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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

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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Welcome to the Researching Multilingually project blog!

From refugee camps, to border zones between so-called ‘first and third world’ countries; from the struggle to express profound trauma to the desire to overcome conditions of siege – in all these places lives are lived multilingually. Understanding and researching … Continue reading

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