IRC Guest Lecture Series

Only two weeks ago, we published the schedule for the CTISS/Edinburgh University guest lecture series. This week we are proud to announce another guest lecture series, this time hosted by our brand new Centre for Intercultural Research (IRC). You can find the full list of IRC guest lectures below:

John Joseph, Edinburgh University

Naturalised Natives: Interpreting Identities and Face in Linguistic Interaction

Wed., 23 Oct. 2013, 4.30-6.00pm


James Costa, University of Oslo

Language standards and standard language in Scotland: the predicament of introducing the Scots language in a primary school

Wed., 20 Nov. 2013, 4.30-6.00pm


Kerstin Pfeiffer, Heriot-Watt University

Just anger? Violence and vengeance on the medieval civic stage

Wed., 27 Nov. 2013, 4.30 -6pm


Orvar Löfgren, Lund University

The messiness of research: everyday routines and rituals of Academic work.

Wed., 4 Dec. 2013, 4.30-6.00pm

Alexandre Duchêne, University of Fribourg

Unrewarded language work: exploiting linguistic resources and speakers in the contemporary workplace

Wed., 22 Jan. 2014, 4.30-6.00pm


Dawn Archer, Lancaster University

Using corpus linguistics as a way in to historical (courtroom) texts

Wed., 19 Feb. 2014, 4.30-6.00pm


  • Heriot Watt University: Mary Burton Building, room 20 (MBG20) – unless otherwise indicated.

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Author: Bernadette O’Rourke