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Pop-Up World of Languages comes to Belfast 2nd and 3rd November

Belfast will be hosting a ‘Pop-Up World of Languages’, the first pop-up museum of languages in the UK or Ireland. The museum is free and includes lots of interactive activities for children teenagers and adults. It will be running in the Accidental Theatre, 12-13 Shaftesbury Square, on Saturday 2 November (10 am – 5.30 pm) […]

UK Language Policy after Brexit 2019 Conference

Alongside colleagues at Queen’s University, I was delighted to host the 2019 UK Language Policy after Brexit conference in September. Thanks to all the speakers and attendees.    We managed to catch up with some of the contributors for some short interviews, I would encourage you to view. Fiona MacKay, Director of Scotland’s National Centre […]

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 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.