News and Events

News

Voices of the Bullring markets

Description
A new video has been released by the TLANG research team which introduces you to the superdiverse nature of the Bullring markets.
Date:
05/03/2015

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
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Events 

Current Events

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.
 

 Mercator Network Newsletter No.80

 

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