[From the Website] The FEL XX conference (our 20th conference) aims to examine language endangerment during the colonial era, and the impact of colonization on the subsequent efforts of the independent nations and communities to revitalize their language heritage. The conference will look at continuity and change in approaches to language use.
This is wide field. European domination, all over the world, is too recent to be forgotten. But colonial periods extended over different times in different continents: European colonialism had its peak earlier, for example, in the Americas than in Asia or Africa. But colonialism with linguistic consequences occurred also in quite different eras: e.g. in western Europe under Roman domination, North Africa under the Arabs, South-east Asia under Indians and then the Chinese (1st millennium AD).