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Multilingual landscapes and linguistic vitality in urban surroundings: case-studies of Brussels and Amsterdam.

This project aims to address the vitality and structured linguistic hierarchies of languages used and displayed in the linguistic landscapes of Brussels and Amsterdam by means of quantitative and qualitative methodologies as well as geographical analyses. The project also aims to address the current conceptual void and lack of clarity on the relation between vitality and linguistic landscapes in general.

Date:1 Oct 2012 →  30 Sep 2016
Keywords:linguistic landscape, Brussels, linguistic vitality, Amsterdam
Disciplines:Linguistics, Theory and methodology of linguistics, Other languages and literary studies