LSS Research Seminars 2018-19

Teaching Period 1
Room: MB146
Time: 4.30 to 5.30pm

All welcome

Wednesday 10th October 2018
Professor Tendayi Bloom, Open University, UK
Noncitizenism and Global Migration Governance (Sociology) 

Wednesday 24th October 2018
Alison Ribeiro de Menezes (University of Warwick) & Verónica Díaz-Cerda (Aston University)
Memory and Justice Beyond Borders: A research seminar to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the detention of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet in London 

Wednesday 14th November 2018, 15:30-16:30pm
Judi Atkins, Katie Tonkiss, Su Jones & Dany Fitzpatrick, Aston University (PIR)                     
Workshop: Citizenship and Belonging After Brexit 

Thursday 22nd November 2018, 16:00pm, MB568
Maria Gonzâlez Davies, University Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain (LTS)
Translation in Language Learning. From Grammar-Translation to T.O.L.C. (Translation for other Learning Contexts)

Wednesday 5th December 2018, 16:30-6pm
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Online Sexual Crime: linguistics and law. 

Abhilash Nair (Aston Law, ABS) - Regulating Virtual 'Child Pornography'
Emily Chiang  (CFL, LSS & UoB) - "What do you like watching?": Performing the offender identity in online undercover child abuse investigations.
Tim Grant (CFL, LSS) – Admissible language evidence in online sex offence cases – investigative linguistics in law and practice

Link to abstract


Teaching Period 2
Room: MB146
Time: 4.30 to 5.30pm

Wednesday 30th January 2019, 3.00-4.30pm room MB155
Professor Ana Llinares (Universiy of Madri)
Investigating content and language integration in CLIL: students' expression of academic content and classroom participation

Wednesday 30th January 2019, 4.30-5.30pm room NW109
Holger Schulze (University of Copenhagen)
What are Sound Studies? A Journey into Historical, Anthropological and Political Aspects of Listening and Sounding

Wednesday 6th February 2019
Daniel Jenkin-Smith, Aston University
From the desks of Lamb and Ymbert: Literary portrayals of early nineteenth-century bureaucracy

Wednesday 13th February 2019, room MB564 
PD Dr. Christian Jäger (Humboldt University, Berlin)                       
Cut/Uncut: On the Relationship between German Popular Music and History (1978-188)

Wednesday 20th February 2019, 4-5pm
Elizabeth Schimpfossl, Tom Mills and Yaprak Gursoy, Aston University
Interdisciplinary Workshop: Elites in Turkey, Russia and the UK: Networks and Reproduction

Wednesday 27th February 2019
Dr. Daria Dayter (Visiting scholar), Department of English - University of Basel, Switzerland
The language of attraction: does it exist? Corpus-based discourse analysis of the speed seduction community online

Wednesday 6th March 2019, Room NW109 (CANCELLED)
Helena Farrand-Carrapico,Graeme Hayes, Karolina Augustova and Jelena Obradovic-Wochnik                      Interdisciplinary Workshop: The Refugee Crisis

Wednesday 13th March 2019, 3.00-4.00pm Room NW109                           
Joss Moorkens, Dublin City University and ADAPT Centre
Human Factors in Neural Machine Translation

Wednesday 20th March 2019
Professor Matt Smith 
More than the gap year: ‘local’ volunteers, donors and development

Wedneday 27th March 2019
Furzeen Ahmed & Ian Cushing
A cognitive linguistics approach towards understanding knowledge and linguistics in the classroom

Wednesday 3rd April 2019
Professor Tammy Proctor, Utah State University (LTS)
Internationalism and the Great War: The United States and Britain

Wednesday 1st May 2019
Nur Hooton, Aston University                                    
Discourses of Running