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.
Bilingualism may curb dementia
Mar. 30, 2016 10:28 AM
If you are using two languages on a regular basis, you may have an advantage if you are affected by dementia. Researchers have set out to study linkages between ageing, dementia and language.
Summer School 2017: Interdisciplinary approaches to multilingualism – socio-cognitive aspects
Aug. 28, 2017 12:00 AM
The theme for the MultiLing summer school 2017 is Interdisciplinary approaches to multilingualism – socio-cognitive aspects.
A people-centered approach to language, multilingualism and language education: The role of translanguaging theory
Sep. 26, 2017 12:00 AM
The 2017 Einar Haugen Lecture will be given by Professor Ofelia García from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, USA. Professor García has published extensively on bilingualism and the education of bilinguals, and her work especially on translanguaging in the classroom has had a significant impact on the field.
Deadline: Call for Papers, the XIVth International Ibsen Conference
Oct. 15, 2017 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 abstracts for the conference is October 15, 2017.
Skien International Ibsen Conference 2017
Oct. 18, 2017 12:00 AM
Skien International Ibsen Conference 2017 will be arranged on October 18. and 19.
- Workshop on Approaches to Coercion and Polysemy Nov. 20, 2017 9:00 AM
Multilingualism and Education: Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives
May 7, 2018 12:00 AM
This symposium will bring together researchers and education practitioners who are interested in multilingualism and education in Norway and beyond. First call for participation!