Programme 2018-2019

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Seminars normally take place in room 3.58, 12.10-13.00


24 October 2018

Katy Brickley & Judith Reynolds (Cardiff University)

Communicative practices within the UK asylum process: Introducing CLCR’s new Post-Doctoral Fellows and their work

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31 October 2018

Andrew Booth (University of Westminster)

“Accentuating my a’s”: Vowel lengthening to /æ:/ in Manx English

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Carol Xue (University of Science and Technology, Beijing)

Mandarin Chinese “儿 (er)” as a Nominal Diminutive:Analysis from Microscopic Perspective

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28 November 2018

Thora Tenbrink (Bangor University)

How our language reveals how we understand the world – and who we are

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6 February 2019

Sotaro Kita (University of Warwick)

Title/abstract TBA

20 February 2019

Sylvia Jaworska (University of Reading)

Title/abstract TBA

20 March 2019

Zsofia Demjen (University College London)

Title/abstract TBA

27 March 2019

Rick Iedema (King’s College London)

Title/abstract TBA

3 April 2019

Jessica Wormald (JP French Associates, York)

Title/abstract TBA