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Breaking the silence (again): on language learning and levels of fluency in ethnographic research

By Dr Robert Gibb and Dr Julien Danero Iglesias Abstract Ethnographic research is often multilingual, requiring the researcher to work in two or more different languages, if necessary with the assistance of an interpreter. Given this, surprisingly few ethnographers have … Continue reading

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The often under-explored issue of researching multilingually (RM-ly)

The latest draft of the current publication by the RMTC Hub team (Holmes, Fay, Andrews and Attia, 2015) begins as follows: In our increasingly inter-connected world, there are many, often under-discussed, possibilities for using more than one language in a … Continue reading

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