Migration and Language conference


The StepTogether program held a conference in Miskolc, on 4 October 2013, themed Migration and Language.
The purpose of the themed conference was to strengthen the links between research and practice in the field of legal, social and language status of migrant groups in Hungary.


Conference programme

Migration trends in Hungary
Lecturer: Lipusz Brigitta PhD, director of the Regional Directorate of Northern Hungary, Office of Immigration and Nationality
StepTogether – langauge, integration, content
Lecturer: Nagy Judit, expert of the StepTogether program
Everyday education: multicoloured, multilingual and multicultural
Lecturer: Ivánné Vidra Mária, vice director of the Szent László Primary School in Kőbánya
School achievement of migrant children in the mirror of PISA tests
Lecturer: Papp Z. Attila PhD, director of the Institute for Minority Studies, Centre for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences; associate professor of the Institute of Social Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Miskolc
”Strangers in my garden” – visualization of migration, language, and integration in Hungarian documentaries
Lecturer: Mózes Dorottya, Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Arts, Intercultural Linguistics Doctoral School
Migrant students: comparing research and practice experiences
Lecturers: Zatykó Judit– Schumann Róbert, Agora Foundation–Szociometrum
Teaching about migration in secondary school
Lecturer: Fazekas Róbert, Földes Ferenc Secondary School, Miskolc
Visions of worlds and visual worlds – textbook illustrations with the eyes of a linguist
Lecturer: Rostás Édua, Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Arts, Intercultural Linguistics Doctoral School
The role of literacy instruction for students entering Hungarian public education
Lecturer: Schmidt Ildikó, Thomas Mann Gymnasium – Deutsche Schule, Budapest
”I learn Hungarian” – possibilities of tandem in teaching L2 Hungarian
Lecturer: Kegyesné Szekeres Erika PhD, University of Miskolc, Faculty of Arts, Institute of Modern Philology
Implementing online language teaching platforms in diverse classrooms
Lecturer: K. Nagy Emese PhD, University of Miskolc, Faculty of Arts, Teacher Training Institue

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