Professor Yaron Matras – Speech at Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community launch event

A speech by Professor Yaron Matras (The University of Manchester) at the launch event of ‘Cross-Language Dynamics: Reshaping Community’, a research programme funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Open World Research Initiative scheme.

‘Being Part of the City: Multilingual Manchester’

‘Being Part of the City: Multilingual Manchester’ is a film by Matylda Wierietielny. The film explores the outreach and public engagement work of the Multilingual Manchester research unit.

‘Revitalising Burnley Central’

A film by Gravel and Sugar Productions. Multilingual Manchester worked with school pupils in Burnley to help them create artwork featuring community languages around the theme of trains and the railway. The multilingual artwork is on display in Burnley Central Station. The Young Arts Arriva project was delivered in collaboration with Community Rail Lancashire and Alastair Nicholson of Earthworks Art and Design.

‘Your Language is a Gift’

Your Language is a Gift is a short film that explores young children’s bilingual language development in the family setting, from the point of view of multilingual families in Manchester, UK.  For a version with subtitles, click here.

‘Your Language is a Gift’ – Background and Aims

Your Language is a Gift is a short film that explores young children’s bilingual language development in the family setting, from the point of view of multilingual families in Manchester, UK.

Levenshulme Language Day – Manchester, 24 October 2015

A film by Gravel and Sugar Productions. Levenshulme Language Day was an event organised by Multilingual Manchester (University of Manchester), in collaboration with Manchester City Council, Levenshulme Market, Levenshulme Inspire and local schools. The event celebrated linguistic and cultural diversity in Levenshulme, Manchester, and in the wider city.

‘Multilingual Manchester’ Film

A film by Anna Waldie about multilingualism in the city of Manchester.

Multilingual Manchester Exhibition

This video is about our Multilingual Manchester display at The Manchester Museum in February 2012. If your school or organisation would like to hold a similar event, get in touch.

Multilingual Manchester – Yaron Matras

Professor Yaron Matras discusses Multilingual Manchester.