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Researching forced migrants’ trajectories: encounters with multilingualism

Researching forced migrants’ trajectories: encounters with multilingualism

Kalocsanyiova, Erika ORCID: 0000-0002-3535-1084 (2020) Researching forced migrants’ trajectories: encounters with multilingualism. In: Wille, Christian and Nienaber, Birte, (eds.) Border Experiences in Europe: Everyday Life - Working Life - Communication - Languages. Border Studies. Cultures, spaces, orders, 1 (1). Nomos, Baden-Baden, pp. 217-236. ISBN 978-3848754441 (doi:https://doi.org/10.5771/9783845295671-217)

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Abstract

This contribution is concerned with the impact of multilingualism on forced migrants’ trajectories. Drawing on a corpus of linguistic ethnographic data that was collected over a two-year period, it focuses on the experiences of two individuals who were granted international protection in Luxembourg. Key events and anecdotes are used to reconstruct their sociolinguistic trajectories, learning histories, and mobile aspirations before and after settling in the Grand Duchy. Despite having similar linguistic repertoires, “Ahmad” and “Patrick” reported disparate experiences. This chapter provides unique insights into how linguistic integration is understood and experienced in multilingual societies.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Repertoires and trajectories, forced migration, multilingualism, linguistic integration, (im)mobility
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > Institute for Lifecourse Development
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2020 08:52
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
Selected for REF2021: REF 3
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/27757

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