Tag Archives: ethnography

Debating Ethnography

The Centre for Transnational Studies hosts a new initiative on Debating Ethnography. The initiative was launched by Professor Marion Demossier and ML postgraduates Shawnee Harkness and Clelia Viecelli Giannotti. Its aim is to foster a research forum across the various disciplinary strands in Modern Languages, to engage more widely with ethnography as a research method, […]

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SiS 2017: Language Ideologies in the Spanish-speaking world context

30 March 2017 – 1 April 2017 Avenue Campus, Faculty of Humanities, University of Southampton, SO17 1BF Beliefs about language and language uses play a central role in social life. As a well-established field of inquiry, the study of language ideologies has allowed researchers from different approaches and disciplines (discourse analysis, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, social psychology, […]

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CGE Seminar Wednesday 7th December: Dr Caroline Tagg

Please join us for the next Centre for Global Englishes (CGE) seminar. When: Wednesday 7th December, 5-6.30pm Where: LTC, Building 65, Avenue Campus Who: Dr Caroline Tagg, The Open University Communicating across online and offline spaces: a mobile-supported business model for migrant micro-entrepreneurs In this talk, I draw on data from a large ethnographic project to […]

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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 […]

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Professor Marion Demossier Inaugural Lecture 6 November

As part of the ILC symposium New Directions for Research in Language and Culture on 6 November 2013 Professor Marion Demossier, Modern Languages, will be giving her inaugural lecture ‘Changing Places.  The taste of Heritage in Burgundy’. The lecture will be chaired by Professor Ullrich Kockel, Heriot Watt University Edinburgh ‘Changing Places.  The taste of […]

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New Research Story: Race and Place in Mexico

Until the early 18th century, Mexico and Peru had the highest number of African and African descent people in the Americas. Today, the coastal belt of Mexico’s southern Pacific Coast  – the “Costa Chica” or “the small coast” — contains many historically black communities. Residents descend in part from slaves and free persons Spaniards brought […]

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