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Stateless nations and countries in Europe

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Stateless nations and countries outside Europe

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BRIEF HISTORY OF THE LANGUAGE STRUGGLE IN FLEMISH EDUCATION

BERNARD DAELEMANS Editor-in-chief of MEERVOUD. In NAZIOGINTZA we have said several times that when looking for models of linguistic struggle we should take into account that of Flanders. It is…

NAZIOGINTZA IN THE NATIONAL FESTIVAL DAY OF FLANDERS

Since it was created in 2017, the Group Naziogintza has kept forging a network of relationships with other nations. These friendly nations get information on Basque nationalism by means of…

WELSH LANGUAGE EDUCATION

ALAN SANDRY. Swansea University (Wales/Cymru). The Welsh language – Cymraeg – is generally believed to be the second oldest existing language in Europe, after Basque, with its origins going back…

DOES SCOTLAND HAVE LANGUAGE PROBLEMS?

SHONA McALPINE. Spokesperson ICEC Scotland. The Gaelic language is quite linguistically distinct from English. It is a Celtic language with a close relationship to Irish Gaelic and Welsh. It was…

CORSICA BURNS AGAIN

The political conflict in Corsica is similar to the activity of a volcano: it can be inert for months or years, but at the most unexpected moment it explodes again…

CYMDEITHAS YR IAITH GYMRAEG, 60 YEARS FIGHTING FOR THE WELSH LANGUAGE

ELIN HAF GRUFFYDD JONES. Prifysgol Cymru-University of Wales. ELEN President (https://elen.ngo/). The NAZIOGINTZA group wants to make known the linguistic struggle of other stateless nations like ours. To this end,…

THE NEW MAYOR OF PERPINYÀ, AGAINST CATALAN SYMBOLS

The Catalan nationalists of Northern Catalonia did not expect anything good when the candidate of Marine Le-Pen and the far-right Rassemblement National party, Louis Aliot, won the municipal elections of…

JEAN-LOUIS DAVANT, TIRELESS BASQUE CULTURAL ACTIVIST IN THE NORTHERN BASQUE COUNTRY: “WHAT IS THE POINT OF HAVING A BASQUE REPUBLIC THAT DOES NOT SPEAK BASQUE? THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A LITTLE SPAIN BESIDE THE LARGE SPAIN?”

Jean-Louis Davant Iratzabal (Urrüstoi- -Larrabile, 1935) has borne witness to the most relevant milestones in Basque contemporary history. As a young man, he got captivated by Basque cultural activism, conducting…

THE SOCCER TEAM OF THE FAROE ISLANDS, A MODEL TO TAKE INTO ACCOUNT

“To appreciated the importance of sport in national cohesion, just look at how its soccer team is treated in Spain” Joxe Azurmendi, “Hizkuntza, Nazioa, Estatua” The recent European Football Championship…

THE KURDS IN TURKEY, A PERSECUTION WITHOUT CONTEMPORARY EQUIVALENT IN EUROPE

DERWICH M. FERHO. President of the Kurdish Institute of Brussels. Derwich M. Ferho is president of the Kurdish Institute, movement for human and people rights in Brussels. Derwich was born…