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Summer School “Language and Migration”

DateMonday, 12th June 2017
LocationKandersteg, Switzerland

veranstalter: Center for the Study of Language and Society CSLS
institution: HPSL
language: Englisch
location institution: Other
date_raw: June 12 to 16, 2017
date_sort: 12.06.2017, 00:00:00

The Summer School is being organized by the Center for the Study of Language and Society CSLS (member of LingNet Europe) at the University of Bern. It focuses on different aspects of language and migration: language contact, multilingual interaction, language and identity, discourses about migration, and the effects of researchers’ choice of language for their research. There will be lectures, workshops, and small-group sessions where PhD students will have a chance to present their research and receive feedback from experts in the field as well as from their peers.

Confirmed speakers and workshop leaders are: 

  • William L. Allen, University of Oxford
  • Penelope Gardner-Chloros, Birkbeck University of London
  • Robert Gibb, University of Glasgow – Marta Kirilova, University of Copenhagen
  • Silvia Natale, University of Bern
  • Thomas Niehr, University of Aachen (lecture in German)
  • Dennis Preston, Oklahoma State University/Michigan State University
  • Claudio Scarvaglieri, University of Basel
  • James Simpson, University of Leeds
  • Constanze Vorwerg, University of Bern