28 novembre 2013

Languages needed for 'national security'

http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/magazine/graphics/logo.pngBy Matthew Reisz. A British Academy report urges universities to help stem a decline in provision of languages with “strategic importance for defence and diplomacy”. 
Lost for Words: The Need for Languages in UK Diplomacy and Security, launched at the House of Lords on 28 November, claims to offer the first systematic review of how “language capacity within the UK affects the government’s ability to maintain diplomatic relations and deliver national security and defence”. More...

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