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Seventh Symposium on Language and Politics

25th September 2007

The Seventh Symposium on Language and Politics will take place during 7-9 November 2007 at Queen's University, Belfast. The theme for this year is entitled 'Sustaining Minority Language Communities' and, of particular interest for Scots speakers and writers, will be the day devoted to 'Scotland as a Scots-medium/Scots-speaking community' on Friday 9 November. Speakers will include Dr John Kirk, Professor John Corbett, Dr Robert Millar, Billy Kay, Dr Christine Robinson, John Law and Andy Eagle. Anyone who is interested in registering should contact Dr John Kirk at the School of English, either by phone 028 9097 3815 or e-mail