Researching Multilingually

Arts & Humanities Research Council funded research network
25th - 26th April 2012 - Frenchay Campus, University of the West of England
Room 2B061
Programme Wednesday 25th April
10:30 - 11:00Registration
11:00 - 11:30Welcome and introductions
11:30 - 12:10Juup Stelma, The University of Manchester, UK
Intentionality, convention and fashion in researching multilingually
12:10 - 12:50Xiaowei Zhou, Edinburgh Napier University, UK
“Translating” insights into practice across languages: the case of a narrative study
13:00 - 13:50Lunch
13:50 - 14:30George Androulakis, University of Thessaly, Greece
Researching multilingually immigrants’ language needs in order to design a course of Greek as a second language
14:30 - 15:10Louise Bowen, University of the West of England, UK
Researching in English with refugee students
15:10 - 15:30Tea / coffee break
15:30 - 16:10Anne Wiseman, British Council & Alasdair Gleed, DJS Research
Research on the edge: language issues surrounding research with diaspora communities
16:10 - 16:50Ana Beaven, University of Bologna, Italy/University of Warwick, UK
Methodological issues concerning research of plurilingual online communication
16:50 - 17:30Discussion of issues arising through the day
Programme Thursday 26th April
9:30 - 10:10Jo Angouri, University of the West of England, UK
Working with multilingual data in workplace discourse research
10:10 -10:50Kate Beeching, University of the West of England, UK
Interlinear glossing for multilingual research
10:50 -11:10Tea/coffee break
11:10 - 11:50Nusrat Fatima Rizvi, Aga Khan University, Institute for Educational Development, Pakistan
Researching students’ mathematical reasoning in the bilingual context of Pakistan
11:50 - 12:30Elena Gomez & Richard Fay, University of Cordoba, Spain & The University of Manchester, UK
English-medium researcher collaboration in a Spanish-medium narrative study: unhelpful complexity or enriched research thinking?
12:30 - 13:00Lunch
13:00 - 13:40Kyra Pollitt, University of Bristol, UK
“No this isn’t the data analysis: this is just the consent form”
13:40 - 14:20Jane Andrews, University of the West of England, UK
An exploration of researcher –interpreter collaboration in a research study of out of school learning amongst multilingual families in the UK
14:20 - 15:20Concluding discussion

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