European Research Council Project

Associate Professor Ríona Nic Congáil

 The European Research Council has awarded a substantial grant (to the value of €1,272,260) to Dr Ríona Nic Congáil for her interdisciplinary research project entitled "Youth Engagement in European Language Preservation, 1900-2020". This is a five year project which aims to investigate how young people have engaged - or not engaged - in language preservation in the case of European minority and regional languages from the year 1900 onwards. This project will focus on Irish, Welsh and Catalan and will comprise of a four person research team. The project will be based in the UCD School of Irish, Celtic Studies and Folklore.  

For more information, please visit: https://yeelpucd.wordpress.com/ 

 

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