Programme

Programme:

9:00-9:30 Arrival, tea, coffee
9:30-10:30 Plenary lecture: Bilingualism: connecting policies and communities
Prof. Antonella Sorace, University of Edinburgh and Bilingualism Matters)
Clore Building, Birkbeck College, 25-27 Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 7JL
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:30 Workshops
(Rooms 101, 102 and 407; Birkbeck College, 30 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London, WC1B 5DT)
Workshop 1: Multilingual children and language brokering
(Dr. Sarah Crafter, The Open University and Kim Armstrong, Mothertongue)
Workshop 2: Multilingual children in foster care (Prof. Alison Phipps, University of Sussex, Dr. Beverley Costa, Mothertongue, Stephanie Yorath/Mor Dioum, Victoria Climbié Foundation)
Workshop 3: Bilingualism and speech impairment (Vicky Chondrogianni, University of Edinburgh and Bilingualism Matters)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Workshops
(Rooms 101, 102 and 407; Birkbeck College, 30 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London, WC1B 5DT)
Workshop 4: Language, emotion and therapy (Dr. Beverley Costa, Mothertongue, Prof. Jean-Marc Dewaele, Birkbeck College)
Workshop 5: Citizenship, language and identity (Prof. Monika S. Schmid, University of Essex, Dr. Melanie Cooke, King’s College London)
Workshop 6: Language attrition and problems of intergenerational transmission of the minority language (Prof. Antonella Sorace, University of Edinburgh andBilingualism Matters)
16:00-17:00 Plenary lecture: Once a Native, Always a Native? – First language attrition among multilingual migrants
(Prof. Monika S. Schmid, University of Essex)
Clore Building, Birkbeck College, 25-27 Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 7JL