Culture

The potential of polyglots

Posted on 29 October 2019 by Rhys Phillips

PhD student Kaisa Pankakoski tells us about her research and why we should invest in multilingual children’s language skills in the UK. Globalisation, superdiversity and policies promoting minority languages have led to an increasing number of potentially multilingual children growing up across the world. However, not all children born into multilingual families grow up speaking
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Home from home – an American in Cardiff

Posted on 12 June 2019 by Rhys Phillips

Fulbright Scholar Emma Watkins (MA 2020) joined the School of Welsh after completing her undergraduate degree at Princeton University in the United States. It was a return to familial roots (her father is a Welshman) and the landscape and culture that has inspired her research interests. Here she tells us about her experience as an
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A month in Patagonia

Posted on 28 November 2018 by Rhys Phillips

Osian Wynn Davies reflects on his experiences in the Welsh Settlement, sponsored by the School of Welsh and Banco Santander. During the summer, I was fortunate to spend a month over in Patagonia as part of a project there to promote the Welsh language, and I had a truly amazing experience.  Because I’m studying for
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