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Professor Janice Carruthers

Queen’s University Belfast

The AHRC funds a diverse portfolio of Modern Languages projects across a vast range of languages and has recently invested £15 million in four flagship research programmes through its Open World Research Initiative.

Find out about the Leadership Fellowship Team, our research in the area of language policy, the OWRI projects and other innovative AHRC-funded research in Modern Languages

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Multilingualism and Identity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Conference

| 19th March 2019

Registration for the Multilingualism and Identity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Conference at Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, on 11-13 September 2019 is now open at http://www.meits.org/events/event/multilingualism-and-identity-interdisciplinary-perspectives. The closing date for bookings is 30 June 2019. About the conference Globalisation and migration are two of the most important phenomena in the early 21st century and bring with them a […]

Babel: Teaching Resources and Schools Competition

| 19th March 2019

The Babel: Adventures in Translation exhibition is running at the Weston Library, Oxford until 2 June 2019. The OWRI Creative Multilingualism team have produced a set of translation teaching resources based on some of the objects in the exhibition. They can be used alongside a visit to the exhibition or as stand-alone resources in the […]

Reaction to BBC modern languages in post-primary schools survey

| 27th February 2019

The BBC have today released details of their recent survey of the state of modern languages in state secondary schools around the UK. With over half of all schools responding, it is a revealing snapshot of current uptake and highlights the need to do more to build up the numbers of young people opting into […]

New Research Funding Calls – Creative Multilingualism

| 27th February 2019

The Open World Research Initiative Creative Multilingualism Project has recently announced details of two new funding calls.  One is aimed at doctoral students on the themes of ‘Languages and Creative Identity’ and ‘Languages and Performance’ and a further one on ‘Artificial Intelligence in the World of Languages’. Closing dates are April 15th and 30th respectively, […]