Forgetting your native language: consequences to career prospects

Festival of social science 2018

  • Fri 9 Nov 18

    09:00 - 17:00

  • Off Campus

    Birkbeck, University of London

  • Event speaker

    Professor Monika Schmid, Professor Jean-Marc Dewaele, Dr Beverley Costa & Dr Marije Michel

  • Event type

    Lectures, talks and seminars
    The Festival Of Social Science 2018

  • Event organiser

    Language and Linguistics, Department of

Have you developed a second language in pursuit of your career? Let's talk...

Forgetting your native language: consequences to career prospects

This one-day workshop and public lecture will focus on the difficulties faced by individuals returning to their native language.

Take part in this round table debate and discuss the linguistic and career challenges faced upon a person's return to their first language.

Join Professor Monika Schmid from the Department of Language and Linguistics at the University of Essex, from 9am - 5pm on Friday 9th November at Birkbeck, University of London. She will be presenting alongside Professor Jean-Marc Dewaele from Birkbeck, Dr Marije Michel of the University of Groningen and Dr Beverley Costa of the Pasalo Project

This public event is part of the nationwide Festival Of Social Science 2018 and is completely free of charge.