax Award will be proclaimed on Monday February 22, 2016, coinciding with the 16th commemoration of the International Mother Language Day.
The call for candidates is open until January 21.

  

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