our words make worlds


Current and future events are listed below. If you are looking for past events please click here.

Worldmaking on Stage: Interactive Theatre Workshop

Anatomy Museum, King's College London, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS

In this interactive theatre workshop, participants will explore the many ways in which we communicate across different languages, as well as within a shared language.

The World Beyond Language: A Portuguese Approach

Anatomy Lecture Theatre (K6.29), King's Building, Strand Campus, King's College London, London, WC2R 2LS

In this lecture, author Lídia Jorge will discuss how languages make us different and show our differences to others.

David Crystal Lecture 2017

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

We are delighted to welcome Dr Lid King to give the inaugural David Crystal Lecture, held in conjunction with the University of Westminster and the Language Acts and Worldmaking project.

The Songs of Songs: Solomon, Rūmī, and St. John of the Cross

SOAS Brunei Gallery, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG

This is a poetic triptych with voices, songs and music based on: The Song of Songs attributed to King Solomon in the Bible (Old Testament), The Spiritual Canticles of St. John of the Cross (1542-1591) and The Odes on Mystical Love by the Persian poet Rūmī (1207-1273).