Language and Conflict: Politics of Language and Identity across Contexts


20 May, 2016 – SOAS Department of Linguistics

This one day workshop brings together scholars and graduate students working on the role of language in on-going and post-conflict contexts.  Examples could include (but are not limited to) the Middle East, Africa, the Balkans, and Western Europe, including diaspora and migration contexts.

Keynote speakers:  

Prof. Hilary Footitt (University of Reading); Dr Zoë Marriage (Violence, Peace and Development Research Cluster, SOAS, University of London).