“The More Languages, The More English”: On the Language Constellation in the European Union (Abram de Swaan)


Date: Oct 09, 2014

Speaker: Abram de Swaan, Emeritus University Professor of Social Science, University of Amsterdam

Abram de Swaan is Emeritus University Professor of Social Science at the University of Amsterdam, where he has been Professor of Sociology since 1973. He was Dean of the Amsterdam School of Social Science Research since its foundation in 1987 until 1997 and has been its chairman since. He has been an editor of the general cultural review, De Gids (est. 1837) from 1969 to 1991 and contributed to many cultural and professional periodicals.

This talk is Part 2 of the 2014-15 Europe Seminar on the European public sphere. The Europe Seminar brings scholars from North America, Europe, and the world to Columbia for intense talks on European history, politics, economics, and society.

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Co-sponsored by the European Institute and the Heyman Center for Humanities

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Date: Oct 09, 2014

Speaker: Abram de Swaan, Emeritus University Professor of Social Science, University of Amsterdam

Abram de Swaan is Emeritus University Professor of Social Science at the University of Amsterdam, where he has been Professor of Sociology since 1973. He was Dean of the Amsterdam School of Social Science Research since its foundation in 1987 until 1997 and has been its chairman since. He has been an editor of the general cultural review, De Gids (est. 1837) from 1969 to 1991 and contributed to many cultural and professional periodicals.

This talk is Part 2 of the 2014-15 Europe Seminar on the European public sphere. The Europe Seminar brings scholars from North America, Europe, and the world to Columbia for intense talks on European history, politics, economics, and society.

View more Europe Seminar events

Co-sponsored by the European Institute and the Heyman Center for Humanities

Click here to view photos.

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