The abyss of anonymity and the struggle for an open reviewing practice

The academic publishing system is broken, everyone who works in academia knows it. We publish way more than can be read, we postpone deadline after deadline due to chronic overloading, and many of us even don’t find the time to read at least part of what is published in our specialized subfield anymore. Then there … Weiterlesen …

Sign stories | 2 | Orange shop, Luxembourg

Place: Orange | Telecommunication shop | 5, Place d’Armes, 1136 Luxembourg, Luxembourg Lately, the discussion about multilingualism and language use in Luxembourg has gained a lot of attention, be it the media buzz about the two language policy petitions or the fresh but flawed public orthography campaign. Even international media are picking up on the topic. So, against … Weiterlesen …

Sign stories | 1 | Snack Ankara, Luxembourg

Part 1 | I saw the sign and it opened up my eyes… Place: Snack Ankara | Kebab restaurant | 6, Avenue Monterey, 2163 Luxembourg, Luxembourg As data collection with and development of Lingscape steadily progress, today I want to start a little series of analyses of individual signs to demonstrate the richness and complexity … Weiterlesen …

Methodological groundings of a sustainable community-driven linguistic landscapes research

Whenever you begin a new research project, you need to think about the methodology you want to employ in order to collect and process data, produce and communicate results. In many cases this basically means „Hey, let’s use a mobile application for data collection because it looks cool and do everything else like we’ve done … Weiterlesen …

Lingscape radio feature

As part of the summer series by RTL.lu about the Institute for Luxembourgish language and litterature Lingscape was featured on radio on Monday. If you like, you can listen to the short interview via the following link: http://radio.rtl.lu/emissiounen/serie/1428756.html Sadly enough, the app is not available in the Google and Apple app stores yet, but it … Weiterlesen …