Capitalist Multilingualism as an Academic Challenge

Alexandre Duchêne, Professor of the Sociology of Language at the University of Fribourg and Co-Director of the Institute of Multilingualism, will be speaking at UCL IoE's Jeffery Hall, on Wednesday, 20th of  February, from 5:30-6:30 pm at part of their Applied Linguistics Research Seminar Series.  Professor Duchêne will be discussing how applied linguists, psycholinguists and … Continue reading Capitalist Multilingualism as an Academic Challenge

The Development of Children’s Understanding of Death by Georgia Panagiotaki and Carys Seeley

Georgia Pangiotaki, a Senior Lecturer at Norwich Medical School and Carys Seeley from the School of Psychology at the University of East Anglia will speak about their work investigating children's understanding of death. The research explores the development a child's understanding of death between 7 to 12 years and how this is affected by background … Continue reading The Development of Children’s Understanding of Death by Georgia Panagiotaki and Carys Seeley

Language educators in the context of constant change: a talk by Dr Diane Potts

Dr Diane Potts will be speaking at Queen Mary, University of London on Thursday 29th November from 4.30pm - 5.30pm. Her talk is titled 'Reflecting on the profession: language educators in the context of constant change'. "If everyone teaches language, who is the language educator? This decades-old question is worth asking anew with the rise … Continue reading Language educators in the context of constant change: a talk by Dr Diane Potts

Cross-London Sociolinguistics Seminar at KCL

The Centre for Language, Discourse and Communication at King's College London will be holding a Cross-London Sociolinguistics seminar on Tuesday 27th November 2018, from 5-7pm. This sessions will explore issues around these areas: Are questions about political engagement becoming more salient for sociolinguists, and if so, why? What, if anything, can we learn from the … Continue reading Cross-London Sociolinguistics Seminar at KCL