BMRS2023 - Bilingualism Matters Research Symposium 2023

Our annual interdisciplinary research conference is on again this year, with a two-day programme packed with the latest bilingualism research. The conference is held at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA and online. Call for Proposals OPEN NOW

Multilingualism and Multiliteracies at home and in educational settings

Call for participation for early career researchers

Multilingualism and Multiliteracies at home and in educational settings

Collaboration avec les parents et littéracies plurilingues

Lusophone migrants’ interactions: solidarities and tensions in postcolonial contexts

Bilingualism Matters Knowledge Exchange Forum

The annual BM KE Forum is an opportunity for all to meet and learn about the work led by Bilingualism Matters members across the world of research, practice and media.

Reading to young children, but how and why?

Reading regularly to children supports their language development, awakens their desire to read, and promotes their imagination.

Bilingualism in the classroom and beyond

The last of three workshops in the Scotland’s Saturday Language Schools Series, organised by Bilingualism Matters and SCILT

Bilingualism Matters Edinburgh meeting

The next in-person meeting of the Bilingualism Matters Centre at the University of Edinburgh is on Wednesday 5 April 2023, 12.30-13.30 (UK time). This event is open to current and prospective members of Bilingualism Matters Edinburgh.

The Bilingual Revolution : The Future of Education is in Two Languages

Link Zoom: Meeting ID: 824 3441 2330 Passcode: 677925

Gaelic language development and education: a state-of-the-art update

Join us online on Monday 20 February, 16.00-17.30, for a showcase of up-to-date work on children and adults learning Gaelic for World Gaelic Week | Seachdain na Gàidhlig.

How languages can save lives and help to build a better future.

Join us in our new online format. Live and online with Q&A, chat & Expo + 3 months to catch up on anything you miss.

Semana de la Ciencia Comunidad de Madrid

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.

V International Conference on Applied Linguistics to Language Teaching

Día Mundial de las Personas Refugiadas

Bilingual children's (a)typical linguistic development

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.