Why Minority Languages Matter

McNeillie Tent
Fri 27 Sep

There are roughly 7,000 languages in the world – but 95 percent of the world speaks just 300 of them. In our first event to mark the UN International Year of Indigenous Languages, publisher Clive Boutle sticks up for the underdogs. Which are threatened? Which thrive? And why should we even care about linguistic diversity? Drawing on huge experience in the field, his global tour will surprise and amuse, changing the way you see minority tongues forever. [010]