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Professor Douglas Kibbee talks about Linguistic Human Rights

05/5/19

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'

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Multilingualism and Identity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Conference

19/19/19

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…

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Babel: Teaching Resources and Schools Competition

19/19/19

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…

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Reaction to BBC modern languages in post-primary schools…

27/27/19

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…

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