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"Do languages really mean business…?" talk by Prof. Paul Bishop FCIL

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Holiday Inn

161 West Nile Street

Glasgow

G1 2RL

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The presentation will discuss some of the issues surrounding the decline in uptake of modern languages at school and university, as well as the relation of languages in the attempts to rebalance the economy of the UK (and of Scotland). Professor Bishop will also discuss the role of languages in the context of the economic challenges facing the UK and Scotland as a consequence of Brexit.

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Professor Paul Bishop FCIL holds the William Jacks Chair in Modern Languages (German) at the University of Glasgow. His research interests include intercultural approaches to business and commerce and the application of modern languages in the business environment. He has also published on aspects of German intellectual history and can be found on Twitter @paulbishop4U.

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Those willing to join us for lunch at the Holiday Inn, Theatreland at 12:00pm are more than welcome to do so – please select the correct ticket type for this.

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This event free, but you must book. There are two ticket types, indicating whether or not you will attend the lunch.

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