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'Researching Multilingually': Languages as Social Category and Performance Art

Venue: Dundee University
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Event Date: 23/02/2019 12:15 - 16:00

The CIOL Scottish Society is pleased to announce the first in a series of presentations and workshops scheduled for 2019.

Professor Alison Phipps, UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts, University of Glasgow will present on what it means to research multilingually. What difference does it make that my language(s) is/are not yours?

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You can also find out about future events planned during 2019:

  • 'International media coverage of the EU referendum, the case of Spain' - A presentation by Dr Fernando León-Solís, University of the West of Scotland (18 May)

  • Machine Translation - A help or a hindrance to your translation career? &  The Ethics of PSI in the Scottish context - To celebrate International Translation Day 2019, Paul Kearns MCIL and Eneida Garcia Villanueva MCIL (Chartered Linguist) will be delivering two interactive workshops in MT and the Ethics of PSI respectively (28 September)

  • 'Language, place and identity in children’s bilingualism with community languages' and AGM - 
    Professor Antonella Sorace will discuss her research on bilingual children in both regional minority languages, including Gaelic, and migration languages in Scottish schools (23 November)

The CIOL Scottish Society would very much like to have more student representation in their activities. Any students who would like to get more involved by volunteering their time and skills on a regular or ad hoc basis, please email Eneida García Villanueva at: scottishsociety@ciol.org.uk.

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