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Language Research, Performance and Creative Arts

On 16th October 2015 the Centre for Language Education Research (CLER) in the School of Education at the University of Leeds hosted a day-long seminar which focused on current research which crosses over from language to arts and vice versa. … Continue reading

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Arts & Diversity Workshop Bucharest – 5 November

The Researching Multilingually at Borders project and the University of Glasgow in Scotland would like to invite you to an artistic workshop aimed at celebrating diversity in Bucharest. The participation in the workshop and the dinner is free of charge. … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Deadline Monday 30 November – Two-day Workshop “Language Learning and Ethnographic Fieldwork”

University of Glasgow, Scotland 11-12 April 2016 For many researchers, learning a new language or working in a second or additional language is a crucial aspect of carrying out ethnographic fieldwork. Language learning and ‘competence’ affect all aspects of our … Continue reading

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Language and Local Challenges to Global Mental Health

By Dr Ross White, Case Study 1 “Translating the experience of emotional distress” On Thursday 10th September 2015, Richard Fay and I travelled to the University of Sussex for a conference organised by the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA). … Continue reading

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I breathe freedom, don’t cut off my air (part I)

Reflections about (language) learning in Lebanon and in refugee camps By Maria Grazia Imperiale, PhD Research on RM Borders project 17 September 2015 A wrecked minibus is taking me from Beirut to Nahr el Bared, a Palestinian refugee camp in … Continue reading

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Researching Multilingually in Georgia and Languages as Instruments of Power

This post is authored by Julien Danero Iglesias, Research Associate on RM Borders, from his trip to Georgia in August 2015. With thanks to Robert Gibb and Elena Mikaberidze for their comments on earlier drafts of this post.  Last month, … Continue reading

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Refugee Crisis: How Can We Make a Difference?

Alison Phipps, Principal Investigator of the RM@Borders project and Co-Convenor of the Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network writes 10 points on how the Government and the EU could address the Refugee Crisis in The National.  A copy of the piece is below. … Continue reading

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Languages in the news – August 2015

The Guardian has published its first article in Tigrinya, Eritrea’s most spoken language, examining why so many people are fleeing the country and risking the journey across northern Africa to the Libyan coast and beyond. Click here for The Guardian’s … Continue reading

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AHRC PhD Studentship Opportunity: The Arts of Integration

Following the highly successful Refugee Festival Scotland 2015, we are delighted to announce this exciting collaborative PhD studentship in partnership with the Scottish Refugee Council. The studentship will be based at The University of Glasgow and is fully funded at RCUK … Continue reading

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Public Seminar Tuesday 23 June – Education in Gaza Through Siege & War: Stories of Success & Researching Multilingually

We are so very happy to report that our esteemed colleague and friend Nazmi Al-Masri is currently visiting us in Glasgow.  The University of Glasgow will be hosting a free public seminar to which all are warmly invited.  Further information … Continue reading

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