Communication in multilingual and multicultural London

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Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, room 415
Booking details: Free entry; booking recommended

This event will be an opportunity to discuss the outcomes of an AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) -funded four-year research project, Translation and Translanguaging: Investigating Linguistic and Cultural Transformations in Superdiverse Wards in Four UK Cities, which investigates how people communicate in everyday encounters in multilingual and multicultural London. It will promote exchange between policy-makers, practitioners and academics in the area of business, art, sport and advocacy. Presentation of research outcomes will be followed by project highlights and a roundtable discussion of implications for policy and practice in the city and ways forward.

 

Apart from the project report, confirmed speakers include Counsellor of Political Division, Embassy of the Republic of Poland, Roma Support Group and Artist Ella McCartney.

 

For further information about the project, Translation and Translanguaging: Investigating Linguistic and Cultural Transformations in Superdiverse Wards in Four UK Citiesplease visit http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/activity/education/translation-and-translanguaging/index.aspx

 

The event is free, but the number of participants at the seminar will be limited to facilitate discussion of research findings. Please book a ticket on Eventbrite to reserve your place.

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