Many people misunderstand their rights during police interrogations
Oct. 16, 2017 9:34 AM
“When being questioned by the police, suspects are entitled to a defence lawyer and to understand the charges. However, many people misunderstand things when their rights are not presented in their mother tongue,” says language researcher Aneta Pavlenko.
Scandinavians can learn from feelings of guilt
Jan. 9, 2017 3:08 PM
‘We who live in the wealthiest and happiest countries in the world have plenty of reasons to feel guilty when faced with the poverty and affliction of others,’ says Elisabeth Oxfeldt. She heads a large-scale research project which shows that Scandinavian feelings of guilt can be beneficial.
Workshop on Approaches to Coercion and Polysemy (CoPo 2017)
Nov. 20, 2017 9:30 AM
A forum that will enable comparison of lexical, compositional and pragmatic approaches, and interaction between people coming from formal semantics, pragmatics and computational linguistics backgrounds.
Koji Mineshima: Factivity and Presupposition in Dependent Type Semantics
Nov. 22, 2017 2:15 PM
This lecture is open for all.
- Wednesday Seminar: Interpreting in the virtual meeting room - ideas and practice Nov. 22, 2017 2:15 PM
Wednesday Seminar: Introduction to Bayesian reasoning
Nov. 29, 2017 2:15 PM
Ekaterina Kuzmina, Postdoctoral fellow at MultiLing, will give a talk on Bayesian reasoning and its application in experimental research.
Peer Gynt: Ibsen and Philosophy
Dec. 1, 2017 9:00 AM
The Centre for Ibsen Studies, in collaboration with The Humanities Center at Johns Hopkins University and the Department of Philosophy at Temple University, announces the third and final of a series of workshops on Ibsen and Philosophy, to be hosted at the University of Oslo.
All are welcome to attend.
Standardising Minority Languages
Dec. 7, 2017 9:30 AM
Closing conference and book launch for the project "Standardising Minority Languages" (STANDARDS).
MultiLing Winter School 2018: Language policy in multilingual contexts – methodological approaches
Feb. 5, 2018 12:00 AM
The MultiLing winter school 2018 will take place from 5–9 February 2018. This year, we will explore methodological approaches to language policy in multilingual contexts.
Multilingualism and Education: Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives
May 7, 2018 9:00 AM
This symposium will bring together researchers and education practitioners who are interested in multilingualism and education in Norway and beyond.
Call for Papers, the XIVth International Ibsen Conference
Sep. 5, 2018 12:00 AM
The XIVth International Ibsen Conference will be held at the Ibsenhuset Concert Hall in Skien, Norway, on 5-8 September 2018. The deadline for submitting abstracts is November 15, 2017.