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LEDS Session 3 – Exploring an Ethnohistorical Approach to Multimodality

Posted on 26 November 2019 by Judith Reynolds

post written by Lauren O'Hagan This third session of LEDS (on 20 November) was facilitated by Dr Lauren O’Hagan, Research Associate in the Centre for Language and Communication Research. The […]

LEDS Session 2 – Discussion of recently published work in linguistic ethnography

Posted on 5 November 2019 by Judith Reynolds

In LEDS’ second session of 2019-20 on 30 October 2019, we enjoyed exploring and discussing the breadth of linguistic ethnographic work through consideration of a selection of ten recent research […]

Ethics and vulnerability in linguistic ethnography

Posted on 11 June 2019 by Piotr Węgorowski

by Kate Steel My ongoing PhD research focuses on police-victim interaction during first-response call-outs in England and Wales. I take a qualitative, discourse-analytical approach to examining police body-worn video footage, […]

Exploring ethics in repatriation research

Posted on 29 April 2019 by Piotr Węgorowski

by Katy Brickley My research explores how linguistic inequality occurs – and is challenged – within Assisted Voluntary Return (AVR) repatriation programmes for asylum seekers and irregular migrants. I focus on applicants’ opportunities to make informed decisions about […]

Video reflexive ethnography – LEDS in conversation with Rick Iedema

Posted on 29 March 2019 by Judith Reynolds

In the past two weeks, we have held two sessions of LEDS focused on video reflexive ethnography (VRE).  VRE is an approach to research in healthcare improvement pioneered by Professor Rick Iedema, […]

Language, culture and social difference: Using linguistic ethnography to explore collective class identity in cultural texts

Posted on 21 February 2019 by Judith Reynolds

By Beverley Hill, Swansea University My recent research was prompted by an interest in whether cultural texts (such as films, books, art etc) can successfully be used as alternative sources […]

Researching multilingually in linguistic ethnographic research

Posted on 7 December 2018 by Judith Reynolds

By Judith Reynolds, Cardiff University (with thanks to Piotr Wegorowski for his valuable input) I was pleased to facilitate the third session of this year’s LEDS on 5 December, which focused […]

Anatomies of the Body and Sword: Where Martial Arts and Language Meet

Posted on 19 November 2018 by Piotr Węgorowski

By George Jennings, Cardiff Metropolitan University I was pleased to give a seminar entitled “The Pen and the Sword: The Linguistic Pedagogies of Chinese Taijiquan and the European Longsword” at […]

LEDS first meeting: introducing linguistic ethnography

Posted on 26 October 2018 by Judith Reynolds

Thank you to everyone who came along to our first meeting on 24th October for a rich introductory session (a broad introduction to the group and our first meeting's agenda […]

First meeting of LEDS 2016-17

Posted on 29 September 2016 by Frances Rock

Our first meeting will take place on 12th October from 4.30-5.30/6pm in room 3.62 of the John Percival Building. We are delighted to welcome Klara Abdi from the University of […]