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MultiLing, the Center for Multilingualism in Society Across the Lifespan, is one of five research communities at the University of Oslo that will receive funding from the Norwegian government for the recruitment of leading international scientists.

Rickard Jonsson

A warm welcome to our new MultiLing affiliate Rickard Jonsson!

A warm welcome to our new MultiLing affiliate Sarah Harchaoui!

Stefania Marzo (Photo: private)

A warm welcome to our new MultiLing affiliate Stefania Marzo!

Karl Swinehart (Photo: private)

A warm welcome to our new MultiLing affiliate Karl Swinehart!

Robert Blackwood (Photo: liv.ac.uk)

A warm welcome to our new MultiLing affiliate Robert Blackwood!

Toril Opsahl (Photo: private)

A warm welcome to our new MultiLing affiliate and department colleague, Toril Opsahl!

Associate Professor Ingebjørg Tonne

A warm welcome to our newest MultiLing affiliate and department colleague, Ingebjørg Tonne!

MultiLing has become a member of the research network LingNet Europe.

A cordial welcome to our newest MultiLing affiliate and department colleague, Ida Larsson!

Monika Schmid, Professor of Linguistics, is critical of European authorities’ use of language analyses to determine the place of origin of asylum seekers. She claims that it is impossible to determine a person’s origin by analysing his or her language.

A warm welcome to our newest MultiLing Affiliate, Magdalena Łuniewska!

Tommaso Milani

Tommaso M. Milani is visiting MultiLing during the month of September. 

State Secretary Anders Bals (Photo: John Hughes, Millimeterpress)

Knowledge of the sociolinguistic situation of the minority language – and attitudes towards the language – is vital for our planning processes to secure minority languages, says State Secretary Anders Bals.

James Costa and Pia Lane from the STANDARDS project organised a panel on minority language standardisation at Sociolinguistic Symposium 20 (SS20) in Jyväskylä, Finland. 

Sarah Harchaoui

Sarah Harchaoui stayed as a guest researcher at MultiLing from May 16 to June 4. We would like to thank her for a great visit!

Cecelia Cutler is visiting MultiLing from May 16 to June 14. She is an Associate Professor at City University New York, Lehman College & The Graduate Center, New York City, USA.

Nathan Albury

Nathan Albury is a new PhD fellow at MultiLing.

Kimberly Chopin

Kimberly Chopin will be staying at MultiLing from May 5 to May 23, 2014. She is a PhD student at the Centre for Internationalisation and Parallel Language Use (CIP), at the University of Copenhagen.

Gözde Mercan

Gözde Mercan will be staying at MultiLing as an externally funded Postdoctoral Research Fellow until May 2015.

The Centre for Research on Bilingualism at Stockholm University marked its 25+ anniversary on April 29, 2014. Researchers associated with the Centre have been close collaborators with members of MultiLing.

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Dementia and elderly immigrants – equity in health and care services. The 8th annual ENIEC meeting was held in Oslo April 23–25, 2014.

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The 6th Linguistic Landscapes International Workshop (LL6) was held from April 9 to April 11 in Cape Town, South Africa. Three MultiLing members and two Scientific Advisory Board members attended the event.