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Read more at: Annual Symposium speaker profile: Esther-Miriam Wagner
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Annual Symposium speaker profile: Esther-Miriam Wagner

7 November 2022

Esther-Miriam Wagner is the Executive Director of the Woolf Institute and an Affiliate Lecturer at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge. Her main research interests include the Cairo Genizah, Judaeo-Arabic, historical linguistics of Arabic and Yiddish, sociolinguistics, scribal practise...


Read more at: Deliberation4Good workshop explores Language Sciences ‘moonshot’ question on Language, Trust & Society
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Deliberation4Good workshop explores Language Sciences ‘moonshot’ question on Language, Trust & Society

3 November 2022

How can people with diverging views be supported to successfully communicate and negotiate? This ‘moonshot’ question was the focus of Deliberation4Good , a workshop co-supported by the Language Sciences Workshop Fund and ‘ Opening Up Minds ’, and which took place on 14th October at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. The ‘...


Read more at: Cambridge Institute of Exo-Language considers how alien language could be different from ours
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Cambridge Institute of Exo-Language considers how alien language could be different from ours

1 November 2022

How different could alien language and intelligence be from ours? How might we communicate with intelligent exo-beings? These were just two of the questions considered at the inaugural meeting of the Cambridge Institute of Exo-Language (CIEL) which took place on Saturday 22 October at the University of Cambridge’s Sidgwick...


Read more at: Annual Symposium speaker profile: Daniel Weston
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Annual Symposium speaker profile: Daniel Weston

31 October 2022

Daniel Weston is Assistant Professor of English of at Hong Kong University (HKU). His research interests include bilingual pragmatics (code-switching), World Englishes (specifically English dialect development), and the discourse analysis of gatekeeping encounters. He is currently collaborating with the University of...


Read more at: Annual Symposium speaker profile: Laura Wright
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Annual Symposium speaker profile: Laura Wright

26 October 2022

Laura Wright is a historical sociolinguist and Professor of English Language at the University of Cambridge. She works on the history of Standard English and the London dialect, including mixed-language texts written in Anglo-Norman, Medieval Latin and Middle English, as well as 17th, 18th and 19th century London English...


Read more at: Annual Symposium speaker profile: Raymond Hickey
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Annual Symposium speaker profile: Raymond Hickey

24 October 2022

Raymond Hickey is Adjunct Professor at the University of Limerick and former Professor of General Linguistics at the University of Duisburg and Essen. His research has centred around the sociolinguistics of varieties of English within the language variation and change paradigm and around issues in language contact and...


Read more at: Annual Symposium speaker profile: Arik Kershenbaum 
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Annual Symposium speaker profile: Arik Kershenbaum 

17 October 2022

Arik Kershenbaum is a behavioural ecologist in the Department of Zoology, and Director of Studies at Girton College, University of Cambridge. He researches vocal communication in animals including wolves, dolphins, whales and hyraxes. He is particularly interested in the role of communication in the evolution of...


Read more at: Cambridge Language Sciences supports ultrasound tongue imaging workshop for language scientists across Cambridge University 
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Cambridge Language Sciences supports ultrasound tongue imaging workshop for language scientists across Cambridge University 

10 October 2022

A workshop on ultrasound tongue imaging (UTI), supported by Cambridge Language Sciences, brought together phoneticians, computer scientists, neuroscientists and speech & language therapists from across the University of Cambridge campus. The workshop, convened by Dr Calbert Graham , Senior Research Associate in...


Read more at: Relaunched: Languages, Society and Policy journal unveils new website 
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Relaunched: Languages, Society and Policy journal unveils new website 

24 August 2022

This summer sees the relaunch of Cambridge-based Languages, Society and Policy (LSP) journal , supported by a new consortium after five successful years of promoting engagement with policy makers, journalists and stakeholders in education, health and business. Previously part of the AHRC-funded project, Multilingualism...


Read more at: Language Sciences Incubator Fund projects announced August 2022
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Language Sciences Incubator Fund projects announced August 2022

22 August 2022

We are delighted to announce that two new projects have been awarded seed funding through the Language Sciences Incubator Fund. The successful applicants from the latest call were announced on 22 August 2022. We would like to congratulate all concerned and thank the reviewers for generously giving their time to evaluate...


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Cambridge Language Sciences is an Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge. Our virtual network connects researchers from five schools across the university as well as other world-leading research institutions. Our aim is to strengthen research collaborations and knowledge transfer across disciplines in order to address large-scale multi-disciplinary research challenges relating to language research.

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