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(Photo: Nadia Frantsen/ UiO)
Time and place: Aug. 28, 2017 - Sep. 1, 2017, MultiLing Meeting Room

The theme for the MultiLing summer school 2017 is Interdisciplinary approaches to multilingualism – socio-cognitive aspects.  

Time and place: Sep. 1, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, Arne Næss' Auditorium, Georg Morgenstierne hus

Ellen Bialystok is a new honorary doctor at the University of Oslo and will hold a lecture entitled Lifelong Bilingualism: Reshaping Mind and Brain. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome! 

Time and place: Sep. 5, 2017 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus 421

Neuropsychologist Rune Nielsen (Rigshospitalet/University of Copenhagen) will present his research on bilingual cognitive advantages. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome!

Time and place: Sep. 7, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Our autumn 2017 Wednesday Seminar series will begin with this lecture by Memet Aktürk-Drake from Frije Universiteit Brussels. Please note, this will be held exceptionally on a Thursday. 

Time and place: Sep. 13, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Barbara Mertins of the Technische Universität Dortmund will present a critical review of the effects of language on cognition.

Professor Ofelia García
Time: Sep. 26, 2017

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.

Time and place: May 7, 2018 - May 8, 2018, Universitet i Oslo

This symposium will bring together researchers and education practitioners who are interested in multilingualism and education in Norway and beyond. First call for participation!

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Time and place: June 21, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Rachel Lehr, Fulbright scholar at the National Library in Oslo, will present her research on the Norwegian linguist Georg Morgenstierne. 

David Caplan
Time and place: June 7, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, meeting room 536

Professor of Neurology David Caplan (Harvard Medical School/Massachussetts General Hospital) will share his research and insights with us at this week's Wednesday seminar. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome!

The lecture will also be streamed live on MultiLing's Facebook page.

Aneta Pavlenko (photo: temple.edu)
Time and place: June 6, 2017 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM, Henrik Wergelands hus 421

The most recent addition to MultiLing's core team, Research Professor Aneta Pavlenko, will be addressing the hot topic of forensic linguistics — language and the law. Open lecture.

Time and place: May 31, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Anne Schluter, Marmara University in Istanbul/Turkey, and Kellie Gonçalves will be presenting their work at this week's Wednesday seminar. Wednesday seminars are internal (closed) events, unless otherwise specified.

Time and place: May 16, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Dr. Mi-Cha Flubacher is a guest researcher at MultiLing from the Department of Applied Linguistics, University of Vienna.

Time and place: May 10, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Ingeborg Ribu and Valantis Fyndanis will be presenting their work at this week's Wednesday seminar.

Time and place: May 3, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Kristin Vold Lexander will be presenting her work at this week's Wednesday Seminar.

Time and place: Apr. 24, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Ann Katrine Marstrand, guest researcher from the University of Southern Denmark, will be presenting her PhD project on Monday April 24th.

Book cover for Multilingual Ethiopia
Time and place: Mar. 24, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Break room, 4th floor, Henrik Wergelands hus

Welcome to the book launch for Multilingual Ethiopia: Linguistic Challenges and Capacity Building Efforts by Binyam Sisay Mendisu og Janne Bondi Johannessen (eds.)!

Time and place: Mar. 22, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, P. A. Munchs hus, Seminarrom 360

Professor of Linguistics Maria Polinsky (University of Maryland) will be sharing her research and insights with us at guest lecture this week. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome!

Research assistant Eirik collecting information in USA.
Time and place: Mar. 20, 2017 9:00 AM - Mar. 23, 2017 4:00 PM, Multiling, ILN, Henrik Wergelands hus, Blindern, Oslo

A four-day PhD course organized by Janne Bondi Johannessen and MultiLing. 

Maria Obojska and Judith Purkarthofer
Time and place: Mar. 8, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Maria Obojska and Judith Purkarthofer will present their work on language ideologies in transnational families in Norway as a preparation for their presentation for the AAAL Conference in Portland later in March.

Professor Jannis Androutsopoulos
Time and place: Mar. 1, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Jannis Androutsopoulos, Professor at the University of Hamburg and Professor II at MultiLing, will be presenting his work at this week's Wednesday seminar. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome!

Professor Kees de Bot
Time and place: Feb. 8, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Professor Kees de Bot (University of Pannonia) will give a talk at this week's Wednesday Seminar. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome!

Professor Scott Jarvis
Time and place: Feb. 1, 2017 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Sophus Bugge, seminarrom 5

Professor Scott Jarvis (Ohio University) will hold a guest lecture at MultiLing. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome!

Professor Marjolijn Verspoor
Time and place: Jan. 30, 2017 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM, Henrik Wergelands hus, meeting room 536

Professor Marjolijn Verspoor (Groningen University) will hold a guest lecture at MultiLing. The lecture is open to everyone. Welcome!

Photo: Nadia Frantsen/ UiO
Time and place: Jan. 30, 2017 - Feb. 3, 2017, MultiLing Meeting Room

The MultiLing winter school 2017 will take place from 30 January - 3 February 2017. This year we will explore the use of ethnographic methodologies to study language, youth and identity.

Time and place: Nov. 30, 2016 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Presentation by Guri Bordal Steien and Anne Golden.