BMRS2022 - Bilingualism Matters Research Symposium 2022

Our annual interdisciplinary research conference is on again this year, with a two-day programme packed with the latest bilingualism research. Registrations open.

Babylonische Sprachverwirrung? Aufwachsen in Vielsprachigkeit

Die beiden Forscherinnen stellen gemeinsame Literacy Aktivitäten von Eltern und ErzieherInnen sowie ein individuelles Beratungskonzept aus der Praxis für die Praxis vor.

“Lusófonos” no Luxemburgo: a língua e a história impactam as suas interações no trabalho e na vida social?

A Lusofonia abrange diversos grupos e indivíduos, se partilham a língua portuguesa não partilham as mesmas posições históricas. No Luxemburgo, os “lusófonos” constituem o maior grupo de migrantes, mais de 15,6 % da população (Statec 2020). Esta discussão visa refletir sobre como a língua e a história podem impactar a interação dos indivíduos dos países de língua oficial portuguesa no Luxemburgo. Os participantes são convidados a reflectir e partilhar sobre as suas vivências individuais e colectivas.

Everyone speaks another language!

Does anyone really speak only one language? At what point do you know enough of another language to call yourself bilingual? Join Antonella Sorace in this CODI Fringe show to find out.

Brighter Brains and Languages

Antonella Sorace debates if single-language speakers really exist and Alan Gow explores how to keep sharp as we age, in this CODI show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Why is multilingualism good for you?

Online panel discussion event at Curious, the online summer events programme from The Royal Society Edinburgh.

Kleinkindern vorlesen: Warum? Wie?

In einem kurzen Vortrag werden Prof. Dr. Claudine Kirsch und Prof. Dr. Elke Montanari Ihnen zeigen, wie Sie mit ein- bis dreijährigen Kindern Bücher lesen können. Wir werden die Wichtigkeit des Lesens für die Sprachentwicklung erklären und auf diese Weise einige Mythen zerlegen. Anschließend werden wir Ihre Fragen beantworten. Für Getränke und Snacks ist gesorgt.

An informative event for Italian-speaking parents worried about the linguistic development of their bilingual children

Thistles & Sunflowers Festival Weekend

Festival in Edinburgh exploring Bulgarian language and highlighting bilingual stories and artists from the lands of thistles and sunflowers.

Bilingualism Matters Annual Knowledge Exchange Event

Find out about our annual event for current and prospective members of Bilingualism Matters.

Multilingualism in the classroom

An event dedicated to teachers to exchange experiences and provide ideas on how to handle and promote multilingualism in classrooms

Polish Heritage Days May Family Picnic

Come and celebrate Polish Heritage Day with us!

Multilingual Development in Children and teenagers in Persian-speaking families

Do you have questions about using Persian and other languages at home in Luxembourg? Join us at this event!

Intervention studies with linguistically diverse children in Luxembourg

Assoc.-Prof. Pascale Engel de Abreu will present two intervention studies with linguistically diverse children in Luxembourg at the Slovenian national project Jeziki štejejo - Languages Matter, a project whose main goal is to determine which factors support and which hinder the creation of a supportive learning environment

Criando crianças multilingues: o que é bi/ multilingualismo e o papel dos pais

Nessa conversa online, as palestrantes vão falar sobre a importância da língua materna, além de compartilhar materiais elaborados em Português e dicas de como criar um ambiente rico em linguagem que favorecerá o desenvolvimento da linguagem das crianças.

Bilingualism Matters Launch Event

The official launch of our new Bilingualism Matters social enterprise on 30 March 2022.

Voices in Harmony: Bilingualism Matters for Everyone

Conference organized by Bilingualism Matters at the University of South Carolina in the USA on bilingual education. Registration is open.

Dziecko z doświadczeniem migracji - wnioski z badań i wskazówki praktyczne

Conference on working with children from a migration background, with research conclusions and practical guidelines. In Polish.

Training for teachers: multilingualism in schools

A training event dedicated to teachers for the implementation of a multilingual approach in the classrooms

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

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

Soirée d’Information de BilingualismMatters @Luxembourg

Beaucoup d’entre nous sont multilingues et se demandent comment soutenir au mieux leurs enfants dans leur parcours plurilingue. Cette séance d’information démystifie certains des mythes sur le multilinguisme et présente des principes, méthodes et stratégies pour promouvoir le multilinguisme.

Academic Lecture by Prof Judith Kroll

"Two sides of bilingualism: A lens to the cognitive neuroscience of language and a reflection of our social world" is the second lecture of the IAS Invited Lecture Series in Bilingualism and Multilingualism.

The many faces of multilingualism: Myths, emotions, and the pandemic

Guest talk by Dr. Michał Paradowski , University of Warsaw, basing on survey data from nearly 9,000 respondents from 118 countries.

Informatiounsowend vu BilingualismMatters @Luxembourg

Vill vun eis si méisproocheg a froen sech, wéi si hir Kanner am beschte beim Sproocheléieren ënnerstëtze kënnen. Dësen Informatiounsowend analyséiert e puer vun de Mythen ronderëm Méisproochegkeet a presentéiert Prinzippien, Methoden a Strategië fir Méisproochegkeet ze fërderen.

Discussion on the benefits of bilingualism in children and adults

Join us for an evening of information and interaction as we meet in person* for a presentation on the benefits of bilingualism in children and adults!