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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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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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Some reflections on language-related issues in a PhD research project

This piece is reproduced with permission – first posted 6 April 2016 on http://www.glasgowsociology.com   By Dr Robert Gibb (This is the text of a talk given as part of a session on ‘Sociological Geographies’ at the BSA Postgraduate Forum Pre-Conference Day held … 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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How we write, multilingually: a round table

Date: Wed 24 Feb Time: 2.30–4.00 pm Venue: Wolfson medical building, Hugh Fraser seminar room (257) University of Glasgow, University Avenue Across disciplines, and in different countries, many academics are thinking about how we write—not how ‘to’ write, or how we should … Continue reading

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New MOOC – Register Now! “Multilingual Learning for a Globalised World”

This free online course has been developed by the RM Borders team and our critical friend, Elwira Grossman in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at The University of Glasgow.   The 3-week course freely available through the FutureLearn platform … Continue reading

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Researching Multilingually: Possibilities and Complexities Postgraduate Workshop

Friday 12 February 2016, 10.00 – 16.00 Institute of Modern Languages Research, University of London, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU FREE EVENT Am I allowed to include scholarly literature in Turkish? What if I conduct my interviews in Mandarin but have to … Continue reading

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Special Issues Call for Papers

Special issue of Critical Multilingualism Studies “The Critical Translation of Disciplines” Multilingual practice and interdisciplinary inquiry share a complex difficulty in common. Since the 18th century, disciplines and (mono)languages have been structured in such a way as to control, police, and controversialize … Continue reading

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