Projects

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Links to projects and resources developed through the Language Sciences Institute.

In addition to the flagship "lslands Gaelic Research Project", commenced through the Soillse partnership and reporting in 2020, the Language Sciences Institute has initiated and developed a number of linked projects relating to its core mission.

Norman Maclean

Saoghal Thormoid

Gaelic conversations with famed writer and entertainer Norman Maclean, in which Norman spoke reflectively of his memories and impressions of bilingual life in Glasgow and the Hebrides from the middle of the Twentieth Century onwards.

Interviewer talking

Stòras Beò nan Gàidheal

A series of recordings featuring fluent speakers of Irish and Scottish Gaelic employing user-friendly techniques to document ethnographic insights into the lives and times of fluent speakers in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

Professor Streamlet Dkhar speaking to camera

Mediating Multilingualism

A collaborative project with Amity University, Haryana, and the network of Centres for Endangered Languages, to explore new media approaches in the context of Indian multilingualism and growing linguistic fragility.