The True Importance of Multilingualism and Language Learning

Hamam, 05 Aug, 15:00

The screening of the short documentary With Throat in Strawberries directed by: Amanda Fisher, UNMIK Office of Strategic Communications and Public Affairsfollowed by a panel discussion organised by British Embassy Pristina, UNMIK and IOM

Synopsis: Many young people from different communities in Kosovo don’t speak each other’s language, separating them from a pre-conflict world that only exists in their grandparents’ memories. But change is coming. Meet those whose lives are changing and those who are changing lives by learning to talk to their neighbour.

Panelists: Adrijana Hodžić, Minister of Local Government Administration Ruairi O’Connell, British Ambassador Mytaher Haskuka, Mayor of Prizren Slaviša Mladenović, Language Commissioner Lindita Rugova, Dean of the Faculty of Philology, University of Pristina