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FYI: Online Lectures: The Multilingual Mind: Lecture Series on Multilingualism across Disciplines - Summer Semester 2021

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Date: 11-Apr-2021
From: Theodoros Marinis <>
Subject: Online Lectures: The Multilingual Mind: Lecture Series on Multilingualism across Disciplines - Summer Semester 2021
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Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the programme of the Lecture series 'The Multilingual Mind’ for the summer semester (

The lecture series will start again on the 13th of April and will run until the 15th of June 2021. The lectures will take place every Tuesday from 17.00 until 18.30 (CEST/UTC+02). This semester they will be hosted by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Jagiellonian University, University of Konstanz, University Milano-Bicocca, and University of Reading. As in the previous semesters, the speakers will present research findings on multilingualism across different disciplines, in line with the MultiMind project (linguistics, education, psychology, neuroscience, speech & language pathology). The lecture series is aimed at everyone interested in Multilingualism.

Date & time: Tuesdays 17:00–18:30 CET/UTC+01

Platform: Zoom. To attend please register HERE:

Programme - You can download the programme here:

April 13, 2021: Erika Hoff (Florida Atlantic University): Why bilingual development is not easy, but possible

April 20, 2021: Núria Sebastián Gallés (Pompeu Fabra University): How bilingualism shapes the infants’ mind/brain

April 27, 2021: Merel Keijzer (University of Groningen): Language learning as a vaccine to promote healthy aging: The linguistic, social and cognitive effects of third-age language learning

May 4, 2021: Francesca Costa & Maria Teresa Guasti (University of Milano-Bicocca): Double or single literacy in different contexts

​May 11, 2021: Napoleon Katsos (University of Cambridge): Bilingualism in children with developmental disorders: From language and cognition to human rights
May 18, 2021: Marco Calabria (Open University of Catalonia): How is cognitive neuropsychology contributing to bilingualism research?

May 25, 2021: Jia’en Yee (University Putra Malaysia): Multilingualism effects on brain structure
June 1, 2021: Maren Eikerling (IRCCS - Associazione La Nostra Famigli 'Istituto scientifico Eugenio Medea'): Computerized bilingual screenings of developmental language disorder and developmental dyslexia in bilingual children

June 8, 2021: Johanne Paradis (University of Alberta): Bilingual development in first generation Syrian refugee children: What factors contribute to successes and challenges?

June 15, 2021: Dávid György (University of Geneva): Rhythmic priming of syntactic processing: a common structure?

The lecture series is part of the project 'The Multilingual Mind' ( that has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska Curie grant agreement No 765556.

With best regards,

—Theo Marinis

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics

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