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The Language Policy Research Network (LPREN) is an international organization of researchers, scholars, and stakeholders in the field of educational language policy. We host colloquia at conferences, invite publications related to the field, convene at events, and share resources, announcements, and other opportunities via the LPREN listserv. Learn more about the origins of LPREN.

LPReN Brief

Conflict, Language Rights, and Education: Building Peace by Solving Language Problems in Southeast Asia
Joseph Lo Bianco, University of Melbourne
This brief report discusses peacebuilding in relation to language rights for ethnic and indigenous minority populations in Southeast Asia, and more broadly points to the possibility of an activist democratic language planning practice that aims to produce peace-promoting language policies in conflict-affected areas.

Visit the Resources section to read or download the brief.

Conference Spotlight

American Association of Applied Linguistics 2018
March 24–27, 2018 ♦ Chicago, IL

American Educational Research Association 2018 Annual Meeting
April 13 – 17, 2018 ♦ New York, NY

Symposium, Multilingualism in International Organizations and International Co-operation
May 10 – 11, 2018 ♦ New York, NY

Visit the News and Events section to learn more.