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About LLAS projects team

The LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies at the University of Southampton run projects related to these subject areas, and offer staff development training and events.

OpenLIVES exile meets Spanish singer/songwriter

Following on from the last posting ‘OpenLIVES inspires Spanish singer/songwriter,’ there is an update!  Just to remind you: internationally renowned singer, Clara Sanabras had written four songs based on the life of one of our OpenLIVES exiles, Germinal Luis Fernandez, to perform at … Continue reading

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OpenLIVES inspires Spanish singer/songwriter

OpenLIVES material has inspired the internationally renowned singer/songwriter Clara Sanabras to write and perform 5 new songs, to accompany her upcoming album ‘Scattered Flight: songs of Spanish exile’. These songs were first performed on 29th November 2013, at the Turner … Continue reading

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OpenLIVES on video

Catch the story of the project and why it is so amazing in our new video! Hear about the impact of the project, student work and transformed teaching… Watch this – The Amazing OpenLIVES Project At the LLAS Youtube site, … Continue reading

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OpenLIVES at OER13

The OpenLIVES project has now finished, but the work we’ve started continues! I’m going to talk about it at the OER13 conference in Nottingham next week (Tuesday, 26th March, 2pm) and I’m looking forward to showcasing the amazing work of … Continue reading

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OpenLives: and so what?

As the OpenLives project draws near to a close we are being invited (by the project funders) to consider the value and uniqueness of our project now and in the future. We had a bit of a brainstorm about this … Continue reading

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OpenLIVES puts students to work

Hello after the long summer break! Over the summer, we have been beavering away on the OpenLIVES project by digitising all of our raw audio files, embedding and attaching licence information to them, digitising other related files, editing videos…and putting some … Continue reading

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When research met teaching…

Antonio Martinez-Arboleda (Leeds) and I gave a presentation about the work of OpenLIVES at the LLAS/UCML/AULC conference ‘Language Futures: Languages in Higher Education,’ 5/6 July, in Edinburgh. Find it on HumBox. Irina Nelson (Southampton) has also been out and about … Continue reading

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