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PhD seminars


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Time and place: Sep. 12, 2022Sep. 16, 2022, Blindern (TBA)

The 2022 MultiLing Summer School focuses on how sociocultural linguistic research methods can contribute to our understanding of the intersection of environmental and social (in)justice in a time of growing ecological crisis


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Time and place: Feb. 21, 2022Feb. 25, 2022, Blindern (possibility of hybrid participation)

MultiLing's Winter School 2022 focuses on the multilingual workplace as a multi-layered space where linguistic skills intersect with social, cultural and psychological factors. There will be both public sessions open for the general audience and sessions for enrolled Ph.D. participants only.

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Time and place: Dec. 6, 2021 9:00 AMDec. 11, 2021 5:00 PM, Sophus Bugges hus - Seminar room 2/3

Dr. Roger Mundry will hold a one-week intensive workshop on statistical methods for Ph.D. fellows and academic staff. The workshop is organized by MultiLing and ILN.

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Time and place: Sep. 6, 2021Sep. 10, 2021, Georg Sverdrups hus, Stort møterom / Zoom

MultiLing's Summer School 2021 will take place from the 6th to the 10th of September 2021. The main topic this year will be Open-science practices in experimental psycholinguistics: from research plan to data processing and visualization in R.

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Time and place: Sep. 7, 2020Sep. 11, 2020, Georg Sverdrups hus, Stort møterom / Zoom

MultiLing's Summer School 2020 will take place from 7 to 11 September, 2020. This year, the topic is issues in second language learning and interaction. It will address how language learning is accomplished in conversational interaction and how the development of linguistic and interactional competence may be traced in actual conversational behavior over time.

PhD students attending a MultiLing winter school.
Time and place: Feb. 24, 2020Feb. 28, 2020, MultiLing Meeting Room

The MultiLing Winter School 2020 will take place from 24 to 28 February, 2020 . This year, we will explore issues in second language learning (with)in marginalized populations.

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Time and place: Aug. 12, 2019Aug. 16, 2019, Tromsø, Norway

This year's Summer School is titled Revitalisation and reclamation of Indigenous and minoritised languages. It is a collaboration between MultiLing and UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

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Time and place: May 7, 2019May 9, 2019, Room 231, Helga Engs Hus

PhD course organized by MultiLing and the research group Studies of Instruction across Subjects and Competences (SISCO) at the Faculty of Educational Sciences. 

PhD course participants
Time and place: Sep. 10, 2018Sep. 14, 2018, MultiLing meeting room

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).

Time and place: Feb. 5, 2018Feb. 9, 2018, MultiLing Meeting Room

The MultiLing winter school 2018 will take place from 5–9 February 2018. This year, we will explore methodological approaches to language policy in multilingual contexts. 

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Time and place: Aug. 28, 2017Aug. 31, 2017, MultiLing Meeting Room

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

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Time and place: Mar. 20, 2017 9:00 AMMar. 23, 2017 4:00 PM, Multiling, ILN, Henrik Wergelands hus, Blindern, Oslo

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

Photo: Nadia Frantsen/ UiO
Time and place: Jan. 30, 2017Feb. 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: Sep. 5, 2016 9:15 AMSep. 9, 2016 4:00 PM, Center for Multlingualism in Society across the Lifespan

Narrative, discourse and interaction

Instructors: Anna De Fina (Georgetown) & Alex Georgakopoulou (King’s College London)

The aim of this course is to familiarize you with the main frameworks within discourse and sociolinguistic studies for the analysis of stories and identities.

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Time and place: Feb. 1, 2016Feb. 5, 2016, MultiLing Meeting Room

We are proud to present our third annual Winter School! This year it will be all about experimental methods. A wide range of fields, from psycholinguistics and cognitive psychology to sociolinguistics, will be represented and discussed by six different lecturers. The Winter School is open for fellows who are pursuing a PhD in linguistics. There is no course fee, but participants will have to cover their own travel and accommodation expenses.