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November 2017

Understanding our multilingual world

November 17 - November 25
East Belfast Mission, 213 Newtownards Rd, Belfast
Belfast, BT4 1AF
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Taking place in Belfast (East Belfast Mission), Cambridge (Michaelhouse Cafe), Edinburgh (Grassmarket Centre) and Nottingham (Meadows Library), this exciting exhibition aims to explore languages and multilingualism through photography. Taken by members of the public, photographs will display what multilingualism means to different people and their communities. You are invited to explore multilingualism, and how visible it is in your environment, through the themes and messages that emerge from the photographic contributions. The exhibitions will be formally introduced by a member…

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Understanding our multilingual world

November 17 - November 25
Michaelhouse Cafe, Cambridge, Trinity St
Cambridge, CB2 1SU United Kingdom
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Taking place in Belfast (East Belfast Mission), Cambridge (Michaelhouse Cafe), Edinburgh (Grassmarket Centre) and Nottingham (Meadows Library), this exciting exhibition aims to explore multilingualism through photography. Taken by members of the public, photographs will display what multilingualism means to different people and their communities. You are invited to explore multilingualism, and how visible it is in your environment, through the themes and messages that emerge from the photographic contributions. The exhibitions will be formally introduced by a member of the…

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Understanding our multilingual world

November 18 - November 24
Meadows Library, Meadows Library, Wilford Grove,
Nottingham, nottinghamshire NG2 2DR United Kingdom
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Taking place in Belfast (East Belfast Mission), Cambridge (Michaelhouse Cafe), Edinburgh (Grassmarket Centre) and Nottingham (Meadows Library), this exciting exhibition aims to explore multilingualism through photography. Taken by members of the public, photographs will display what multilingualism means to different people and their communities. You are invited to explore multilingualism, and how visible it is in your environment, through the themes and messages that emerge from the photographic contributions. The exhibitions will be formally introduced by a member of the…

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Understanding our multilingual world

November 18, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Grassmarket Centre, Edinburgh, 86 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh
Edinburgh, EH1 2QA
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Taking place in Belfast (East Belfast Mission), Cambridge (Michaelhouse Cafe), Edinburgh (Grassmarket Centre) and Nottingham (Meadows Library), this exciting exhibition aims to explore multilingualism through photography. Taken by members of the public, photographs will display what multilingualism means to different people and their communities. You are invited to explore multilingualism, and how visible it is in your environment, through the themes and messages that emerge from the photographic contributions. The exhibitions will be formally introduced by a member of the…

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Writing in the sand

November 18, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Great St Mary’s, The University Church, Senate House Hill
Cambridge, East of England CB2 3PQ United Kingdom
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Free 100 spots left

Be transported to the sands of Egypt and spend an afternoon in the company of the Coptic community, the modern heirs of the civilisation over which the Pharaohs once ruled. Activities include hearing the haunting chant of the centuries-old Coptic liturgy, listening to a member of the community speak about what it means to be a Copt in modern Britain, and learning how to write your name in the unique Coptic alphabet. Connecting ancient history to contemporary communities, this event…

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Being multilingual, being well

November 22, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
English Faculty, University of Cambridge, 9 West Road
Cambridge, East of England CB3 9DP United Kingdom
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Free 69 spots left

For many of us, life is a journey of finding and losing languages. We may gradually give up a language of our parents because it is not English, or embark on learning a new language. Good communication in families is consistently associated with positive wellbeing in young people – so what happens when more than one language is spoken? At this event, explore emerging research on the connections between multilingualism and wellbeing. There are expert talks as well as an…

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