research.html

General audience talks to public and private organizations (a selection)

May 2016, Edinburgh, Bilingualism Matters Summer Event.


May 2016, Pisa, "Grazia Deledda" Sardinian Association.


May 2016, Palermo, Sicily-Lithuania Association.


April 2016, Edinburgh Science Festival.


March 2016, Glasgow, Language Show Live.


February 2016, London, Italian Cultural Institute: "The 'bilingual advantage': is this the right question?".


January 2016, Edinburgh Exchange Event: TBA.


November 2015, London, Financial Times/Pearson: "Why multilingualism matters: the view from the brain".


November 2015, Oslo, Norwegian Language Council: "The importance of multilingualism for business: the UK experience".


August 2015, Edinburgh International Book Festival


August 2015, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas


June 2015, Edinburgh, visit of parliamentary Committee for Families, Children and Youth of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia


May 2015, CAER/Soillse conference "Bilingual education and language revitalisation".


May 2015, Rutgers University, launch of Bilingualism Matters @ Rutgers


May 2015, University of Reading, state-of-the-science research event on bilingualism


April 2015, Edinburgh Science Festival


April 2015, Bergamo, Bilingual British School


March 2015, Vitoria-Gasteiz, launch of Bilingualism Matters @ Vitoria


March 2015, Edinburgh, GATHER Festival


March 2015, Edinburgh, Scottish-Finnish Society


March 2015, Ampleforth College, ISMLA conference


February 2015, Nantes, launch of Bilingualism Matters @ Nantes


November 2014, Milan, launch of Bilingualism Matters @ Milano-Bicocca


November 2014, Nova Gorica, Slovenia: launch of Bilingualism Matters in Slovenia"


November 2014, Canterbury, festival "The Genius of Language"


October 2014, Killyhevlin and Omagh, NI


October 2014, Lochgilphead


September 2014, Amsterdam, Drongo Festival


September 2014, Nuoro, Sardinia


August 2014, Edinburgh Fringe Festival


June 2014, Bristol, British Association of Teachers of Japanese


June 2014, Rijeka, Croatia, launch of Bilingualism Matters @ Rijeka


May 2014, Cyprus (by videoconference)


May 2014, Stuttgart


May 2014, Multilingual Manchester,"Valuing community languages"


February 2014, Armagh, NI, St. Catherine's College


February 2014, Bristol, Italian Cultural Centre


February 2014, London, ISMLA Conference


December 2013, Reading: launch of Bilingualism Matters @ Reading


November 2013, Highlands Perthshire, Cafe' Scientifique


November 2013, Tromsoe, public panel "Linguistic Diversity and Education"


October 2013, Sardinia, Municipalities of Pula, Lotzorai, Irbono, Bono, Usini, Nulvi, Villanova Monteleone


September 2013, Derry, Northern Ireland


September 2013, Palmanova del Friuli, Italy, Palmanova Hospital


September 2013, Siena, Italy: launch of BILINGUISMO CONTA-NUOVI CITTADINI


September 2013, Sardinia, Municipalities of Bosa, Scano, Serramanna, Villasor


May 2013, Sardinia, Municipalities of Gonnesa, Sardara, Vallermosa


May 2013, Amersfoort, Teamwork Vertaalworkshops


February 2013, London, Financial Times


February 2013, Berkshire, Wellington College


February 2013, Edinburgh, Scottish Parliament


November 2012, Cagliari, Sardinia, launch of BILINGUISMU CRESCHET


November 2012, Edinburgh, Storytelling Centre


November 2012, Glasgow, ESRC Festival of Social Science


October 2012, Trento, launch of BILINGUISMO CONTA


October 2012, Marseille, Institut Italien


July 2012, Madrid, El Escorial


June 2012, Belfast, Northern Ireland


June 2012, Rome, British Council


April 2012, Cagliari, Sardinia


April 2012, Rijeka, Croatia


April 2012, Provincia di Trento, Italy


January 2012, Leiden, Lorentz Center


January 2012, Thessaloniki, Official launch of ME DIO GLOSSES


December 2011, Inverness, The Highland Council


November 2011, Cagliari, Sardinia


November 2011, London, UCL


October 2011, Barcelona


October 2011, Inverness


June 2011, University of Tromsoe


May 2011, University of Lancaster


May 2011, University of Leiden


May 2011. Marseille, Italian Institute


May 2011. University of Venice


March 2011. Thessaloniki, TESOL Macedonia-Thrace Convention


February 2011. Stornoway, Western Isles.


December 2010, Fonni, Sardinia (by videoconference)


November 2010, Glasgow, Goethe-Institut: "Think German" conference


November 2010, Edinburgh: Holyrood Magazine Conference "Gaelic Medium Education: Striving for Sustainability"


November 2010, Edinburgh Parliament: "BSL in an inclusive Scotland"


November 2010, Edinburgh Parliament: "Doing business in the Tower of Babel", jointly organized by the RSA Scotland and Bilingualism Matters


October 2010, University of Tromsoe


June 2010, University of Cambridge


June 2010, The Learning Centre, Cambridge University Press


May 2010, Regione Sardegna, Cagliari


May 2010, Universita' per Stranieri di Siena


April 2010. British Association for Early Childhood Education (BAECE)


March 2010, ESRC Festival of Social Science, London


March 2010, Anatolia College, Thessaloniki


March 2010, St Catherine's School, Athens


March 2010, Ministero dell'Istruzione, Universita' e Ricerca, Rome


February 2010, Royal Society of Edinburgh lecture at Oban High School


December 2009, University of Tromsoe, Norway


November 2009, Wellesley College, Boston


Sept 2009, European Commission Conference on Early Language Learning for Children of Pre-School Age, Brussels


May 2009, Comune di Milano, Milan, Italy


Jan 2009, Council of Europe, Strasbourg


Dec 2008, European Central Bank, Frankfurt


Nov 2008, Regione Sardegna, Macomer


Nov 2008, SONSUB-SAIPEM, Aberdeen


BACK TO MY HOME PAGE