Events

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Voices in Harmony: Bilingualism Matters for Everyone

Conference organised by Bilingualism Matters at the University of South Carolina in the USA on bilingual education. The call for proposal submissions is now open.

UNESCO’s Futures of Education BM Event (BM members only)

A BM member only event with UNESCO, discussing the Futures of Education Report.

News

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Literacy in early childhood – Picture books and…?

Young children only learn written language at school, right? Not really. Children’s first print experience at home matters...

Bilingualism Matters across the World

Find out about our affiliate meeting at the Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting, taking place on on 4th November 2021.

Online discussion on bilingualism, brain & society

Knowable Magazine hosts a fascinating discussion on bilingualism, the brain and society with Dr. Uju Anya and Dr. Judith Kroll, who talks about plans for a new BM branch at UC Irvine in the USA.

BM Madrid Launch

Bilingualism Matters Madrid, based at the Center for Cognitive Science at Nebrija University, will be formally launched by Prof Antonella Sorace today, Monday 21 June 2021.

Why monolinguals ‘cringe’ in a multilingual society

Do you apologise for your poor foreign language skills in multilingual encounters? Find out about the hidden social effects of this common monolingual practice.

BM Edinburgh Newsletter May 2021

The latest news and updates from Bilingualism Matters at the University of Edinburgh, including upcoming events and research.

UNESCO Futures of Education

Bilingualism Matters is working in partnership with UNESCO on the Futures of Education initiative. Find out about about latest developments and reports.

Pigeonholed by the ‘native English’ privilege

Speaking English is often seen as an advantage, but a new study from Luxembourg shows the 'native English' position can have drawbacks in the multilingual workplace.

Do you trust this accent?

BM Edinburgh volunteer Dr Maria Dokovova interviews Dr Lauren Hall-Lew from the University of Edinburgh about accents and trust.