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Dr. Michele GAZZOLA
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
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Conference presentations refereed at the abstract stage

  1. "Valutare una politica linguistica: il caso della ‘politica del plurilinguismo’ nell’amministrazione federale svizzera”, XX national congress of the Italian evaluation society, Università di Padova, Italy, 20-22 April 2017.
  2. “Évaluation et politiques linguistiques : modèles et indicateurs”, Évaluer les politiques linguistiques: Quels objectifs, critères, indicateurs? 10èmes Journées des Droits Linguistiques - JDL 2016 Colloque international - University of Teramo, Italy, 14-16 December 2016.
  3. "Is the European Commission's de facto language regime effective? An empirical assessment", 24th World Congress of Political Science, Adam Mieckiewicz University in Poznan, Poland, 23-28 July 2016.
  4. "Language skills and employment status of adult migrants in Europe”, Symposium The linguistic integration of adult migrants: lessons from research, Council of Europe, Strasburg, France, 30 March – 1 April 2016.
  5. "Foreign Languages and Employability: Evidence from Europe”, Multidisciplinary approaches in language policy and planning” conference, the University of Calgary, Canada, 3-5 September 2015.
  6. "Multilingualism As Social Policy: Assessing the Fairness of the EU’s Language Regime ", Council for European Studies, 22nd International Conference of Europeanists, Sciences-Po, Paris, France, 8-10 July 2015.
  7. "Multilingualism and linguistic justice in the European Union", First Worldwide Congress for Language Rights, Università di Teramo, Teramo-Giulianova, Italy, 19-23 May 2015.
  8. “Assessing the Effects of Language Policies: The Case of the EU”, 4th European user conference for EU-microdata, GESIS-Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Mannheim, Germany 5-6 March 2015.
  9. “Innovation and Language Policy: Evaluating the Language Regime of the PCT System”, Annual Conference of the Italian Society for Law and Economics (SIDE), Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza”, Rome, 18-20 December 2014.
  10. “Sprachengerechtigkeit, Mehrsprachigkeit und Sprachenpolitik in der EU, 24. Tagung der Gesellschaft für Interlinguistik e.V. (GIL), Berlin, 21-23 November 2014.
  11. “Multilingualism for effective communication. An evaluation of the European Commission’s de facto language policy”, Multidisciplinary approaches in language policy and planning” conference, the University of Calgary, Canada, 4-6 September 2014.
  12. “Lingva justeco: kiel taksi ĝin? La ekzemplo de Eŭropa Unio”, Internacia Kongresa Universitato, Universala Esperanto-Asocio, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 26 July – 2 August 2014.
  13. “Language planning and linguistic justice: An empirical analysis of the EU’s language policy”, 3rd LINEE+ Conference: “Linguistic and cultural diversity in space and time, Inter-University Centre (IUC), Dubrovnik, 27-30 April 2014.
  14. "The more languages the better? Evaluating the fairness and the efficiency of the language policy of the PCT”, 30th Annual Conference of the European Association of Law and Economics (EALE), Uniwersytet Warszawski (University of Warsaw), Poland, 26-28 September 2013.
  15. “Information costs asymmetries in the European patent system: A barrier to integration?” (with Alessia Volpe, in absentia), Democracy and Technology Tensions of Europe from 19th to the 21st century, Université Sorbonne Paris, France, 19-21 September 2013.
  16. “Language planning and linguistic justice in the European Union. The socio-economic consequences of multilingualism”, Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning Conference, the University of Calgary, Canada, 5-7 September 2013.
  17. “Language policy and linguistic justice in the European Union”, 21st annual symposium on language and society, University of Texas at Austin, USA, 12-13 April 2013.
  18. “Il contributo dell’economia delle lingue alla valutazione dell’efficienza e dell’equità dei regimi linguistici: teoria e applicazione al caso dell’Organizzazione Mondiale della Proprietà Intellettuale”, XLVI Congresso Internazionale della Società di linguistica italiana, Università per stranieri di Siena, Italy, 27-29 September 2012.
  19. “The impact of university rankings and international mobility on linguistic diversity in scientific communication”, 19th Sociolinguistics Symposium, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, 21-24 August 2012.
  20. “Linguistic justice and intellectual property: An evaluation of the distributive effects of the language regime of the European Patent Office”, 4th Annual Workshop of the International Society for the History and Theory of Intellectual Property “Intellectual Property as Cultural Technology”, London School of Economics, UK, 25-26 June 2012.
  21. “L’évaluation des politiques linguistiques dans le domaine de la propriété industrielle”, Le rôle des pratiques langagières dans la constitution des espaces sociaux pluriels d’aujourd’hui : un défi pour la linguistique appliquée, Colloque de la VALS/ASLA, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland, 1-3 February 2012.
  22. "Evaluation in language policy and planning (LPP). On the need for operationalising choice criteria” (with F. Grin), 3rd International Conference on Language, Education and Diversity (LED 2011), University of Auckland, New Zealand, 24 November 2011.
  23. “Multilingualism in economic processes: identifying and measuring effectiveness” (with F. Grin), 16th World Congress of Applied Linguistics, 北京外国语大学 (Beijing Foreign Studies University), Beijing, China, 23-28 August 2011.
  24. “Operationalizing choice criteria in language policy” (with F. Grin), L’évaluation dans un contexte de mouvance individuelle et sociétale/ Evaluation in a Context of Individual and Global Mobility, University of Ottawa, Canada, 28-29 April 2011.
  25. “Evaluating language policies for minority languages: principles and methodology”, Minority Languages in Europe: Success and Challenges, Indiana University at Bloomington, USA, 7-9 October 2010.
  26. “Assessing efficiency and fairness in language policy and planning”, Applied Linguistics: Global and Local, British Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference, University of Aberdeen, UK, 9-11 September 2010.
  27. “The linguistic implications of university performance indicators”, New challenges for multilingualism in Europe, Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb - LINEE Network of Excellence, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 10-15 April 2010.
  28. “Student mobility and linguistic diversity in Italy: Challenges and policies”, International conference on Transnational Student Mobility, CALPIU (Network for Cultural and Linguistic Practices in the International University), Roskilde University, Denmark, 15-17 December 2008.

Non-refereed presentations, presentations to academic conferences or lectures as invited speaker

  1. "L'economia del multilinguismo", Università di Torino - Centro Linguistico di Ateneo, 9 February 2017 [Invited speaker].
  2. “Foreign language skills and employability in Germany, Italy and Spain”, Workshop Language and Occupations, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Terragona, Spain, 24-25 October 2016 [Invited speaker].
  3. “Multilingualism and social equity in the European Union”, Workshop Modern Languages, Global English and the Future of the EU, University of London, UK, 21 September 2016 [Invited speaker].
  4. "Documenti e orientamenti dell’Unione europea in materia di multilinguismo", Final conference of the project PRIN 2010-11 «La lingua come fattore di integrazione sociale e politica», Università di Firenze, Italy, 18 March 2016 [Invited speaker].
  5. "Les politiques linguistiques dans l’enseignement académique et dans la recherche : questions de coûts, d’efficience et d’équité", Le plurilinguisme, le pluriculturalisme et l’anglais dans la mondialisation, Université Catholique de l’Ouest, Angers, France, 7-10 Octobre 2015 [Invited speaker].
  6. “The evaluation of language policies: The role of indicators”, Pre-conference meeting Connecting language policy research and language policy practice, the University of Calgary, Canada, 2 September 2015 [Invited speaker].
  7. "Il valore economico delle lingue. Un'introduzione all'economia linguistica", Conférences du printemps 2015: Des langues «en partage» dans les organisations: penser au pluriel la communication internationale. Università di Torino, 27 April 2015 [Invited speaker].
  8. “Justice linguistique dans les activités d’entreprise: le cas de la propriété intellectuelle”, Workshop « Language policy in multilingual and multicultural workplaces : A means of inclusion or exclusion? », Université du Luxembourg, 10 February 2015 [Invited speaker].
  9. “Scientific research on languages and the economy: An overview”, Round table on “Languages and the economy”, Network for the Promotion of Linguistic Diversity (NPLD), Welsh Government European Office, Brussels, Belgium, 21 January 2015 [Invited speaker].
  10. “Language policy, efficiency and redistribution: Towards effective policies” (with François Grin and François Vaillancourt), Economy and Language: An Interdisciplinary Workshop, the University of Chicago Center in Paris, 19-20 June 2014 [Invited speaker].
  11. “Il multilinguismo nell’Unione europea e le politiche linguistiche”, Osservatorio di terminologia e politiche linguistiche, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, 7 May 2014 [Invited speaker].
  12.  “Linguistic justice in the EU: why multilingualism is (still) better than monolingualism”, Workshop ‘The Multilingual Challenge in the Framework of Horizon 2020’, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS), Wassenaar, The Netherlands, 16-19 October 2013 [Invited speaker].
  13. The Problem of University Rankings”, Nitobe Symposium on Languages and Internationalization in Higher Education: Ideologies, Practices, Alternatives, Center for Research and Documentation on World Language Problems, Reykjavík, Iceland, 18-20 July 2013 [Invited speaker].
  14. "Designing policy indicators: Towards an application to language rights and language policies”, Expert Workshop -- National Minority Indicators – Piloting Indicators for the Implementation of the Framework convention for the Protection of National Minorities and the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages, European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI), Flensburg, Germany, 6 July 2013 (with François Grin, in absentia).
  15. “Giustizia linguistica e multilinguismo”, International conference L’Università per il multilinguismo: politiche per le lingue straniere, politiche per l’italiano, Università di Bologna, Italy, 23-24 May 2013 [Invited speaker].
  16. “Gli effetti dell’internazionalizzazione degli atenei e della valutazione della ricerca sulla diversità linguistica”, Università degli Studi del Sannio, Benevento, Italy, 8 May 2012 [Invited speaker].
  17. “Quels critères d’évaluation pour les politiques linguistiques”, Workshop on L'impact des politiques linguistiques sur l'emploi et la compétitivité économique, Université Montesquieu - Bordeaux IV, Bordeaux, France, 13 December 2011 [Invited speaker]. 
  18. “Language policy and planning and evaluation theory”, ECMI workshop The Value of Linguistic Diversity: Regimes, Policies and Practices across Europe, European Centre for Minority Issues, Flensburg, Germany, 11-13 November 2010. 
  19. “Les défis linguistiques de l’usage des indicateurs de performance académique”, Le français dans l'enseignement universitaire et la recherche scientifique, Seminar organised by the Délégation à la langue française (DLF), Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 8 december 2009 [Invited speaker].
  20. “Multilingualism and the economics of language policies”, Multilingualism and Intercultural Dialogue in Globalisation, International Conference organised by the European Commission, University of Delhi, India, 11-12 December 2008 [Invited speaker].
  21. “Towards efficiency and fairness indicators for the evaluation of language regimes in the European Union”, Symposium on Multilingualism in EU Institutions, AILA 2008 World Congress of Applied Linguistics "Multilingualism: Challenges and Opportunities", 24-29 August 2008, Universität Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany [Invited speaker].
  22. “Dieci anni di sostegno europeo alle lingue regionali o minoritarie: una valutazione finanziaria”, Seminar La legge 482/99 e l'Università: spunti di riflessione in vista di un bilancio e di nuove proposte. Centro Internazionale sul Plurilinguismo, Udine, Italy, 16 February 2007. 
  23. “The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of cultural policies addressing the social exclusion of ethnic minorities in the European Union". Dissemination conference for the project OMC - Evaluation of the impact of inclusion policies under the open method of co-ordination in the EU. European Centre for Minority Issues, Flensburg, Germany, 17 October 2006.
  24. “Managing Multilingualism in the European Union. How to Evaluate Language Regimes?” - Seminar: Flerspråkighet & internationell kommunikation i EU, Möjligheter, modeler och risker. Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden, 15 June 2006 [Invited speaker].

Presentations to practitioners and/or policymakers

  1. "Il Piano ‘Trentino Trilingue’ visto da una prospettiva economica”, Festival delle lingue, IPRASE (Istituto provinciale per la ricerca e la sperimentazione educativa), 9-11 March 2017 [Invited speaker].
  2. “La politique de plurilinguisme de la Confédération : Vers une évaluation globale et systémique de la mise en œuvre de la Loi sur les langues du 5 octobre 2007 et l’Ordonnance sur les langues du 4 juin 2010”, Seminar of the Groupe Accompagnement Plurilinguisme (GAP), Swiss Confederation, Déléguée fédérale au plurilinguisme, Berne, 18 novembre 2016 [Invited speaker].
  3. "The economics of minority languages", Seminar Languages create wealth, Finnish Embassy in Budapest, 9 November 2016 [Invited speaker].
  4. “EU strategy for multilingualism: benefits and costs”, Seminar What is the role of regional or minority languages in the local economies of Europe? Multilingualism for Economic Growth and Jobs in EU regions, Network for the Promotion of Linguistic Diversity (NPLD) and the Region of Friuli Venezia-Giulia, Brussels, Belgium, 27 October 2016 [Invited speaker].
  5. "Le multilinguisme dans l’Union européenne après le Brexit", Maison de la Francité, soiré of the group "Pour une Gouvernance Européenne Multilingue (GEM+)", Bruxelles, 27 October 2016 [Invited speaker].
  6. “Benefits and costs of the European strategy for multilingualism”, Presentation for the Committee on Culture and Education, European Parliament, Brussels, 14 July 2016 [Invited speaker].
  7. “La tutela delle minoranze linguistiche nell’Unione Europea”, Round table, Lingua friulana e autonomia: i venti anni della legge regionale 15 del 1996, Agenzia Regionale per la lingua friulana (Language planning authority for the Friulian language), San Vito al Tagliamento, Udine, Italy, 22 March 2016 [Invited speaker].
  8. “Évaluer une politique linguistique : le rôle des indicateurs”, Conference Politique de plurilinguisme: une politique publique comme les autres ? Swiss Confederation, Déléguée fédérale au plurilinguisme / Services du Parlement, Berne, 1 March 2016 [Invited speaker]. 
  9. “The economic value of minority languages”, (NPLD) Network for the Promotion of Linguistic Diversity’s High-level Conference on Multilingualism, Migration and the Economy. Towards a New Roadmap for Linguistic Diversity in Europe, Brussels, Belgium, 18 November 2015 [Invited speaker].
  10. “La valenza economica delle competenze linguistiche”, Seminar «Le risorse immateriali per il futuro del Trentino. Il caso delle competenze linguistiche», IPRASE-Provincia autonoma di Trento (Instute for research in education - Province of Trento), 30 October 2015 [Invited speaker].
  11. “Language policy and linguistic justice in the European Union: Is monolingualism more effective and fair than multilingualism?” DG Interpretation – DG Translation- Universities conference "Translating and interpreting for our citizens", European Commission, Brussels, Belgium, 27-28 March 2014 [Invited speaker].
  12. “Conséquences économiques et financières de l’hégémonie de l’anglais”, Le « tout anglais » dans l’entreprise : des mythes à la réalité et à la recherche de solutions alternatives. Conférence CFE-CGC (Confédération française de l'encadrement - Confédération générale des cadres), Paris, France, 7 March 2012 [Invited speaker].
  13. “L'enseignement universitaire: les enjeux politiques de l'internationalisation”, International Symposium to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights and the 100th anniversary of the Universal Esperanto-Association on Linguistic Rights in the World, the current situation, United Nations (UN), Geneva, Switzerland, 24 April 2008 [Invited speaker]. 
  14. “An Economics Perspective on Regional or Minority Language Protection and Promotion”, (on behalf of F. Grin) - International Mother Tongue Day, UNESCO, Paris, France, 21 February 2008. 
  15. “EU Multilingualism: the need for accompanying measures” (on behalf of F. Grin), Perspectives on Language Policy and Language Rights in the EU. Conference organised by the “Visegrad Group” States, Bratislava, Slovakia, 24 November 2006.

Public lectures, round tables and dissemination activities

  1. “L’anglificazione dell’università: una politica inefficace ed iniqua”, Round table on "Internazionalizzazione dell’università e giustizia linguistica”, Associazione “Nitobe”, Turin, Italy, 23 November 2015 [Invited speaker].
  2. “Giustizia linguistica in Europa: Perché il multilinguismo conviene?”, International Mother Tongue Day, Association Esperanto “Canuto”, International library “Ilaria Alpi”, Parma, 21 February 2015 [Invited speaker].
  3. “Lingva Justeco en Eŭropa Unio”, Symposium Justicia lingüística en la práctica La experiencia latinoamericana y sus tendencias, Liga Internacional de Docentes Esperantistas (ILEI), Montevideo, Uruguay, 24 July 2014.
  4. Justícia lingüística a la Unió Europea”, Espai VilaWeb, Barcelona, Spain, 9 July 2014 [Invited speaker]. 
  5. Multilingualism and Linguistic Justice in the EU”, 2014 Polyglot Gathering in Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 15 June 2014. 
  6. “Lingva justeco, lingva politiko kaj Eŭropo”, Congrès 2014 de l’espéranto en France, Chambéry, France, 31 May 2014 [Invited speaker].
  7. "Politiche linguistiche, innovazione tecnologica e brevetti industriali”, Conference «Lingua è sviluppo», Società Umanitaria, Milan, Italy, 6 February 2014 [Invited speaker]. 
  8. "Il valore economico del multilinguismo”, Le lingue e la città - Lavoro - Cittadini – Culture, LEND [Lingue e nuova didattica] – Training workshop, Florence, Italy, 25 October 2013 [Invited speaker].
  9. Giustizia linguistica e politiche linguistiche: perché conviene promuovere l’italiano e il multilinguismo”, Giornata di studi “Alternative al ‘solo inglese’: discutiamone”, Coscienza svizzera, Lugano, Switzerland, 23 February 2013 [Invited speaker]. 
  10. “Costi e benefici dell’omologazione linguistica: una prospettiva economica”, Convegno di studi « Lingua Cultura Libertà », Societá Umanitaria, Milano, Italy, 20 February 2013 [Invited speaker]. 
  11. “Quelques conclusions du programme européen DYLAN (Dynamiques des langues et gestion de la diversité)”, Annual conference of the European Observatory for Plurilingualism, Rome, Italy 10 October 2012 [invited speaker]. 
  12. Il valore economico delle lingue”, Annual conference of the European Observatory for Plurilingualism, Rome, Italy 10 October 2012 [Invited speaker]. 
  13. “Lingvaj politikoj kaj ekonomiko: aliroj kaj rezultoj”, 9th Congress of the Eŭropa Esperanto-Unio, Galway, Ireland, 16 July 2012 [Invited speaker].
  14. “Enkonduko en la ekonomikon de la lingvoj”, Kultura Centro de Esperanto (KCE), La-Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, 16 August 2010 [Invited speaker].
  15. “Le conseguenze linguistiche dell’internazionalizzazione dell’Università”, Globalizzazione e comunicazione linguistica. Scenari futuri per una comunicazione transnazionale equa e sostenibile. Italian Youth Forum, Rome, Italy, 27 November 2009 [Invited speaker] (in absentia. Paper read by Mrs Di Pietrantonio). 
  16. “Considerazioni sul saggio ‘L’insegnamento delle lingue straniere come politica pubblica’”, Intervention for the Premio “italiano zerbino della lingua inglese”, Press room of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, Rome, Italy, 13 May 2009 [Invited speaker]. 
  17. “Il problema delle lingue nell’Unione europea”, Liceo Scientifico “N. Copernico”, Udine, Italy, 8 April 2009 [Invited speaker]. 
  18. “L’internazionalizzazione dell’Università: sfide e politiche linguistiche”, Study day on 2008: Anno Internazionale delle Lingue, Diritti Umani e Diritti linguistici, Federazione Esperantista Italiana, Salone dei Cinquecento, Florence, Italy, 25 November 2008 [Invited speaker].
  19. “Communiquer dans un contexte multilingue: la perspective économique de l’efficience et de l’équité”, Session conclusive du projet SCALA TransEurope (Stratégies innovantes et standards de qualité pour l’apprentissage bilingue en Europe), Geneva, Switzerland, 6 March 2008 [Invited speaker].
  20. “Sfide globali, equità e politiche linguistiche”, La traduzione automatica di fronte alle sfide della globalizzazione. Locomia Comunicazione Integrata, Centro Congressi Fondazione Cariplo, Milan, Italy, 28 January 2008 [Invited speaker].
Other presentations (internal seminars or workshops)
  1. “Language planning and linguistic justice in Europe: An evaluation of the EU language regime”, CASE Vorlesung (Center for Applied Statistics and Economics, Berlin), Berlin, Germany, 4 February 2014.
  2. “Results of the project ‘Linguistic justice in Europe: The distributive consequences of EU multilingual communication’”, Doktorandenseminar, Institut für Finanzwissenschaft, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 12 January 2013. 
  3. “Linguistic justice in Europe: The distributive consequences of EU multilingual communication”, Doktorandenseminar, Institut für Finanzwissenschaft, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 22 February 2012.
  4. “L’évaluation des politiques linguistiques”, Rencontre jeunes chercheurs, Université de Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland, 25 May 2011. 
  5. “Efficiency and fairness in multilingual communication: policy analysis approach and indicator system” (with F. Grin), VIII DYLAN Consortium Meeting, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, 17-18 May 2011.
  6. “Criteria-based comparison in language policy: principles and methodology” (with F. Grin), VII DYLAN Consortium Meeting, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 24-25 October 2010. 
  7. “The economics of language regimes”, Second DYLAN Doctoral School, Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria, 23 September 2010.
  8. “The process of indicator design” (with F. Grin), VI DYLAN Consortium Meeting, Glasgow University, UK, 19-21 October 2009. 
  9. “The evaluation of efficiency and fairness in the management of multilingual communication”, Poster. LINEE Training Institute (“Languages In a Network of European Excellence”) doctoral school, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic, 23 June 2009.
  10. Efficiency and Fairness(with F. Grin), V DYLAN Consortium Meeting, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcellona, Spain, 26-27 January 2009.
  11. “Evaluating Efficiency and Fairness of Language Policies for the Management of Multilingual Communication”, DYLAN Doctoral school, École Normale Supérieure (Lettres et sciences humaines), Lyon, France, 16 April 2008.
  12. “Efficience et équité dans la communication multilingue” (with F. Grin), III DYLAN Consortium Meeting, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 4-6 November 2007. 
  13. “Vers des indicateurs d’efficience et d’équité dans la gestion de la communication multilingue”, Journée des doctorant-e-s de l’ETI, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland, 1 June 2007. 
  14. “Efficience et équité : approches” (with F. Grin), II DYLAN Consortium Meeting, Universität Basel, Basel, Switzerland, 21-22 May 2007.
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