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.
Wednesday Seminar: Cognitive fatigue and language in Multiple Sclerosis
Oct. 25, 2017 2:15 PM
Leena Maria Heikkola will discuss how cognitive fatigue, a typical symptom of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), affects the language of persons with MS. Open to all!
Two new post docs on the MultiLing Aphasia Project
Oct. 26, 2017 2:15 PM
Kate Kuzmina and Leena Maria Heikkola joined the research group before the summer to work on MultiLing's new project on studies in multilingual aphasia.
Wednesday Seminar: Eye-tracking in linguistics: Focus on the Visual World Paradigm
Nov. 1, 2017 2:15 PM
Natalia Mitrofanova, researcher at the Language Acquisition, Variation and Attrition Research group at the University of Tromsø, will share her expertise on various aspects of mono- and multilingual acquisition in children and adults. All are welcome to attend!
Old Norse and Celtic Forum: Oral and Written Cultures in Medieval Scandinavia
Nov. 2, 2017 5:15 PM
PhD-fellows Johan Bollaert and Bianca Patria will present their new projects about oral and written cultures in medieval Scandinavia.
Deadline: Call for Papers, the XIVth International Ibsen Conference
Nov. 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 November 15, 2017.
Wednesday Seminar: Ein ny språkpolitikk blir til: språkpolitiske retningslinjer ved Høgskulen på Vestlandet
Nov. 15, 2017 2:15 PM
Stipendiat Jorunn Simonsen Thingnes forskar på språk i akademia, og i dette føredraget vil ho greie ut om prosessen med å lage språklege retningslinjer for Høgskulen på Vestlandet. F øredraget vil vere på norsk.
Workshop on Approaches to Coercion and Polysemy (CoPo 2017)
Nov. 20, 2017 9:00 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.
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 on December 1-2, 2017. All are welcome to attend.
Standardising Minority Languages
Dec. 7, 2017 12:00 AM
Closing conference and book launch for the project "Standardising Minority Languages" (STANDARDS).
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.