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CGE seminar Wed 14th October: Dr Ying Wang

When: Wed 14th October, 5-7pm Where: Avenue Campus, 65/LTC Who: Dr Ying Wang, University of Southampton Chinese university students’ ELF awareness: Impacts of language education in China A wealth of research into the global phenomenon of English as a lingua franca (ELF) has motivated the call for the development of ELF awareness in language pedagogies. Continue reading →

Centre for Anthropology, University of Southampton Inaugural Lecture Prof. Michael Herzfeld (Harvard University)

“The Benefits of Conflict: Trust and the Politics of Heritage in a Troubled World.” When: Friday 6 November, 6 pm Where: Avenue Campus, 65/LTB The post Centre for Anthropology, University of Southampton Inaugural Lecture Prof. Michael Herzfeld (Harvard University) appeared first on The Institute for Language and Culture. Continue reading →

TNS seminar Wed 7th October: Dr Britta Schneider

Please join us for the next Centre for Transnational Studies seminar. When: Wed 7th October 2015 5-7pm Where: 65/LTC Ethnographic Insights into the Superdiverse Language Context of Belize In this presentation, I discuss the multiple indexical meanings of languages in a non-European and multilingual context with strong transnational traditions to study the links between social units and linguistic units in a context where monolingual nationalist ideologies never prevailed. Continue reading →

FAO REF staff: Information on EU calls

Please find information on EU calls sent by Jen Burnell (the new replacement for Bridget Trezise, now at the University’s EU office, and happy to discuss with interested applicants). I am also circulating information on the University’s call for new University Strategic Research Groups (USRGs), which bring together researchers from across the University and where collaboration activities are already in place. Simon Keay will need  any completed nominations for new USRGs by 21 August 2015. Continue reading →

“The threatening ‘Other’? On the collective imagination surrounding the Roma in France” Why Anthropology matters?: Contribution by Prof Marion Demossier

Professor Marion Demossier was recently invited to contribute to a workshop in Paris, Fondation Jean Jaurés on “The threatening ‘Other’? On the collective imagination surrounding the Roma in France”. The workshop was organised by Counterpoint, a research consultancy based in London as part of the Bridges Project in collaboration with the Open Society European Policy Institute, Brussels. Continue reading →

Schenker Documents Online

>The web-based project Schenker Documents Online, which received a major >grant from the AHRC and was based at Southampton University from 2011 >to 2014, has been awarded a new grant amounting to €300,000 from the >Austrian Science Fund (FWF) for a further three years, beginning in >July 2014. The principal grant-holder is the University of Music and >the Performing Arts in Vienna, and much of the research will be carried >out there by Prof. Martin Eybl and Dr. Continue reading →