Maarja Siiner, Ph.D., is a research affiliate at the University of Oslo, Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan, where she studied discourses on dementia and immigrants in the project Language and Communication in Multilingual Speakers with Dementia in Norway. She has previously served as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Copenhagen, Centre for Internationalization and Parallel Language Use, studying institutional responses to internationalization at the University of Copenhagen. Her previous research includes studies of language management in Swedish multinational companies operating in Estonia, carried out at Lund University and cross-country comparisons of the interrelatedness of language policy developments and the democratization and decentralization processes in Scandinavia and Baltics.
Introduction: Questioning Borders by Kara D. Brown, Kadri Koreinik and Maarja Siiner.- Part I Spatial Reconsiderations: State Decentered by Migration and Globalization.- Priming Language Political Issues as Issues of State Security. A Corpus-assisted Discourse Analysis of Language Ideological Debates in Estonian Media before and after the Ukrainian Crisis by Maarja Siiner and Svetlana L'nyavskiy-Ekelund.- Doing Language Policy: Teasing out the Tensions for Transnational Scholars in Estonian and Danish Higher Education by Josep Soler-Carbonell and Merike Jürna.- Swedishization or Internationalization? Negotiating the Common Language and Culture in a Swedish-Baltic Financial Institution... by Maarja Siiner.- Emerging Language Political Agency among Estonian Native by Speakers in Finland by Kadri Koreinik and Kristiina Praakli.- Parental Attitudes and Family Conversational Strategies Shaping the Family Language Policies of two Estonian-Finnish Families by Kristiina Teiss and Sirje Perendi.- Young Swedish-Estonian Returnees to Estonia: Reflections on Family Language Policy and a Multilingual Upbringing by Anna Verschik and Colm Doyle.- Part II Temporal Reconsiderations: State Decentered by Enduring Connections and new Patterns.- Negotiating a place for German in Estonia: Contemporary Functions, Attitudes and Policies by Heiko F. Marten.- From Literary Languages to Dialectal Varieties to Microlanguages? Historical Perspectives on Language Policy towards South Estonian and Latgalian by Catherine Gibson.- Policy drag & resiliency: Teachers' Response to Voluntary Language Policy in South Eastern Estonia by Kara D. Brown.- Official Language Policy as a Factor in using Receptive Multi-lingualism among Members of an Estonian and a Finnish Student Organization by Hanna-Ilona Härmävaara.- Language as an Object of National Passion: Reflections from Estonia by Emilia Pawlusz.- Epilogue by Lenore Grenoble