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Loud silences: Satellite meeting Milan report

Our Satellite meeting in Milan, 2 - 5 May 2019, focused on language as a political and social concept and a backbone of accessibility in the arts, with a particular emphasis on the position of sign languages across the globe. This report provides an introduction to sign language culture, brings insights into the role of translation in revealing the reality of our exchanges and proposes key elements that define a language.