2007-08 academic year:


The Sixth Annual Lectures on

Language and Human Rights

at Essex


Prof. Fernand de Varennes

2004 Linguapax Laureate

Professor of International Law and Human Rights

School of Law, Murdoch University, Australia

Fernand de Varennes 2007

Fernand de Varennes www


"Language Rights versus Official Languages from a Human Rights Perspective?

All are Equal, but some are more Equal than Others"

[powerpoint of talk]



Fri 2 May 2008

Contact: Prof. Peter L Patrick


Sponsored by the Dept. of Language and Linguistics

& the Human Rights Centre


Linguistic Human Rights: A Sociolinguistic Introduction (PL Patrick)