PhDs, Creative Arts and Researching Multilingually

Linked to Kelly and Min’s LLT about using creative arts in research, here is another example from Gameli Tordzro of the AHRC Researching Multilingually at Borders project. He is using film to look at how music crosses barriers in a migration context, and the focus here is on Ghanaian and Danish musicians.

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

Gaza online seminar series?

As reported in recent blog postings, PhD Education alumnus (from 1993), Professor Nazmi Al-Masri, from the Islamic University of Gaza, recently visited us as part of his UK trip to connect with colleagues (me included) from the AHRC-funded Researching Multilingually at Borders project – One idea that arose during Nazmi’s visit was that of our Read More …

News from Gaza – PhD alumnus Prof. Nazmi Al-Masri visits ….

Exciting opportunity to hear Professor Nazmi Al-Masri from the Islamic University Gaza. Nazmi is an alumnus of the University of Manchester and is working ‘under siege’ in Gaza, developing amongst other things an online teacher education programme for Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL). The event will take the form of a conversation on Read More …

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 Read More …