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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A rather different call – not for papers, but for participants!

This is an all-day performance workshop run by award-winning poet Tawona Sithole of the Researching Multilingually at Borders project that Richard is part of. They are asking for participants to go up to Glasgow and test out some of the materials that Tawona is writing for the final project performance. If you have always fancied a go at acting, then why […]

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Call for paper proposals on the use of visual methods in language studies to be published in a special issue in an international peer reviewed journal

Applying visual methods in research on language use and learning/teaching has gained popularity in recent years. The use of visual methods has provided new ways of examining language users’ and learners’ experiences in and approaches towards languages and language learning. Visual methods have also provided language teachers new possibilities to e.g. raise language awareness. The analysis of visual data such as drawings, photos, […]

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Using the creative arts in the research process

I fly to Brussels later today for the 3rd Symposium of our AHRC-funded “Researching Multilingually at the Borders of Language, the Body, Law and the State” project. On this occasion, rather than giving a formal paper, I will form part of an 8-strong team of performers (including our colleague Mariam Attia) presenting a piece, collaboratively explored and then wonderfully ‘scriptified’ […]

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