Welcome to the website of the Forum for Research on the Languages of Scotland and Ulster

The FRLSU is a scholarly organisation dedicated to the study and advocacy of the languages of Scotland and Ulster (taken in its broadest sense) spoken, signed and written both today and in the past.

This page contains information about the 23–25 August 2018 Conference in Glasgow. The main theme of the 12th triennial FRLSU conference is “Linguistic Migrations”.

2018 Conference: Plenary Talks

This year’s plenary talks (see FRLSU 2018 abstracts):

Karen Corrigan (Newcastle University)

“I don’t like feel that I would fit in in Lithuania anymore”: The linguistic identities of new speakers in Northern Ireland

Robert McColl Millar (University of Aberdeen)

Marginal Scots, past and present

Roibeard Ó Maolalaigh (with Mark McConville, University of Glasgow)

‘Risk-free’ corpus planning for Scottish Gaelic? Collaborative development of basic grammatical norms for 21st century speakers