Conversation classes with refugees: volunteers needed

If any of you are around over the summer and would like to use your teaching skills in the service of a local refugee community, then this is for you! The ‘Chrysalis project’ is run by Aoileann Ní Mhurchú (lecturer in International politics) and Alex Robertson (project manager at Multilingual Manchester). It has been running since October with 13 UG volunteer students […]

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Languages, Refugees and Migration: Research Roundtable Event, Glasgow, Monday 7 December, 12.00-18.00

Please see below for details of this FREE half-day participatory Knowledge Exchange event:  Numerous projects across Glasgow (and further afield) are working in Languages and their interconnection with the broad areas of Refugee and Migration Research.  We hope to create a space where over the course of the event we build up wide ranging overview of the research landscape in Languages, […]

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Refugees, Asylum-seekers – Politics and Researching Multilingually

I have the great fortune to be a Co-Investigator on the AHRC-funded (three-year large grant under the Translating Cultures theme) project entitled Researching Multilingually at the Borders of Language, the Body, Law and the State (project website) led by the inspiring Professor Alison Phipps. This project builds on our earlier, smaller (one-year) also AHRC-funded, (under the same theme) research(er) networking […]

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