Children's imaginative play has long attracted scholars in different fields, from psychologists like Vygotsky in the 1960s to sociolinguists in recent years. This symposium with papers from diverse contexts will address such methodological and theoretical questions as how bi/multilingual children use linguistic varieties and other semiotic resources in their plays, and what implications their language use may have for the languages, families, communities, and societies.
This is an in-house workshop for MultiLingers. Participants from ILN are also welcome.
To complement the release of Bauta: Janne Bondi Johannessen in memoriam, the memorial volume editors and MultiLing are organizing a two-day seminar, which will close with a memorial lecture by Joe Salmons.
The NGL conference series (also ICNGL) provides an open forum for linguistic research in order to facilitate the exchange of ideas on Nordic (including Germanic, Finnic, Saamic and Greenlandic) and other languages, including multilingualism.
This public event is organized on the occasion of the 2021 International Mother Language Day. Our international researchers from MultiLing, at the University of Oslo, will address institutional, social and emotional notions of multilingualism and the use of mother tongue in different domains of society.
Welcome to a seminar that celebrates the kick-off of the NorPol project (Second-language communication in workplace settings – the case of Polish migrants in Norway), funded by The Research Council of Norway (2020–2024).
In early November we held a digital workshop on citizen science and citizen sociolinguistic initiatives. The workshop involved participants from the University of Oslo and international colleagues. The workshop consisted of keynote speeches, shorter invited talks and discussion sessions. The talks were recorded and are uploaded below for anyone to view.
Closing conference of the research project Language and communication in multilingual speakers with dementia (MultiLing Dementia), funded by The Research Council of Norway (2017-2021).
Online conference: EELC8 will be livestreamed using Zoom.
The theme of the eighth biennial Explorations in Ethnography, Language and Communication conference is “Perspectives across disciplinary and political borders.”
This workshop will be given by the BrainProducts training team and will focus on the BrainVision Analyzer software that MultiLing's Socio-Cognitive Laboratory has purchased together with the EEG system.
This international round-table brings together top women leaders.
The Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas is an annual conference focused on heritage language research.
An international three-day workshop with the aim of reflecting on the use of pictures in a language-based discipline. This workshop is part of MultiLing’s Colloquium B, “Engaging innovative methodologies in studying multilingualism across the lifespan”.
The purpose of the round-table is to bring together sociolinguists, classicists and historians who study multilingualism in antiquity and medieval times (Day 1) and in imperial, colonial and postcolonial times (Day 2) and to engage in a dialog about continuities and discontinuities in multilingual practices shaped by conquests, migrations and globalizations.
New times require new skills from linguists working with complex datasets. This 1,5 day workshop addresses some of the current challenges faced by linguists working with diverse qualitative datasets by providing a comprehensive introduction into the use of NVivo.
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.
When we arrive in a new country, public signs, ads and billboards are often the first form of contact we have with the language and script of the place. At this seminar, we will explore linguistic landscapes in Russia, Norway and beyond.
This seminar will bring together scholars working in different regions of Latin America and in Europe in order to examine language revitalisation practices in contemporary contexts. It is organised in collaboration with the LACITO research center and Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris III, and will be held in Spanish and French.
This two-day round-table aims to bring an international group of leading female scholars to Oslo to discuss their current positions and inform younger scholars about the choices, rewards, and challenges such leadership posts entail.
This conference will bring together researchers and education practitioners who are interested in multilingualism and education in Norway and beyond.
What does it mean to be involuntarily childless in a society that tends to revolve around children? What happens when becoming a parent is not what one had expected? The event aims to contribute new voices, arguments and different angles of approach to the Norwegian public debate on fertility, family and parenthood.