How multilingual children, youth and adults acquire the languages they know, and how this competence changes throughout the lifespan.
How multilingual children, youth and adults use the languages they know, and how language use changes throughout the lifespan.
How social and political power relations influence multilingual acquisition and use across all age groups.
The Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan (MultiLing) is a research center financed by the Research Council of Norway as a Center of Excellence. MultiLing is located at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies.
Visiting scholar: Prinola Govenden
Apr. 21, 2017
In March, MuliLing was visited by the very inspiring and creative PhD student in Media Studies Prinola Govenden from Wits University in South Africa, through the INTPART partnership. Among other things, she helped further develop the Center's media strategies and general communications. Here is an informal interview with her.
MultiLing Spring School 2017
Mar. 29, 2017
Last week, MultiLing held its very first Spring School. PhD students from all over the world were gathered in Oslo for four days to learn more about how they can go from formulating questions and hypotheses to have their hypotheses tested.
Book launch for Multilingual Ethiopia: Linguistic Challenges and Capacity Building Efforts
Mar. 29, 2017
On Friday 24 March, the launch of the new book Multilingual Ethiopia: Linguistic Challenges and Capacity Building was celebrated with cake, speeches and guests from near and far.
Visiting scholar: Jannis Androutsopoulos
Mar. 28, 2017
Professor II at MultiLing, Jannis Androutsopoulos (University of Hamburg) visited MultiLing for a week in March. During his stay, he collaborated on several ongoing projects. He also gave one guest lecture and hosted a methodological workshop.