This  article  written by researchers from AThEME partners CNRS-IKER (French National Centre for Scientific Research-IKER), Utrecht University and the University of Rijeka examines  the complex  articulation  between the  setting  up of  a  standard language  and the  accompanying political  and social  changes  that explain  the  relatively successful language  shift reversal  evolution  of Basque. Some aspects of the Basque evolution are compared   elements  in   other   European  minority languages, in particular Frisian and Breton.

Article on maintenance of regional languages