So, tell me, what linguistic landscape of brussels, it looks like what ? Has a "stoemp" ! And that's it. Hours of brainstorming to get there. As a tic of language, the image pops up endlessly. Theme of the day, for those students in their final year of journalism at the ULB (in partnership with The Evening, BX1 and Radio-Campus), finding a generic name in the survey conducted during several months in the intricacies of the languages of the capital. How a city manages it's still forge a common identity when 116 nationalities and 104 languages speak, but do not always understand ?
The best way to find out, it was to go and meet these " new Brusseleirs ". They are called Joske, Inez, Mike, Patricia, Dirk, Hugo, Théo, Walid, Nicole, Jenn, Carola, Francesco, Issam, Morgane... Of course, of the roots, realities, modes of expression, of dreams, often to the antipodes. And that, juxtaposed, seem to be stuck Brussels in the standards of a classic city "stupidly" cosmopolitan (the second largest in the world after Dubai). Except that the reality is much more rich, not to say complex. At the point of engage cohorts of sociologists, linguists, and other philosophers. In the absence of statistical tools (the language censuses are forbidden since 1962), all scrutinize this curious DNA identity common seems to be the forge in the " stoemelings ".Date Of Update: 27 June 2020, 11:35