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ANSWER PENDING FOR CORSICAN NATIONALISM’S MAIN DEMANDS

Since 2010, Corsican nationalism has seen an important rise in elections, taking on a hegemonic position in the island’s present-day political arena. Long gone are François Mitterrand’s words during the…

JOAN RAMON RESINA: “RUFIAN SPEARHEADS ERC’S SPANISH DRIFT”

Joan Ramon Resina (Barcelona, 1956) is a professor at Stanford University. He holds a PhD in English Philology and Comparative Literature. He is an editor at several European and American…

THE WISH FOR INDEPENDENCE ON THE RISE IN SCOTLAND

In the referendum in September 2014, the Scots said “no” to independence by a narrow margin (55% opposed, against 45% in favor of independence). The independence discussion was closed and…

ATTRIBUTIONS OF FLANDERS IN FOREIGN AFFAIRS

STEVEN VERGAUWEN Ambassador and former Director of Vlaamse Volksbeweging. How many times have we heard from Spanish sources that western Basques “enjoy the highest and widest level of autonomy across…

QUEBEC’S LINGUISTIC MODEL – AN ANALYSIS

In the process of recovering and normalizing our own language, we Basques should look at certain models: that of Flanders, for example, where Flemish nationalists managed to reverse the hegemony…

THE CURRENT SITUATION OF THE SARDINIAN LANGUAGE

GIOVANNI STRINNA Philologist. The Sardinian language is the closest to vulgar Latin. It preserves a rich pre-Latin substratum, which bears some resemblance to Basque (as Juan Martin Elexpuru has highlighted)….

THE OCCITAN LANGUAGE TODAY

ERIC ROULET Occitan Teacher. Occitania is the biggest nation without a state in Europe is. It is located between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea in most of what…

WALES, INDEPENDENTISM ON THE MARCH

There is no doubt that Brexit has shaken the political unity of the United Kingdom, since the four nations that constitute it voted unequally in the Brexit referendum: England was…

DARK OMENS FOR THE GALICIAN LANGUAGE: SOCIOLINGUISTIC SURVEY OF 2019

It was an open secret that the social use of the Galician language has dropped significantly in the last 30 years. The associations in favor of the language warned that…

DIONISIO AMUNDARAIN, A COLOSSUS OF BASQUE ACTIVISM: “MUNILLA’S DESIGNATION [AS A BISHOP] WAS A MOVE UNDERTAKEN BY ROUCO VARELA TO GIVE BASQUE CHURCH A SPANISH CHARACTER”

Mr. Dionisio Amundarain’s life (Itsasondo, 1930) revolves around two axes, Basque activism and Christian faith, engaging in prolific and substantial work, often combining both, for example as the team director…