Jessica Bradley and Emilee Moore, University of Leeds Lang-scape Investigators, an educational engagement project The Leeds-based TLANG research team have been developing resources for schools based on the project research into the linguistic landscape, supported by funding from the Social Sciences Cluster in the Educational Engagement team. Working with postgraduates from across disciplines – Education… Read More Curating the Leeds lang-scape: Linguistic landscape research-led outreach and student education
Guest post by Tamás Péter Szabó, University of Jyväskylä Tamás visited the Leeds TLANG team back in December of last year to discuss his fascinating research into linguistic landscapes – with a particular focus on schools. Tamás’ work links with the research coming from the TLANG project on linguistic landscapes and the team were also able to discuss… Read More A ‘professional tourist’ in Leeds: gaining new approaches to the study of school environments
By Caroline Tagg On Thursday 14th April, Elisabetta Adami presented initial findings from her work on the University of Leeds based project, Leeds Voices: communicating superdiversity in the market, at the UCL Institute of Education, London. Her multimodal analysis of Kirkgate Market highlights the complexity that superdiversity brings not only to public life but to the… Read More Can multimodal analysis help us to understand (super)diversity in place?
James Simpson, University of Leeds At the beginning of February Suzanne Hall visited Leeds to talk about her ethnographic work in English cities. Suzanne works in the Department of Sociology at the LSE in London, has a former career as an architect, and was introduced to us as a critical urban geographer. She talked to… Read More Super-diverse streets: Suzanne Hall in Leeds
By Daria Pytel, Research Assistant for the London case study 1. The numbers? … ‘Let the devil and statistics take them’ (Immanuel Kant) , and we’ll search for the ‘truer’ truth. The London TLang team’s data collection site is located on the eastern side of the city of London – the London Borough of Newham. As… Read More The lang-scape of Barking Road
By Mike Baynham, TLANG Co-Investigator, University of Leeds A visit to a World Universities Network meeting on Multilingualism in Cape Town, provided the opportunity to stop off in Ethiopia on the way back at the invitation of Abayneh Haile Mengesha, a Leeds graduate now working at the British Council in Addis Ababa. Ethiopia is a… Read More Qes bƏ qes: translanguaging in Ethiopia
By Leeds-based research team, Mike Baynham, John Callaghan and James Simpson The Leeds TLang team are carrying out most of their research fieldwork in Harehills, an inner-city area a mile to the north-east of the centre of Leeds. Leeds. Map data ©2015 Google We characterise the area as superdiverse, in line with the full… Read More Superdiverse inner-city Leeds