Critical Reflections on Multilingual Research Practice

Increasing numbers of researchers are engaging in studies involving complex contexts of ‘superdiversity’ and participants who have a broad range of linguistic repertoires and communication needs. Yet there are often limited opportunities for scholars to exchange knowledge and experience on key conceptual, epistemological and methodological questions. This event invites critical reflection on what it means […]

In Search of the Music of Language & Sing-a-Lang!

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London, United Kingdom

Two events in celebration of the European Day of Languages. 10.00am - 5.30pm: An interdisciplinary study day examining the relationships between music and language. Presenters to include: Klara Kofen, Prof. Fiona Sampson, Dr Nina Rolland, Prof. Philip Grange, Dr Paul Archbold, Prof. Marta Mateo. Morning sessions will feature screenings of interviews with composers on the […]

Languages of Moscow

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London, United Kingdom

image: Kievskaya Station, Moscow Metro The “Languages of Moscow” project investigates urban multilingualism from the perspectives of language function, education and language policy, among others. The main aims of the project are to study and explain linguistic diversity, the dynamics of language/culture contact, language shifts and identity construction strategies in the Russian capital. The ethnic, […]

The Politics of Contemporary German Culture

St Andrews University

At the University of St Andrews. Supported by the OWRI/IMLR Regional Conference Scheme. Co-organisers: Dr Dora Osborne (St Andrews), Dr Katya Krylova (Aberdeen), Dr Frauke Matthes (Edinburgh) This conference seeks to understand how the contemporary cultural landscape in Germany and Austria is being shaped by current political concerns and to consider, through dialogue between academics and […]

Celebrating Multilingualism on the Page and in the Classroom

Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London, United Kingdom

Are you a literary translator interested in multilingual writing? Or a secondary school English teacher with multilingual students in your classes? Join us for an afternoon of parallel workshops exploring how hybrid identities express themselves creatively on the page and in the classroom, and how you can harness that creativity in your work. The workshops […]