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Content Tagged as Diasporic Identities and the Politics of Language Teaching


  1. UCML MFL 2019 Survey Report

  2. Slam workshop for Modern Language teachers

  3. PhD Forum: Worldmaking in Process

  4. Bringing visibility to language teachers: Negotiating Identity in Modern Foreign Language Teaching

  5. Hackney Spanish project mentioned in the Linguist


  1. Diasporic Identities and the Politics of Language Teaching

    On 13 January the co-investigators of the Diasporic Identities research strand, Dr Inma Alvarez, Dr Lluisa Astruc and Dr Matilde Gallardo, organised a workshop at partner institution King’s College London

  2. Exploratory Practice for Continuing Professional Development

    Exploratory Practice for Continuing Professional Development is part of the Language Acts and Worldmaking project under the Diasporic Identities research strand.

  3. Negotiating Identity in Modern Language Teaching Book Launch

  4. Online Skills for Modern Language Practitioners

    This two-day workshop will provide an opportunity to try out online tools that can support the learning and teaching of languages in different contexts and how we can research this. This workshop will be aimed at MFL teachers.

  5. Colleagues Across Borders

  6. Language Acts and Worldmaking Debates: Collaboration in Languages in HE - Towards New Models?

  7. Team Researching in Languages (AULC) – 10 January 2019

  8. University Languages Teachers and Lecturers Online Forum Theatre

  9. Languages Future Conference

  10. A Professional Learning Partnership: Developing and enacting language teacher identities across borders

    In this seminar, we will share our experience of exploring our identities as teachers, language professionals, and expatriates, who have crossed cultural, institutional and virtual borders.

  11. Languages Future: David Crystal, The Future of Englishes

  12. Soundshapes at Tate Exchange: Who Are We? Exhibition

  13. Worldmaking Wordshop: A stitch in time...

    The Diasporic Identities strand of our Language Acts and Worldmaking project is involved with Counterpoints Acts and the Open University in co-organising and co-curating a week-long event, Who are we?, as part of Tate Exchange at Tate Modern London.


  1. Language teachers in the 21st century: Perspectives and trajectories

    The Diasporic Identities research strand of the project is excited to announce a collaboration with the International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA) Research Network.

  2. Impact on Curriculum Innovation

    The Language Acts and Worldmaking team have received four King’s Curriculum Innovation Awards to develop new interdisciplinary and service modules for undergraduate students.

  3. Languages Future Conference CfP

    Language Acts and Worldmaking is pleased to announce its next conference 'Languages Future' will take place Monday 27 - Tuesday 28 April 2020 at King's College London. The CfP deadline is 20 December 2019.

  4. New article published: Language learning experiences of postgraduate research students in the UK

    Our new article, co-authored by Inma Álvarez, Carlos Montoro, Ana de Medeiros, Debra Kelly and Alice Hazard, from the Diasporic Identities and the Politics and Language Teaching and the Language Transitions strands of the project, has just been published. You can read it here in Open Access.

  5. Languages Future Conference

    Language Acts is excited to announce its conference Languages Future, featuring special guest speaker David Crystal


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