Author Archives: Bella Hoogeveen

Judith Reynold’s paper wins prize

PhD student and member of the Researching Multilingually at Borders team Judith Reynolds, Durham University, presented a paper at the British Association for Applied Linguistics 2017 Annual Conference at Leeds University in September 2017. This paper won the Richard Pemberton Prize … Continue reading

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Restrained movements express misery, agony and strength

Reproduced from Arts Ghana (published 12 August 2017) with permission from the author John Owoo. By John Owoo (On the hills of Dodowa – Ghana) A dance piece titled “Idioms of Distress, Wellbeing and Resilience” recently enchanted a cheering audience … Continue reading

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Press release: Arts and Humanities Research Council Global Challenge Research Fund Idioms of Distress, Wellbeing and Resilience

By Alison Phipps, University of Glasgow The language used to express pain, joy and resilience is a vital well of understanding for those seeking to treat and mitigate distress. In populations of displaced peoples and refugees across the world the … Continue reading

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Global Mental Health: A category benefiting from its contesting?

By Ross White, University of Liverpool On the 5th and 6th June Kings Health Partnership in conjunction with King’s College London hosted a conference entitled: ‘Global Mental Health and Psychosocial Support’ that was held at the KCL Waterloo campus. The … Continue reading

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Call for papers

Critical Multilingualism Studies have issued a new call for papers for a special volume on “Multilingualism in contexts of migration and refuge,” which you can find on the CMSsite here. The timeline for this call is: Full papers due: September 1, … Continue reading

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Looking, listening and seeing inside the law box

By Jane Andrews, University of the West of England Overview of the day Colleagues from the creative arts hub of the RM project collaborated with colleagues from Case Study 2 (project title: Translating Vulnerability and Silence into the Legal Process) … Continue reading

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New MOOC run starts today – 9 January 2017

The fourth run of our successful Massive Open Online Course will start today. You are all invited to join this free 3-week course, available through the Future Learn website: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/multilingual/4/

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Noyam

By David Gramling, University of Arizona Dodowa is a town west of Accra with red-dirt roads, loads of free-roaming chickens, heavy-laden plantain trees, and a steady incline up from the Accra seacoast toward the mountains. When in Dodowa you ask directions … Continue reading

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How researchers can draw on their multilingual resources when undertaking their research: “Researching Multilingually” doctoral researcher workshops

By Prue Holmes, Durham University Doctoral researchers, when undertaking their research, must often work multilingually during various phases of their project, e.g., with supervisors, gatekeepers and participants in the research site, translators and interpreters, people in the community in the … Continue reading

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New MOOC run starts 7 November

The third run of our successful Massive Open Online Course will start on the 7th of November. You are all invited to join this free 3-week course, available through the Future Learn website: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/multilingual/3/

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