Upcoming events

  • 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