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Introduction by Penny Rivlin. In this post, Leeds Voices Undergraduate Research & Leadership Scholarship Award scholar Rianna Haree reflects on her new role and first experiences of research practice on the Leeds Voices project. Rianna has already made valuable research contributions, working both collaboratively and independently in Kirkgate Market. The...

By Tom Jackson Following the highly successful multimodal analysis of Leeds Kirkgate Market, the ‘voices’ team are planning a wider study of city markets in the North of England. The intention of this project is to generate much broader data regarding city markets as a locus of superdiversity (whilst avoiding...

The Guardian journalist John Baron has produced a film, ‘The City Talking: John Baron on Kirkgate Market’ which features Leeds Voices team member and coordinator of the campaign group, Friends of Leeds’ Kirkgate Market (https://kirkgatemarket.wordpress.com). Sara is interested in the social value of markets, and the ways in which urban...

Caroline Tagg, Co-investigator on the University of Birmingham based project “Translation and Translanguaging: Investigating Linguistic and Cultural Transformations in Superdiverse Wards in Four UK Cities” (TLANG) responds to Elisabetta Adami’s recent presentation at UCL. Caroline’s TLANG blog observes that Elisabetta’s multimodal analysis of Kikgate Market ‘highlights the complexity that superdiversity brings not only to public life,...

Elisabetta Adami, University of Leeds Posted on 27 April by Penny Rivlin Towards a multimodal analysis of (super)diversity in place Tuesday 17 May 1:00 – 2:00pm, Literary Research Discussion Group, Lancaster Literary Research Centre, Room C89. For this seminar Elisabetta has been invited to discuss how she is using a...

Leeds Voices Co-I Elisabetta Adami has been invited to hold a work-in-progress seminar at University College London. Drawing on her multimodal analysis in Leeds Kirkgate Market, Elisabetta addresses the utility of multimodal methodologies in place: Can multimodal analysis help us to understand superdiversity in place? Date: Thursday 14th of April, 5:00-6:30 pm...