LANTERN — looking ahead

After the very successful Kaleidoscope event last week, and mindful of the valuable Lantern Lunch-time Talk series which really took off this year, I am now thinking about the future, one in which Susan Dawson steps down from her lead role in stimulating, curating, and feeding our community of researchers. A big “THANK YOU” is in order for this role […]

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Paradigm humility and appropriate methodology in Global Mental Health

White, R. and Fay, R. (2016, April). Paradigm humility and appropriate methodology in Global Mental Health. Paper (to be) presented at The Emergence of Global Mental Health workshop, hosted by Kings College, London, April 28th, 2016. Discussion Topics: How is ‘mental health’ as an object of knowledge and global intervention construed, operationalized, and governed? What new networks of actors are emerging in […]

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“Es como llevar naranjas a … Sefarad” Tales of Ladino from the Bulgarian Sephardic Community

“Es como llevar naranjas a … Sefarad” — Tales of Ladino from the Bulgarian Sephardic Community Leah Davcheva & Richard Fay Invited Guest lecture at the University of Cordoba, Spain, Friday 15th April.   Abstract: In this talk, we provide an account of our multilingual, collaborative and narrative research project and also present our interculturally-framed analysis of these Tales of Ladino. […]

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Sociolinguistics of Immigration – success

Jane Andrews (University of the West of England, UK) + Sari Pöyhönen (Jyväskylä University, Finland) + Richard Fay (The University of Manchester, UK) + Mirja Tarnanen (Jyväskylä University, Finland) “Researching multilingually – exploring emerging linguistic practices in migrant contexts” Keywords: multilingualism, knowledge construction, linguistic practices Sociolinguistic research practice in the era of globalisation, complexity and demographic shift is bound to […]

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Research Methods in IC (new book)

http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118837436.html In this brand new volume (Link), there are chapters by the usual suspects including: Holmes, P., Fay, R., Andrews, J. and Attia, M. (2016). How to research multilingually: possibilities and complexities. In Z. Hua (ed.), Research methods in intercultural communication (pp.88-102). London: Wiley.

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International Journal of Bias, Identity and Diversities in Education

We am pleased to announce the publication of the inaugural issue issue of the International Journal of Bias, Identity and Diversities in Education 1(1). http://www.igi-global.com/journals/abstract-announcement/132256 A call for papers is included below. The next issue 1(2) will be a special issue dedicated to intercultural competences. Please also submit your proposals for special issues to the editors. Please contact us with […]

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Adrian Holliday on PhD students, interculturality, reflexivity, community and internationalisation

Abstract Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development  DOI:10.1080/01434632.2015.1134554 Interviews with a small group of doctoral students at a British university indicate that the students feel that the programme provides an environment within which they develop interculturality through reflexive engagement with the PhD community and in some cases with the participants in their research. Significant here is that they are interpretivist, […]

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Call for Proposals for Book Chapters (RM-ly)

I’m delighted that – as a consolidation of the first AHRC project I was involved in (the network grant Researching Multilingually), and as a stepping stone towards the current one (Researching Multilingually at the Borders of Language, the Body, Law and the State) – we have just issued (initially to the researchers in this first RM-ly network) a Call for […]

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Papers accepted for 2nd BIBAC conference

Abstracts recently accepted for the 2nd BIBAC (Building Interdisciplinary Bridges Across Cultures) International Conference (hosted by Cambridge University, UK, 31st July-01st August, 2016): Al-Masri, N., Frimberger, K. and Attia, M. (2016). ‘Hope is our bread and butter’: towards a human ecological language pedagogy in the context of siege. Fay, R., Hawley, R. and Sherwood, E. (2016, July). ‘Klezmer returns to college’ – intercultural experience and social engagement through […]

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Papers accepted for QI 2016

Abstracts recently accepted for The Twelfth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (hosted by University of Illinois, USA, 18th-21st May, 2016): Halldorsdottir, T. (2016, May). Warring wor(l)ds: stories as soft weapons and resources of hope. Fay, R., Andrews, J., Frimberger, K. and Tordzro, G. (2016, May). Creative interthinking: interthinking creatively. Huang, Z. (2016, May). Through the eye of visual-creative-arts: exploring intercultural personhood.  

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