Author Archives: Lauren Roberts

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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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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Reminder – Deadline Monday 30 November: Call for Papers “Language Learning and Ethnographic Fieldwork”

University of Glasgow, Scotland 11-12 April 2016 For many researchers, learning a new language or working in a second or additional language is a crucial aspect of carrying out ethnographic fieldwork. Language learning and ‘competence’ affect all aspects of our … Continue reading

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IUG / RM Borders Online Seminar Series: Crossing Borders of Foreign Language Education & Translation in Palestine

SEMINAR 2 – Monday 30 November 2015 09.00 – 11.00 UK / 11.00 – 13.00 Gaza Edward Said: Cultural Theory Speaker: Dr Mohammed Nemer Abu Elmaza (London, UK) The English Language Department at the Islamic University of Gaza (IUG) would … 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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Ha Orchestra Visits Denmark – November 2015

The Ha Orchestra is made up of musicians from different regions of Africa, Scotland, the UK and Europe, playing various African musical instruments including Xylophone, Kora, Sogo, Brekete, Dondo, Atumpani, Kpanlogo and Apentema drums, Kalimba, Atentenben, Ngidingi, Kamele Ngoni, Bolon, … Continue reading

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Language Research, Performance and Creative Arts

On 16th October 2015 the Centre for Language Education Research (CLER) in the School of Education at the University of Leeds hosted a day-long seminar which focused on current research which crosses over from language to arts and vice versa. … Continue reading

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