Month: March 2014
University of the Highlands and Islands appoints Gaelic Research Professor
March 28, 2014
Dr Conchúr Ó Giollagáin, an expert on minority languages, has been appointed as Gaelic Research Professor at the University of the Highlands and Islands and director of Soillse, the National Research Network for the Maintenance and Revitalisation of Gaelic Language and Culture. Dr Ó Giollagáin has an international reputation in language planning and minority language culture and sociology. He has written extensively on issues concerning the sustainability of minority cultures, especially the Gaeltacht communities in Ireland.
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Research on Migration to Gaelic-Speaking Areas now published
March 3, 2014
Research supported by the Soillse Small Research Fund and led by Dr Cassie Smith-Christmas of Lews Castle College UHI is now published. Copy of the report is available here