Seminar on language policy in multilingual societies

On Tuesday 8 August 2017, JIAS held a seminar entitled ‘Language policy in multilingual societies: a Singapore—South African conversation’.

The seminar was led by Prof Ying Ying Tan, Head of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and Prof Pamela Maseko of the School of African Languages at Rhodes University, and a 2017 JIAS Writing Fellow.

It was the first in a series entitled ‘Language Matters’, which will build towards a Colloquium entitled “Why Language Matters’.

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