CIVIS announces the opening of the registration for the CIVIS course “Multilingualism, the language of CIVIS”. This short term course, meant to to raise awareness about the relevance of multilingualism and its social implications, will take place online as 4 seminar workshops (of two hours) between November 2021-May 2022 (16 November 2021, 25 January 2022, 9 March 2022 and 9 May 2022).
The programme is open to Master or PhD students at one of the CIVIS member universities in Social Science and Humanities, especially in Linguistics, Languages, Sociology of Languages, Linguistic Anthropology.
Applicants should register by 8 November 2021 here. For more information, contact Luisa Martin Rojo at firstname.lastname@example.org. Selected students will be notified on 12 November 2021.This short term course is organised in 4 seminar workshops on the interdisciplinary area of multilingualism and language policy.
The course aims to:
- Raise awareness on the relevance of languages in social processes, attitudes, our daily lives, and in the construction of CIVIS
- Inform about language policies within the consortium
Main topics addressed
- Introduction to the notions of multilingualism/plurilingualism and to perspectives of multilingualism studies
- Multilingualism in the EU: policies and practices
- Linguistic social justice and social ex-/inclusion: Europe, the Mediterranean and Africa
- Multilingualism and education
The aim of this short term course is to ensure students’ engagement. After the courses, participants will be asked to voluntarily perform some tasks (such as readings) to document the language diversity of CIVIS’ campuses and to fill in a feedback form, but there will be no assessment. References for further readings will be posted in Moodle to complement the sessions.
More details about the intensive CIVIS Course “Multilingualism, the language of CIVIS” are available on the CIVIS webpage here.
CIVIS is a European Civic University formed by the alliance of nine leading research higher education institutions across Europe: Aix-Marseille Université, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Universitatea din București, Université libre de Bruxelles, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Sapienza Università di Roma, Stockholm University, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen and University of Glasgow. It brings together a community of more than 450,000 students and 65,000 staff members including 30,000 academics and researchers.