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23-26 April 2018: 1st Conference on Frisian Humanities

The Fryske Akademy organizes the first Conference on Frisian Humanities, in the Municipal Theatre De Harmonie in Leeuwarden, on 23 to 26 April 2018, as part of the project Lân fan taal (Country of languages) of Leeuwarden-Fryslân European Capital of Culture 2018.



The conference provides a forum for scientific debate concerning language and culture in the Frisian regions, in past and present, and in an international perspective, with the purpose of discussing empirical, methodological and theoretical issues in the field of humanities.

The Conference on Frisian Humanities consists of a series of four symposia, focussing on the following topics:

Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 April 2018

Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 April 2018

Registration is possible via the links above, or go directly to: The Conference on Frisian Humanities is the successor of the Frysk Filologekongres (Frisian Philologists’ Conference).