Centre for Research on Bilingualism

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High Court, South Africa, in English, Afrikaans and Xhosa. Photo: Caroline Kerfoot
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    Easter Holiday Hours

    The Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism, including Centre for Research on Bilingualism and The Institute for Interpreting and Translation Studies, is closed from God Friday (19 April) til Easter Monday (22 April). The administration, student counsellors and student offices will keep closed from Maundy Thursday (18 April) – regular hours from Tuesday 23 April. The Department wish you a HAPPY EASTER!

    Welcome to the Centre for Research on Bilingualism!

    Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition is one of the leading research areas at Stockholm University. Research at the Centre for Research on Bilingualism covers a number of profile areas, such as:

    • Second language acquisition/Swedish as a second language
    • Minority languages, language policy and language ideology in Sweden and elsewhere
    • Advanced second language acquisition and use
    • First language attrition and reactivation
    • Language and thought in bilinguals
    • Transnational multilingualism
    • Multilingualism and education in the Global South
    • Bilingual development, bilingual school programs, second language teaching, literacy
    • Young people’s language and language use in multilingual contexts

    The Centre also offers a wide variety of introductory and advanced courses as well as a full PhD programme in Bilingualism.

    Kvinna med elektrodmössa. Foto: Eva Dalin

    3.4 million SEK project Using EEG to Investigate Anticipatory Processing in Second Language Speakers

    José Alemán Bañón at the Centre for Research on Bilingualism, Department of Swedish Language and Multilingualism, has received a SEK 3.4 million grant from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences) for the project "Using Electroencephalography (EEG) to Investigate Anticipatory Processing in Second Language Speakers".

    Guillermo Montero-Melis. Photo: Arantxa Hurtado Angé

    Do concepts in our brain depend on the language we speak?

    Guillermo Montero-Melis (Centre for Research on Bilingualism, Department of Linguistics, and Stockholm University Brain Imaging Centre) has received an International post doc grant of SEK 3.15 million by the Swedish Research Council.