Dr Minna Suni

Labour migrants as potential new speakers

COST Ref. No.:


STSM Applicant:

Dr Minna Suni,University of Jyväskylä, Department of Languages, University of Jyväskylä(FI), This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


2014-10-20 to 2014-10-27


Joan Pujolar,Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Department of Arts and Humanities, Barcelona(ES)

Depositphotos 33838315 xsProposed activities:

  • Sociolinguistic seminar focusing on the themes of the COST Action, especially the theoretical and methodological questions
  • Networking: learning to know the research done in the host institution and introducing the current projects of the applicant
  • writing an article on the topics under discussion; looking for options for joint publications
  • preparing a contribution for the 1st Full Action Meeting to be held in Nov 2014


  • Karolina Mieszkowska
    To examine typical narrative and lexical development of Polish immigrant children in the UK acquiring English language (aged 4;6-6;5).

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    Joanna Kolak
    To recruit Polish-English bilingual children within the Polish immigrant communities in London and test them with a set of tasks, measuring their linguistic and cognitive abilities.

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    Karolina Rosiak
    The primary aim of the mission was to collect data that would allow me to investigate attitudes of Polish migrants to Wales towards the Welsh language, their motivation behind sending...

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    Dr Anna Strycharz-Banaś
    During this stay I intend to work on a collaborative research paper with two other COST action members: Dr Leonie Cornips (Meertens Instituut) and Lotte Thissen (Maastricht University). The main...

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    Dr Michael Hornsby
    The focus of this STSM is an investigation into the linguistic practices of a private conversation/discussion group of Yiddish speakers who regularly meet in the city of Edinburgh under the...

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    Ms Sara Brennan
    Over the course of the mission, I will present both COST Action IS1306 and my PhD research on ‘new speakerness’ in the contemporary Irish workplace to the PhD seminar Alexandre...

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    Dr Minna Suni
    Proposed activities include a sociolinguistic seminar focusing on the themes of the COST Action, especially the theoretical and methodological questions and networking, learning to know the research done in the...

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    Ms Nicola Bermingham
    My time will be divided between the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. I intend to spend five working days at each institution, strengthening my research...

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