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New resources available from ILC research projects

Please visit the ILC research project resources page for an updated list of resources produced through recent research projects in the Department of Modern Languages. These include websites, online exhibitions, databases, lists of publications, and videos from ILC researchers. Enjoy! The post New resources available from ILC research projects appeared first on The Institute for Language and Culture. Continue reading →

New research story: Berlin Lives by Patrick Stevenson

Berlin Lives: Multilingual Metropolis Patrick Stevenson We know a great deal about multilingualism – but not as much as we might think. It’s certainly true, for example, that great efforts have been devoted to identifying and counting the world’s languages: global language research organisations tell us that over 700 languages are spoken by indigenous peoples in Indonesia alone. Continue reading →

AHRC follow-on funding award: Madagascar in the World

Professor Ulrike Meinhof has been awarded a grant under the AHRC’s Follow-on-Funding scheme worth £100,216 for her project  ‘Madagascar in the World: the impact of music on global concerns’. The project will start on 1 December 2015, and its purpose is the co-production (with the Parisian film company Laterit) of a film, working title  ‘Songs for Madagascar’,  and its international dissemination at film festivals and through workshops. Continue reading →

LANGSNAP project publication

In April 2013 the LANGSNAP research team organised a successful international conference in Southampton on study/ residence abroad. A selection of papers from the conference has now been published as: Mitchell, R., Tracy-Ventura, N, & McManus, K (eds) 2015 Social interaction, identity and language learning during residence abroad. EUROSLA Monographs 4, 310 pp. This is an open access publication and it is free to download from the EUROSLA website at http://www.eurosla. Continue reading →

New publication: How the Press Began by Henry Ettinghausen

Henry Ettinghausen, who joined the Department of Spanish in 1965 and was Professor of Spanish at Southampton from 1983 until he retired in 2001, has just published online How the Press Began. The Pre-Periodical Printed News in Early Modern Europe (304 pages, incl. 90 illustrations, SIELAE, 2015. JANUS DIGITAL, ANEXO 3). It can be downloaded for free at Continue reading →

Recent publication: Contemporary Jewish Writing by Andrea Reiter

Significant political events in Austria in the 1980s and 90s not only triggered the first public debate about Austria’s Nazi past but also gave rise to a young vocal generation of Jewish intellectuals, many of whom spearheaded protests against the right-wing populist political forces. More specifically, these developments were triggered by the younger Jews’ dissatisfaction with the response of the generation of Holocaust survivors. Continue reading →

Translating secularism conference: updated programme

Translating secularism/ Traduire la laïcité Varieties of secular society 18-19 September 2015 Institut Français de Londres Professor Michael Kelly  will be hosting a two-day conference at the Institut Français de Londres on 18-19 September 2015 on: Translating secularism/ Traduire la laïcité: Varieties of secular society. Please see below for the updated programme. To register for this event, please email : Continue reading →

New research repository: LANGSNAP

A new research repository is now available on the research materials page. The 2011-2013 LANGSNAP project tracked the language learning and social integration of 57 students during their Year Abroad in France, Spain and Mexico. With support from Adam Field of iSolutions, and using ePrints technology, we have now created a repository which makes selected LANGSNAP data available to researchers worldwide. The repository can be viewed at: . Continue reading →