Our first Language & Communication research seminar for this year was a fascinating talk by Leena Robertson, reflecting on her, her team’s and her participants’ journey in finding names for the Romani languages used by the informants of the large ROMtels project.
Excavating naming practices in language research methodologies: The case of Romani languages in Europe
In addition to providing a glimpse to a group of silenced and unmentioned group of languages, it raised a number of important ethical issues.
Here’s a brief teaser to the presentation:
The Language and Communication Research Seminars are free and open to all staff, students and guests. For any questions or if you would like to lead a session, contact Anna Charalambidou.