‘Multilingualism in contemporary society'

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Janice CarruthersProfessor Janice Carruthers gave a public lecture at Swansea University on Thursday 30 March 2017, entitled 'Multilingualism in contemporary society: challenges and benefits'. The talk drew on her research as part of the Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded MEITS project: ‘Multilingualism. Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies’ (www.meits.org). Professor Carruthers leads the strand which addresses Sociolinguistic issues around multilingualism in France and Ireland.

Janice Carruthers is Professor of French Linguistics at Queen’s University Belfast, and since January 2017 she has been the Leadership Fellow in Modern Languages at the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

This event was organised by the Research Institute for Arts and Humanities at Swansea University as part of its 2016-17 Public Lecture and Event Series.

Professor Carruthers is pictured below with Professor Tom Cheesman (who introduced the lecture), Professor Martin Stringer (PVC Swansea University), and Professor Julian Preece.

Prof Carruthers here with Professors T Cheesman, M Stringer and J Preece.

View the lecture here ...