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Multilingualism and Identity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Conference

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 […]

Languages in a Global World – Exeter January 25th

Anyone interested in Modern languages in the Exeter area is invited to an event at the University of Exeter on Friday 25th. ‘Languages in a Global World’ brings together local Modern Languages teachers and their students as well as University Alumni and current staff and students of languages and international cultures. The inaugural event sees Ben Bradshaw MP in conversation with Professor Andrew Thorpe.

We need a Chief Government Linguist to embed languages policy in government

Alongside colleagues from the Open World Research Initiative (OWRI), I am calling for the appointment of a Chief Government Linguist at government level in the UK. In a way that is not dissimilar to the Government Chief Scientific Adviser (and the network of departmental CSAs), a Chief Government Linguist would work across departments and provide […]

Slanguages Launch Event – Birmingham November 8

Join Professor Rajinder Dudrah, who leads research in the Creative Economy Strand, and colleagues from Punch Records as they launch Slanguages on Thursday November 8th in Birmingham. Slanguages explores creative way artists take inspiration from and use different languages. The project is wide-ranging and includes exhibitions, performances, and collaborations with artists, creative professionals and partners such […]