The EURASIA project team organised an online follow-up seminar to expand on Panel Four of the EURASIA Online Dissemination Conference – EU Language Policy.
The seminar seeked to explore further the concepts of multilingualism and plurilingualism as well as pluriculturalism and interculturalism, and translanguaging (widely used in EU and Council of Europe policy documents) and how these can be useful in making language policy.
The seminar was moderated by Michael Byram, Professor Emeritus at the University of Durham, UK.
Project team members and EURASIA course developers from – Sofia University – Faculty of Classical and Modern Languages and Faculty of Philosophy, Symbiosis International University, from Symbiosis Law School in Pune, India, from Beijing Foreign Studies University, and Guangdong University of Foreign Studies in Guangzhou, China took part. The seminar was also joined by representatives of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul, Korea.
The participants had the opportunity to discuss if, to what extent and how the above concepts are useful outside Europe.