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Global Mental Health: A category benefiting from its contesting?

By Ross White, University of Liverpool On the 5th and 6th June Kings Health Partnership in conjunction with King’s College London hosted a conference entitled: ‘Global Mental Health and Psychosocial Support’ that was held at the KCL Waterloo campus. The … Continue reading

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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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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 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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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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Languages, Refugees and Migration: Research Roundtable Event

Monday, 7 December 2015 from 12.00 to 18:30 Seminar room 3 (Gannochy), Wolfson Medical School Building, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ About this FREE half-day participatory Knowledge Exchange event: Numerous projects across Glasgow (and further afield) are working in Languages … Continue reading

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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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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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