Upcoming events

  • Fri
    25
    Jan
    2019

    RSA Rawthmells Friday Conversations

    14:00The Steps, Rawthmells (RSA House), London

    Antonella Sorace will host a conversation arguing that storytelling is good for bilingual brains, cultures and communities.

  • Thu
    31
    Jan
    2019

    AThEME Project Final Event

    Scotland House, Brussels, Belgium

    Multilingualism across the lifespan. Opportunities & Challenges for the European Citizen’ 

    The final event of the AThEME project is an opportunity to showcase the findings over the last five years to invited stakeholders from around Europe. More information on AThEME can be found here: http://www.atheme.eu/

    Programme of AThEME Final Conference

  • Sat
    09
    Feb
    2019

    BHASHA: the Glasgow Language Festival

    11:00 to 19:00Mitchell Library, Glasgow

    The Bangladesh Association Glasgow has organised this festival to recognise and celebrate the increasingly multilingual nature of the city of Glasgow. As part of the programme, Antonella Sorace will give a talk entitled "Why two languages are better than one".

  • Tue
    19
    Feb
    2019

    Bilingualism Through Festivals

    14:002.06 Appleton Tower, University of Edinburgh, 11 Crichton St, Edinburgh EH8 9LE

    Have you ever wondered what it is like to be multilingual? Have you ever wondered what happens in the bilingual brain? Join us for to get a glimpse of how these questions were explored by Edinburgh-based artists, schools and communities during the first Edinburgh Multilingual Stories Festival in December 2018. You will meet the festival organisers (Bilingualism Matters, Theatre Sans Accents, Polish Cultural Festival Association), engage in hands-on activities and experience a bilingual-inspired performance.

    This event is funded by the Festival of Creative Learning at the University of Edinburgh, and the event is now open for booking.

  • Sat
    16
    Mar
    2019

    SATEAL 2019 Workshop - "Children's Multilingual Stories"

    Outreach Centre, University of Edinburgh

    Workshop at SATEAL (The Scottish Association for Teaching English as an Additional Language) 2019 Conference

    "Children's Multilingual Stories"

    Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be multilingual, or what actually happens in the bilingual brain? Join us to get a glimpse of how these questions were explored by Edinburgh based artists and researchers in schools and communities during the first Edinburgh Multilingual Stories Festival in December 2018. You will meet the festival organisers and engage in hands-on activities. You'll also have a chance to discuss how teachers can take this work forward as part of the curriculum. This workshop is organised by Katarzyna Przybycien (Bilingualism Matters, School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences) and Ania Byerly (Moray House School of Education) at the University of Edinburgh.

    Registration for the conference is now open