Intercultural Societies

Intercultural literature in Europe // Multilingualism and creativity

Information and Communication Technologies

Media, technologies and society // Technologies and Education

Language & Communication

Corpus Assisted Discourse Analysis // Mind and Language // Multilinguism

Civil Society Empowerment

Arts & Activism // Non-violence and conflict transformation

Wor(l)ds Lab

is dedicated to research into how digital technologies are shaping our culture, how this century societies deal -through its languages- with intercultural contexts, and how communication can improve the way we live. The lab draws on expertise from diverse fields including linguistics, literature, new media and communications, and sociology, to ask relevant questions for contemporary Humanities and to put the answers into practice. Words connecting worlds.

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I International Conference on Research in Multilingualism: Innovation and New Challenges
 

I International Conference on Research in Multilingualism: Innovation and New Challenges

Ana Ruiz participates in the I International Conference on Research in Multilingualism: Innovation and New Challenges, held at the Universidad de Oviedo (Spain). She has been invited to present her work in a plenary session, with the title “Rethinking multilingualism from the perspective of intercultural research“. The conference is focused...
New Publication: “The framing of Muslims on the Spanish Internet” (in Lodz Papers in Pragmatics)
 

New Publication: “The framing of Muslims on the Spanish Internet” (in Lodz Papers in Pragmatics)

A new Wor(l)ds Lab study has been published in Lodz Papers in Pragmatics 13-2, an international journal “committed to publishing excellent theoretical and empirical research in the area of pragmatics and related disciplines focused on human communication”. The title of our work is “The framing of Muslims on the Spanish Internet“, a...
Participation in the “Preventing Radicalization” G20 Meeting of Experts in Berlin
 

Participation in the “Preventing Radicalization” G20 Meeting of Experts in Berlin

The Wor(l)ds Lab participated in the Preventing Radicalization: Towards Resilient Societies meeting in Berlin on November 13-15. The German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens Women and Youth (BMFSFJ) has hosted this international conference, which was held in the context of the German G20 Presidency in 2017. The meeting...
Participation in the Goethe Institute Series on The Reformation in the contemporary world
 

Participation in the Goethe Institute Series on The Reformation in the contemporary world

Ana Ruiz (Wor(l)ds Lab) has taken part in the events organized by Goethe Institute for the 500 anniversary of the Reformation: “Gegenwarten Reformieren” (The Contemporary Reformation). This anniversary has involved different trendsetters and thought leaders, who have shared their personal experiences and ideas of change and innovation. The key question...
New Publication: “Palabras invasoras. El español de las nuevas tecnologías”
 

New Publication: “Palabras invasoras. El español de las nuevas tecnologías”

Manuel Alcántara-Plá, member of Wor(l)ds Lab, has published a new book on how the study of neologisms can help us to understand our behavior using new technologies. The title is Palabras invasoras. El español de las nuevas tecnologías (Invading Words. The Spanish of the New Technologies). While most of critical...
¿Cómo cuidar de las lenguas y las culturas en peligro de extinción? Vídeos de Stephen y Cathy Marlett
 

¿Cómo cuidar de las lenguas y las culturas en peligro de extinción? Vídeos de Stephen y Cathy Marlett

La visita de Stephen Marlett y Cathy Moser Marlett ha sido un lujo para los miembros de Wor(l)ds Lab y para quienes se acercaron a nuestros seminarios sobre lenguas, traducción y etnomalacología. Les agradecemos enormemente su generosidad y dedicación, que fueron ejemplares. Pusieron la guinda con una ponencia en Casa...