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Conferences

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Time and place: June 15, 2020June 17, 2020, Universitetet i Oslo

The NGL conference series (previously also known as 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. Its main goals are to create and strengthen connections between researchers working on different languages, with different methodological and theoretical approaches. 

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Time and place: Sep. 24, 2020 9:00 AMSep. 25, 2020 4:00 PM, University of Oslo, Blindern

The theme of the eighth biennial Explorations in Ethnography, Language and Communication conference is “Perspectives across disciplinary and political borders.”

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Time and place: Nov. 5, 2019 12:30 PMNov. 7, 2019 12:00 PM, MultiLing meeting room, HW 421

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.

Last year's poster for the Women and Leadership conference.
Time and place: Oct. 25, 2019 9:30 AM4:15 PM, Helga Engs hus, Aud. 3

This international round-table brings together top women leaders.

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Time and place: Oct. 10, 2019Oct. 12, 2019, Østfold University College, Halden

The Workshop on Immigrant Languages in the Americas is an annual conference focused on heritage language research.

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Time and place: June 17, 2019 2:15 PMJune 19, 2019 5:00 PM, 12th floor, Niels Treschows hus

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”.

A picture of the Rosetta stone next to a picture of a multilingual sign for a councelling center for migrant women. Photo: Colourbox.
Time and place: Apr. 29, 2019Apr. 30, 2019, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

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.

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Time and place: Mar. 18, 2019 9:00 AMMar. 19, 2019 12:00 PM, MultiLing meeting room, HW421

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.

Time and place: Oct. 10, 2018Oct. 11, 2018, MultiLing meeting room

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.

Time and place: Oct. 4, 2018Oct. 5, 2018, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

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. 

Time and place: Oct. 2, 2018 9:00 AM4:30 PM, Maison de la Recherche, Paris III

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.  

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Time and place: May 31, 2018June 1, 2018, Helga Engs Hus, Auditorium 3

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.

Time and place: May 7, 2018 9:30 AMMay 8, 2018 4:00 PM, Helga Engs Hus

This conference will bring together researchers and education practitioners who are interested in multilingualism and education in Norway and beyond.

Time: Feb. 15, 2018 8:30 AMFeb. 16, 2018 6:00 PM

NoSLiP is a conference for graduate students, organized by graduate students, on behalf of the Norwegian Graduate Researcher School in Linguistics and Philology (LingPhil). The scope of the conference is rather broad, we welcome submissions from all areas of linguistics and philology.

Invited speakers are: Loraine K. Obler (City University of New York) Aditi Lahiri (University of Oxford) Martin Haspelmath (University of Leipzig) Terje Lohndal (Norwegian University of Science and Technology; The Arctic University of Norway)

More information about the program can be found here.

Time and place: Feb. 8, 2018 8:30 AM4:00 PM, Litteraturhuset

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.

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Time and place: Dec. 7, 2017 9:30 AMDec. 8, 2017 4:00 PM, MultiLing meeting room

Closing conference and book launch for the project "Standardising Minority Languages" (STANDARDS).

PLEASE NOTE that the conference venue has been moved to the MultiLing meeting room. 

Time: Oct. 31, 2017 9:00 AMNov. 1, 2017 5:00 PM

31 October–1 November, MultiLing will host the second out of three workshop on the theme Language and Social Mobility. The workshop brings together a network from the universities of Oslo, Copenhagen and Stockholm. 

 

This is a closed event.

Time and place: Oct. 16, 2017 9:00 AMOct. 17, 2017 3:30 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus MultiLing Meeting Room 421

16–17 October, dr. Maria Kambanaros will be visiting MultiLing to give a two-day workshop on single-subject experimental designs (SSEDs). She will present different experimental designs, analysis and statistical methods for single-subject designs.

This is a closed event.

Aneta Pavlenko (photo: private)
Time and place: Oct. 11, 2017 9:00 AM5:30 PM, Litteraturhuset, Amalie Skram

This open conference at Litteraturhuset marks the launch of forensic linguistics as one of MultiLing's research topics, with Aneta Pavlenko as one of several highly esteemed scholars to take part.

You can find the recordings of the papers below.

Time and place: Oct. 9, 2017 9:45 AMOct. 10, 2017 5:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus MultiLing Meeting Room 421

A workshop on multilingualism in “blue-collar” workplaces, organized by Kellie Gonçalves and Kamilla Kraft. 

This is a closed event.

Time and place: Oct. 5, 2017 10:00 AM3:00 PM, MultiLing meeting room

A one day seminar on second language learning research in Norway.

This is a closed event.

Time and place: Oct. 4, 2017 10:00 AM3:00 PM, MultiLing meeting room

A workshop on academic publishing, lead by Anna Roderick and Aneta Pavlenko.

This is a closed event.