The Importance of Languages in a Global Context: An International Call to Action

The Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia was proud to sign a joint statement this month with the British Academy, the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Royal Society of Canada, and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences calling for urgent action to protect and promote language study globally.

This is the first time national peak bodies in the humanities and social sciences have collaborated to issue a public call on behalf of language diversity to meet the growing communications challenges of the 21st century.

The full statement can be found here.