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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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Reflections from London Feminist Film Festival 2016

Melissa Chaplin Doing a PhD that focuses upon creative art, I’m often asked: ‘What’s the point?’ In a world of terrifying injustice, in the face of unbearable pain, what good is art? This question rumbled under the surface at this … Continue reading

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‘Vulnerable Participants or Vulnerable Researchers?’ – Reflections from our Arizona Postgraduate Symposium

By Melissa Chaplin and Judith Reynolds As part of the Project Symposium held at the University of Arizona in Tucson from 14 to 18 March 2016, the PhD students within the Researching Multilingually at Borders project had the fantastic opportunity … Continue reading

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Education and Migration Conference: Durham 21-23 Oct 2016

EDUCATION AND MIGRATION: LANGUAGE FOREGROUNDED 21-23 (Friday – Sunday) October, 2016, School of Education, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom The purpose of this international conference is to bring together researchers and educators who are researching and working in educational contexts … Continue reading

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Nov 2015 Bucharest mini-symposium reflections

Part 5: Reflecting on Music Workshop Facilitation Music Workshop at CONNECT  We all arrived in the music workshop full of expectations. Many of us were meeting each other for the first time in a small room in close proximity to … Continue reading

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Nov 2015 Bucharest mini-symposium reflections

Read part 1 here Read part 2 here Read part 3 here Part 4: Cecilia and Prue on the Crafting Workshop This workshop engaged participants in learning about important symbols in Ghanaian culture, and translating that learning into the process of … Continue reading

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Nov 2015 Bucharest mini-symposium reflections

Read part 1 here Read part 2 here PART 3: Mariam and Tawona on the Poetry Workshop It’s a Gathering of Hearts As I sit and think plan and prepare As I hope and wish wonder and imagine I try I … Continue reading

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Nov 2015 Bucharest mini-symposium reflections

Read part 1 here PART 2: Katja and Jane on the Drama Workshop Katja: Preparation for the creative workshops began long before the actual day. Our host Rodica from NGO ‘Connect’ reminded us over skype to keep in mind participants’ plentiful … Continue reading

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Nov 2015 Bucharest mini-symposium reflections

PART 1 – About the Workshops In November 2015, the researchers in the Creative Arts and Translating Cultures (CATC) and Researching Multilingually and Translating Cultures (RMTC) hubs visited the two Case Study 3 (CS3) researchers in Bucharest for a ‘mini-symposium’. Held … Continue reading

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On being federated to the Researching Multilingually at Borders Project

I’m Susan Dawson, a second-year PhD student at the University of Manchester and now officially federated to this project.  Last month I spent two days in Durham with the RMTC Hub, who were also joined by Katja, Gameli, Nazmi (via … Continue reading

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