Latest news on the ‘Expectations of and on international students in UK HE: investigating mismatching language ontologies and destabilising encounters’ workshop

This is being held at Manchester Metropolitan University, Business School Building, Room BS 3.28 on Friday 16th September. Duygu and Nahielly are representing our community, so if you are around and would like to go and support them book a ticket quickly as there are only a few left.   0900 Registration and tea/coffee 0920 Welcome Read More …

LANTERN Summer Event 2016: Kaleidoscope

So, I have finally thought of a slightly more inspiring name than ‘Summer Event’. ‘Kaleidoscope’ is the title of this year’s event, as opposed to the ‘Bringing it back home’ summer event of the last two years, but more fitting I think in terms of our creative theme. Here are the details so far: Thursday June Read More …

LANTERN Lunchtime Talk No.5: Exploring participants’ changing perspectives through the life of an inter-school, collaborative, research and development project.

The talk from last Friday (29th April), is now available to view here. It is also available via the Links tab. Power Point

Upcoming LANTERN Lunchtime Talks

We now have the details of the next two LLTs. We look forward to seeing you there.Note the different room for the second talk. Friday 29th April, 12.00-13.00, Ellen Wilkinson C3.30 Exploring participants’ changing perspectives through the life of an inter-school, collaborative, research and development project. Andy Howes, Sue Goldrick, Volha Arkhipenka, Nahielly Palacios, Siti Masrifatul Read More …

The next two LANTERN Lunchtime Talks

The first talk is on Friday 29th April 12.00-1.00 and is based on the work Fitri, Nahielly, Volha and I are doing with Andy Howes and the Coalition of Research Schools Exploring participants’ changing perspectives through the life of an inter-school, collaborative, research and development project.   In this talk we will briefly give the background Read More …

Some preliminary thoughts on ‘Bringing it Back Home 2016’

These are some initial thoughts about this year’s BiBH event, and I would love to hear your comments. With the LANTERN Lunchtime Talks running this year, there seems less need to create a space for us all to share academic findings/presentations (if you would like to do a LLT, please let me know!). One of Read More …

LANTERN Lunchtime Talks

LANTERN Lunchtime Talks Here is the information for two LANTERN Lunchtime talks that we have organised before Christmas. Paul and Alex are kindly providing food for theirs, which makes adds an even more social element to our community event. Both in EW C3.30 Academic identity and religious identity: cognitive dissonance in students’ higher education Paul Smith Read More …

Newsletter #8 (July 2015)

I am sitting on a patio, drinking coffee in the early morning sunshine in southern Spain, high up in the mountains but looking in the distance to the Med, reflecting on all that has happened recently and is set to happen soon. First of all, this is the moment to again congratulate all our new Read More …

New Multilingual Matters volumes (2015)

www.multilingual-matters.com Some new volumes here that might be of interest, including: “Second language students in English-medium classrooms” (Coreen Sears) — of interest maybe Fitri? “Emerging self-identities and emotion in foreign language education- a narrative-oriented approach” (Masuko Miyahara) — of interest Lou? “Sociocultural theory in second language acquisition: an introduction through narratives” (2nd edn) (Merrill Swain, Read More …

Congratulations ….

…. to Min and Fida for successfully negotiating the “Progression to Main Study rite of passage … now the joy of ethics forms  awaits 🙂 … and to Khwan for getting to the Finals of the 3-Minute Thesis and acquitting herself so well in them.