News and Events

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Professor Angela Creese takes part in live Q&A session on community languages

Description
Professor Angela Creese panelist for live debate on community languages
Date:
20/11/2014

Speaking only English is as much of a disadvantage as speaking no English

Description
A multilingual research team will conduct detailed linguistic ethnographic investigations in super-diverse neighbourhoods in the four cities, working with speakers of Chinese languages in Birmingham, Arabic speakers in Cardiff; Polish speakers in London; and Czech, Slovak, and Romani speakers in Leeds.
Date:
24/07/2014

School of Education research rated 'Excellent' by the Arts and Humanities research councils of Europe.

Description
Research conducted by the School of Education's MOSAIC Centre for Research on Multilingualism has been rated 'Excellent' by the Arts and Humanities research councils of Europe.
Date:
24/02/2014
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Events 

Current Events

'Each bilingual's story is unique' – accounts of language in the post-migration generation

Date
20/03/2015
Description
The speaker at this seminar will be Linda Bäckman, from Åbo Akademi University in Finland and the the University of Birmingham

Family Language Policy in the Chinese Community in Singapore: A Question of Balance?

Date
17/04/2015
Description
The speaker at this seminar will be Xiao Lan Curdt-Christiansen from the Institute of Education at the University of Reading.

Scalar Approaches to Language, Time and Space: Further Directions

Date
23/04/2015
Description
Peter De Costa, from the Department of Linguistics & Germanic, Slavic, Asian, and African Languages, Michigan State University examines the use of scales to investigate complex, dynamic, on-the-ground realities of language use in a variety of contact zones.
 

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