Leeds Voices

Leeds Voices is the first phase of a trans-disciplinary programme to explore modes of accommodation across diverse public spaces within the city of Leeds.

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Taking a multimodal focus on superdiversity, this project focuses on the voices of Leeds Kirkgate Market – a historical linguistic/cultural hub for dense interethnic exchanges that is currently undergoing rapid change.

Within this pilot stage, we consider processes of exceptional multi-ethnic accommodation and micro-interaction in Kirkgate Market within a wider discursive context of inter-ethnic conflict as increasingly normative.

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Introduction by Penny Rivlin. In this post, Leeds Voices Undergraduate Research & Leadership Scholarship Award scholar Rianna Haree reflects on...


By Tom Jackson Following the highly successful multimodal analysis of Leeds Kirkgate Market, the ‘voices’ team are planning a wider...


The Guardian journalist John Baron has produced a film, ‘The City Talking: John Baron on Kirkgate Market’ which features Leeds...


Caroline Tagg, Co-investigator on the University of Birmingham based project “Translation and Translanguaging: Investigating Linguistic and Cultural Transformations in Superdiverse Wards in...


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Elisabetta Adami, University of Leeds Posted on 27 April by Penny Rivlin Towards a multimodal analysis of (super)diversity in place...


Leeds Voices Co-I Elisabetta Adami has been invited to hold a work-in-progress seminar at University College London. Drawing on her...


Visiting Scholar Dr Suzanne Hall (LSE) February 4th, 2016, 14:00 — 15:30 Seminar Room 1, Leeds Humanities Research Institute. As...