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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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PhD Studentship Opportunity: “Silence as an integration strategy?”

Please find below details of a 3-year PhD Studentship available from October 2016 working with case study 2 of the RM Borders project. Studentship Package Each studentship is tenable for three years of full-time study, and offers the following financial … Continue reading

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Call for Participants!! Performance Workshop: the place of language in our lives

University of Glasgow, Room 450B Drama Lab (level 4) Monday, 16 November 2015 from 10:00 to 16:00 In this all-day participatory theatre event, participants will ‘test’ and workshop new material written by award-winning poet Tawona Sithole to produce a short … Continue reading

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

Reflections about (language) learning in Lebanon and in refugee camps By Maria Grazia Imperiale, PhD Research on RM Borders project 21 September 2015 (3) Learning the ‘Arabic language of hospitality’ with the Palestinian refugees of Nahr el Bared صوت الحرية بيبقى … 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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Celebrating UNESCO’s International Mother Language Day

“Mother tongue – our emotional DNA” by Beverley Costa This is an excerpt of a post first published on the GRAMNet blog, FEBRUARY 17, 2015. For full text please visit  gramnet.wordpress.com International Mother Language Day is celebrated on the 21st … Continue reading

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The Power Of the Pentatonic Scale

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Translating Cultures

This latest film from the AHRC shines a light on the Translating Cultures theme. The Translating Cultures theme aims to increase understanding and communication within, between and across diverse cultures. The Translating Cultures theme addresses this by studying the role … Continue reading

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Where others have opinions, I insist on having hope.

This is an excerpt from Agenda in The Herald Thursday 11 September 2014.  Reproduced with permission of the authors.  Read the original article here. Alison Phipps and Nazmi Al masri It’s been almost 50 days now, and every day I check my … Continue reading

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