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.
MultiLing Summer School 2017
Sep. 4, 2017
Is it really possible to have a strict separation of the cognitive and social aspects of human activity? This year’s summer school examined interdisciplinary approaches to multilingualism with a focus on socio-cognitive aspects.
Doctoral defense: Maimu Berezkina
Aug. 30, 2017
Maimu Berezkina defended her dissertation on June 20 in Gamle Festsal at Domus Academica.
Doctoral defense: Kamilla Kraft
Aug. 30, 2017
Kamilla Kraft defended her PhD dissertation Constructing migrant workers: Multilingualism and communication in the transnational construction site on May 26.
Visiting scholar: Mira Goral
July 5, 2017
Professor II at MultiLing, Mira Goral (The City University of New York) recently visited MultiLing for two weeks. Goral will lead the research work on multilingual aphasia at MultiLing.