CIEN takes part in in Sociolinguistics Summer School 8 within the framework of the COST New Speakers Training School organized by Joan Pujolar from the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya CHECK, Barcelona 4th-7th July, 2017
Sociolinguistics Summer School was a great meeting point for MA and PhD students and early career researches to attend lectures and workshops conducted by leading field researchers, and to present and discuss their projects. The main theme of the SSS8 was newspeakerness in relation to globalization, management of multilingualism and social identity. The following keynote speakers presented their work and problematized issues language in the contemporary world:
Monica Heller (University of Toronto),
F. Xavier Vila (Universitat de Barcelona),
Joan Pujolar (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya),
Robert Lawson (Birmingham City University).
Andrea Sunyol, a member of the local organizaing committee of the summer school also presented a paper Multilingualism, elitism and ideologies of globalism in international schools near Barcelona: an Ethnographic study.
Hanna Klimava assisted in chairing a panel session.
For more information visit SSS8 web-page