our words make worlds

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.

Graduate Research Student Language Learning Survey 2017

The Graduate Research Student language learning survey is now open to all graduate research students of any discipline.

Ana Freud and Play conference

Following an exhibition on Play and its relationship to psychoanalysis, including the work of Anna Freud, at the Freud Museum London running from 19 July 2017 – 10 September 2017

Teacher Training for GCSE French and Spanish

Free teacher subject specialism training for secondary modern foreign languages will be held in London and Norwich. The programme is delivered by King's College London's Modern Language Centre in collaboration with Lambeth Teaching Schools' Alliance.

Austria in Transit: Displacement and the Nation State

Council Room (K2.29), King’s Building, Strand Campus, King's College London, London WC2R 2LS

David Crystal Lecture 2017

Westminster Law School, University of Westminster 4-12 Little Titchfield Street London, W1W 7BY

  1. Travelling Concepts

    Words in action

  2. Translation Acts

    Worldmaking on stage

  3. Digital Mediations

    Mapping multilingualism and digital culture

  4. Loaded Meanings

    New worlds for old words

  5. Diasporic Identities

    Teaching languages, mediating cultures

  6. Language Transitions

    Moving through languages