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Posted inCaucasus, Central Asia, Eastern Europe & Russia, Regions

LANGUAGE and IDENTITY: When Speaking Is Also Hearing

29 November 1996 LANGUAGE HAS BEEN, IS, AND WILL probably always be a source of conflict. After all, language is expression, and conflicts – whatever their nature – are seldom silent. What distinguishes language conflicts from other contentions, however, is not necessarily disagreement over substance but over form. “Saying it in Bosnian” may have the […]