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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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PhD studentship in Modern Languages Policy at Queen’s University Belfast

| 12th April 2019

A fully-funded 3-year PhD studentship is available at Queen’s University Belfast in conjunction with the research project ‘Foreign, Indigenous and Community Languages in the Devolved Regions of the UK. Policy and Practice for Growth’ which is attached to the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Leadership Fellowship in Modern Languages held by Professor Janice Carruthers. […]

Professor Douglas Kibbee talks about Linguistic Human Rights

| 5th April 2019

In April I was delighted to host a lecture by Emeritus Professor Douglas Kibbee, the University of Illinois on ‘A Century of Linguistic Human Rights: Successes and Failures’

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 […]