our words make worlds

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    Language Acts and Worldmaking

    Language Acts and Worldmaking is a flagship project funded by the AHRC Open World Research Initiative, which aims to regenerate and transform modern language learning by foregrounding language's power to shape how we live and make our worlds.

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  • Latest News
    Final Digital Mediations report published

    11 Apr 2022

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  • Upcoming Event
    Exhibition Opening night Kalila wa Dimna: Ancient Tales for Troubled Times

    P21 Gallery, 21 Chalton Street, London NW1 1JD

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  • Latest Post
    Languages Memory, Languages Now and Languages Future

    12 May 2021 - by Catherine Boyle

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Our Research Strands

  1. Travelling Concepts

    Words in action

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  2. Translation Acts

    Worldmaking on stage

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  3. Digital Mediations

    Mapping multilingualism and digital culture

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  4. Loaded Meanings

    New worlds for old words

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  5. Diasporic Identities

    Teaching languages, mediating cultures

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  6. Language Transitions

    Moving through languages

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