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Introduction

Jeroen Darquennes is professor of German linguistics. His research focuses on language contact and conflict in European language minority settings. He is the author of numerous publications on aspects of language policy and planning in Europe, the lead editor of HSK45.1-Language Contact (2019, de Gruyter) with Joe Salmons (Madison, WI) and Wim Vandenbussche (Brussels) as co-editors, one of the general editors of Sociolinguistica (a series founded in 1987 and published by de Gruyter) and a member of the editorial board of international journals such as the Journal of Historical Sociolinguistics (de Gruyter) and Language, Culture & Curriculum (Routledge), of which he was associate editor between 2013 and 2016. He was head of the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures between 2012 and 2015 and appointed commissioner of the 'German year' (année allemande) at the University of Namur in 2014. He currently heads the Namur Institute of Language, Text and Intermediality (NaLTT). In September 2017, he joined the team of the Vice-Rector in charge of internationalisation at UNamur. Together with the Vice-Rector he has the task of further developing and streamlining UNamur’s internationalisation policy.

Areas of expertise

- language contact and language conflict in European language minority settings

- language policy and planning (with a focus language-in-education policy)

- the standardization of minority languages

- German in Belgium

External responsibilities

- affiliated researcher at the Fryske Akademy/Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning (Ljouwert/Leeuwarden)

- general editor of Sociolinguistica, de Gruyter (since 2009)

- editorial board member of Germanistische Mitteilungen, Winter Universitätsverlag (since 2011)

- editorial board member of Sociolinguistic Studies, Equinox (2012-2013)

- editorial board member of EuJAL/European Journal of Applied Linguistics, de Gruyter (since 2013)

- associate editor of Language, Culture and Curriculum, Routledge (2013-2016)

- editorial board member of the Journal of Historical Sociolinguistics, de Gruyter (since 2014)

- editorial board member of Language, Culture and Curriculum, Routledge (since 2016)

- editorial board member of Fontes Linguae Vasconum, Gobierno de Navarra (since 2019)

 

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Letters, KU Brussel

Award Date: 16 Feb 2004

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Research Output

Language conflict research: a state of the art

Darquennes, J., 2015, In : International Journal of the Sociology of Language. 2015, 235, p. 7-32 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • The standardisation of minority languages - introductory remarks

    Darquennes, J. & Vandenbussche, W., 2015, In : Sociolinguistica . 29, p. 1-16 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    New speakers and language policy

    O'Rourke, B., Soler, J. & Darquennes, J., 2018, Oxford Handbook of Language Policy and Planning. Tollefson, J. W. & Pérez-Milans, M. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 610-632 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Catalog/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  • Deutsch als Muttersprache in Belgien: Forschungsstand und Forschungsperspektiven

    Darquennes, J., 2013, Vielfalt, Variation und Stellung der deutschen Sprache. Schneider-Wiejowski, K., Kellermeier-Rehbein, B. & Haselhuber, J. (eds.). Berlin: de Gruyter, p. 349-368 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Catalog/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Open Access
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    Language diversity management in higher education: introductory notes

    Darquennes, J., du Plessis, T. & Soler, J., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Sociolinguistica . 34, p. 1-6 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Activities

    Language diversity management

    Maartje De Meulder (Organiser), , Laurence Meurant (Organiser), , Jeroen Darquennes (Organiser), & Lodewijk Theordorus ('Theo') Du Plessis (Organiser)

    21 Nov 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    9e Colloque international sur la didactique des langues secondes

    Jeroen Darquennes (Member of Scientific Committee)

    8 May 20209 May 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Mehrsprachigkeit im Deutschunterricht

    Jeroen Darquennes (Member of Scientific Committee)

    16 May 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation to a Symposium, a study Day

    Un village pour la paix: à la recherche de l'héritage du Père Pire à Augsburg-Hochzoll

    Jeroen Darquennes (Speaker)

    10 Dec 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation