LONDON TALKS and the Tower Hamlets community

Over the last months, I have interviewed 60 Londoners about their knowledge of and experience with London dialects to find out more about how London dialects are ‘enregistered’, i.e., socially and culturally constructed, for individuals. Last weekend, I had the opportunity to see hundreds of East Londoners react to the project at the QMUL FestivalContinue reading “LONDON TALKS and the Tower Hamlets community”

Information for participants

In linguistic research, the analysis of language is normally done by trained linguists on the basis of (transcribed) audio recordings. This study explicitly focusses on the knowledge and ideas you have about London dialects – simply by virtue of growing up in this speech community and hearing people around you. In other words, in thisContinue reading “Information for participants”