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.
Atypical interaction: What does it mean to be pragmatically impaired?
Aug. 22, 2018 12:15 PM
Johanna Rendle-Short, associate professor at the Australian National University, will give a guest lecture on pragmatic impairment in children diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome or High Functioning Autism.
Wednesday Seminar: Metaphorical dimensions of language purism: From embodiment to discourse
Aug. 22, 2018 2:15 PM
Višnja Čičin-Šain, doctoral fellow from the Department of Literature at University of Oslo, ILOS, will give a talk on metaphorical dimensions of language purism in Croatian, post-Yugoslav context.
The XIVth International Ibsen Conference
Sep. 5, 2018 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 conference is organized by the Centre for Ibsen Studies in co-operation with Skien Municipality.
MultiLing Summer School 2018: Experimental approaches to multilingualism
Sep. 10, 2018 12:00 AM
The MultiLing Summer School 2018 will take place from 10–14 September 2018. This year, we will explore experimental approaches to multilingualism. Instructors will be Janet van Hell (Pennsylvania State University) and Barbara Mertins (Dortmund Technical University).
Guest lecture: Revenge of the dialects
Sep. 17, 2018 3:45 PM
Guest lecture by Professor Emeritus Kees de Bot.
“Art is not an intellectual way of thinking” – Poetics and the ecology of language
Sep. 26, 2018 2:30 PM
The renowned researcher Ana Deumert, who has made significant contributions to the field of sociolinguistics, especially through her emphasis on a Southern perspective to multilingualism, will give this year's Einar Haugen Lecture.
Seminar: Multilingual and Intercultural Education – Theory and practice from Latin America and Norway
Sep. 27, 2018 9:30 AM
This seminar aims to strengthen connections among Norwegian and Latin American scholars of multilingual and intercultural education, and is supported by the Norwegian Latin America Research Network.
Workshop: Multilingual writing – methodologies and concepts across contexts
Oct. 10, 2018 12:00 AM
This workshop brings together scholars from different fields and contexts in order to explore multilingual writing from a comparative perspective. We will explore what methodologies and concepts can be useful across diverse socio-linguistic and cultural settings in order to enhance our understanding of multilingual writing practices. This workshop is an internal MultiLing event. Please contact the organizers if you are interested in participating.