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Please come and see the breadth of L@L research through presentations and a poster session and discuss opportunities for new interdisciplinary collaborations. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Simone Buitendijk, will formally open the proceedings at 16.00 The full programme will be available from the 10th of March.
We are delighted to announce that Tony McEnery, Distinguished Professor of English Language and Linguistics at Lancaster University, has accepted our invitation.  Details of the event will be posted in January.

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We are delighted to share details of this academic year’s final meeting of the Interdisciplinary Renaissance & Early Modern Seminar. Dr Natalya Din-Kariuki (Warwick) will present a paper titled ‘”More particularly described, then it hath been ever done before in our English tongue”: travel writing, chorography, and pilgrimage in Coryats Crudities (1611)’. Natalya’s work examines the literary and…
The programme is as follows: Amer al-Kathiri: الأصوات الانفجارية في اللهجات العمانية Leonid Kogan (Keynote speaker): Recent Lexicographic Research on Soqotri, with an Emphasis on the Comparative-Historical Dimension To attend the workshop, please contact Janet Watson: j.c.e.watson@leeds.ac.uk
A series of online workshops organized by Janet C. E. Watson (Leeds) Kamela Russell (UC Berkeley) and Fabio Gasparini (FU – Berlin) Leonid Kogan –  Recent lexicographic research on Soqotri with an emphasis on the comparative-historical dimension For further information about the programme and access to the Zoom event please contact us: http://J.C.E.Watson@ leeds.ac.uk russellkamala@gmail.com…
Napoleon will be giving a talk titled: ‘Bilingualism in Children with Developmental Disorders: From Language and Cognition to Human Rights’. If you would like to attend, please contact Chris Dixon (c.l.dixon@leeds.ac.uk) for a Teams invite
Speaker: Prof. Carey Jewitt, UCL Knowledge Lab, University College London, UK Where: Online – Register for the event at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/carey-jewitt-intouch-digital-touch-communication-tickets-132313319701 and you’ll be sent a link to attend the talk  Abstract Touch is at the vanguard of advanced digital communication: technologies are being designed to digitally re-mediate touch in ways that simulate, stretch, and/or reconfigure…
Linguistic diversity can be the source of implicit bias: often without realising it, we judge others based on how we interpret their accent, their use of regional language traits, their choice of vocabulary.  On Friday 23rd of April (11:00-13:30), CELT and Language@Leeds are hosting an event to shed light on linguistic diversity from multiple points…
Mexico time: 9.00-10.00 hrs Introduction: Language and Energy, Professor Jon Lovett, School of Geography, University of Leeds. Short video: La Energía de los Pueblos (in Spanish) produced by Marie Combe Key note presentation: Energy autonomy for the defense of the territory. An initiative from cooperativism in Sierra norte de Puebla. Sandra Rátiva-Gaona The presentation will summarise…
This seminar is the first of a series as part of the AHRC-funded initiative “Ethics and Aesthetics of Encountering the Other: New Frameworks for Engaging with Difference (ETHER)” How we see and hear the other is often shaped through our attachment to ideas, images and ideologies about ourselves, others and the world. Language ideologies, for…
A series of online workshops organized by Janet C. E. Watson (Leeds) Kamela Russell (UC Berkeley) and Fabio Gasparini (FU – Berlin) Jerzy Wierzbicki – Eroding of traditions, eroding of presence Miranda Morris – Researching oral art in Soqotra: challenges, observations and choices made For further information about the programme and access to the Zoom…
We are glad to invite you to the second Research Talk of 2021 hosted by the Arabic PGR Satellite group. Dr David Wilmsen (American University of Sharjah) will give a talk entitled A new perspective on Arabic grammatical šī: functions and possible origins In the Arabic dialects in which it operates, the grammatical particle šī, also…