Program


Here is the complete schedule of the talks and workshops of the Polyglot Gathering 2019. You can also download a PDF version of the timetable.

You can download the program booklet (17.8 MB). Don’t print it, you’ll get a copy when you arrive to Bratislava!

Minor changes are still possible.

Wednesday, 29th of May

12-15Registration
15-18
18-19:30
19:30-20:30
20:30-22

Thursday, 30th of May

E@I roomAssimil roomMultilingual Speakers roomVortoj roomAmikumu roomEsperanto room
Talks (English)Talks (non-English)Workshops (English)Talks and workshops (non-English)More talksNon-language workshops
9-10Jack of all languages 🎥 en
Richard Simcott
« Septante », vous avez dit « septante » ?! 🎥 fr
Simon Lejeune
Aligatorejo mul
10-11What I learned from 500+ language exchanges in 3 months 🎥 en
Rick Dearman
Warum lernen Sprachenliebhaber besser Fremdsprachen? 🎥 de
Heidrun Tóth-Loesti
Como iniciar um Encontro Poliglota (bem sucedido!) em sua cidade pt
Danilo Belo Daniel
Language hegemony in the world – any chance to avoid it? enSlavic inflections: a travel guide 🎥 en
Olga Diacova
11-12Why different languages have different scripts 🎥 en
Gaston Dorren
Kann man eine Fremdsprache auch im höheren Alter noch lernen? 🎥 de
Gabriel Gelman
How to order In a Japanese restaurant mul
Eriko Tamura
What is it like to translate at the European Commission? 🎥 mul
Oscar Hughes
What are you dancing about? en
Marta Melnyk
12-13The sincerest form of flattery: Imitating foreign accents to help master any language 🎥 en
Ruben Adery
Lužická srbština – Jazyk/y jednoho méně známého slovanského národu 🎥 cs
Momtchil Karaguiozov
Irish for beginners en
Seán Ó Riain
Il siciliano. Introduzione e approccio alla lingua it
Marcello Bonì
Polari: the secret language of the gay community 🎥 en
Beth Desmond
13-15
15-16Preserving indigenous languages: maintaining cultural diversity in an increasingly uniform world 🎥 en
Brian Loo Soon Hua
From Hieroglyphs to Emoji: una breve historio des langues visuelles 🎥 mul
Cesco Reale, André Müller
Speaking from day one: an interactive multilingual class (Italian, Spanish, French and German) mul
Elisa Polese
Enkonduko al la mokŝa lingvo eo
Kelvin Jackson
Language Planning in Ireland – lessons from the Hebrew Revival? 🎥 en
Seán Ó Riain
Scottish Gaelic song workshop en
Simon Ager
16-17Hey, polyglots! Endangered languages need your help! 🎥 en
Dave Prine
Assimil, 90 Jahre jung: Die kleinen Geheimnisse des Erfolgs für 9- bis 99-jährige Lerner (sponsored) 🎥 de
Philippe Gagneur, Daniel Krasa
Housesitting 4 in 1: travelling, pet cuddles, language practice & going local en
Bea Laszlo
L’«ascolto autentico» delle canzoni: un modo rapido e divertente per imparare l’italiano! it
Davide Bozzo
Basque–Icelandic pidgin 🎥 en
Siru Laine
El quest musical es
Irina Terentieva
17-18So you want to learn a minority language with very little resources? No problem! 🎥 en
André Müller
Learning and teaching languages through board games 🎥 mul
Alexander Mynzak
Introduction to Sign Language en
Sonia Jin
From فنجان to pinggan, from 茶 to arbata: Loanwords and the history of the world. 🎥 en
Brian Loo Soon Hua
18-19:30
20-21:30
21:30-22:30

Friday, 31st of May

E@I roomAssimil roomMultilingual Speakers roomVortoj roomEsperanto room
Talks (English)Talks (non-English)Workshops (English)Talks and workshops (non-English)Non-language workshops
9-10Yoga class mul
Jaiwanti Singh
10-11How to Learn a Language by Watching TV and Films 🎥 en
Katie Harris
Láska je slepá, ça fait même apprendre des langues ! 🎥 mul
Simon Lejeune, Magdaléna Lendvorská
Сторителлинг: как истории помогают нам учиться ru
Anastasiia Martynenko
Learning programming languages for polyglots – what, how and why 🎥 en
Kamil Nguyen Van
Dance around Europe (and beyond?) en
David Hart
11-12The potentials and pitfalls of language exchange (sponsored) 🎥 en
Tobias Dickmeis
Ventajas cognitivas de los políglotas en el mercado laboral 🎥 es
Eduardo Teiga
Learning to write the Bengali script through comics en
Arijit Kole, Timothy McKeon
L’espéranto en 100 minutes 🎥 fr
Tim Morley
12-13The potential effects of language switching on self-concept, values and personality expression – Examining the evidence 🎥 en
Tim Keeley
Start your own language school and teach like a polyglot 🎥 mul
Alexander Mynzak
“Douze points for polyglots”: How languages make Eurovision Song Contest songs win or fail en
Aleksandar Medjedovic, Marta Melnyk
13-15
15-16Making yourself understood in international English 🎥 en
Mateusz Pietraszek
Multilingualism in the EU after Brexit: challenges and opportunities 🎥 mul
Federico Gobbo
Speaking from day one: an interactive multilingual class (Russian, Greek and Hindi) mul
Elisa Polese
La rhétorique en musique baroque: peindre le discours par le chant 🎥 fr
Loïc Paulin
Samen op weg naar een Ecopositief leven nl
Carolien Caspers
16-17Has English become the 21st century’s linguistic bully? 🎥 en
Brian Loo Soon Hua, Nat Dinham
Zamenhof’ ne estis lingvisto 🎥 eo
Petr Fedosov
Tricks and Tools for learning new words in a foreign langage en
Jadranka Bokan
Pourquoi apprendre le russe 🎥 fr
Matthieu Desplantes
Cèilidh / Twmpath Dance Workshop en
Simon Ager, Maureen Millward
17-18My TED talk experience 🎥 en
Lýdia Machová
Moin! Plattdeutsch. Eine Einführung 🎥 de
Patrick Ziemke
קיריבאטיש – די שפראך פון דעם לעצטען דור (Kiribatish: Di Sprakh fun dem Letzten Dor) 🎥 yi
Jared Gimbel
18-19:30
20-21:30

Saturday, 1st of June

E@I roomAssimil roomMultilingual Speakers roomVortoj roomAmikumu roomEsperanto room
Talks (English)Talks (non-English)Workshops (English)Talks and workshops (non-English)More talksNon-language workshops
10-11How changing the words we use can change our life 🎥 en
Lina Vasquez
El aprendizaje significativo y su aplicación en el aprendizaje de español 🎥 es
Paloma Marín Arraiza
The importance of forgetting for language learning en
Joop Kiefte
Cizí řeč a trapnost cs
Dmitrij Hladký
Vademecum of multidisciplinary project “Mobility and inclusion in multilingual Europe” 🎥 en
Jozef Reinvart
Your first taijiquan class (太極拳, Tai Chi) hu
Heidrun Tóth-Loesti
11-12Four fluency principles 🎥 en
Gareth Popkins
7 + 1 razones para aprender euskera, el idioma de los vascos 🎥 es
Maria Spantidi
All about you in Ukranian en
Marta Melnyk
Let’s learn with MediaBlockPlayer 🎥 en
Ján Krajčík
12-13Multiple languages in one brain – examining the executive function 🎥 en
Tim Keeley
Teochew, another Minnan language 🎥 sub
Oung-Heng Heng
Gift or poison? Translators’ false friends en
Vahagn Petrosyan, Madeline Vadkerty
Как звучать как носитель русского языка? ru
Natalia Pugacheva
Latino por esperantistoj 🎥 eo
Petr Fedosov
Corso base di danza del ventre it
Alisa Panayeva
13-15
15-16Sustainable Language Learning: The surprising lessons I learnt from combining my passions 🎥 en
Carolien Caspers
Потерянные буквы кириллицы 🎥 ru
Alisa Panayeva
Speaking from day one: an interactive multilingual class (intermediate) mul
Elisa Polese
Tips for raising a multilingual child 🎥 mul
Elizaveta Kalugina
Don’t be offended: Insults, curses, swears…the “adult content” that nobody knows but that everybody learns in a new language en
Aleksandar Medjedovic
16-17The brave new world of online teaching 🎥 en
Tracy Mehoke
Cómo hacer oído en el siglo XXI: dictados, bucles y el botón de pausa 🎥 es
Nacho Caballero
Lightning talks mulCaligrafía china con un lápiz o un bolígrafo 🎥 es
Oung-Heng Heng
Language challenge mul
17-18Corpus linguistics for language lovers (sponsored) 🎥 en
Ondřej Matuška
Ob die Lateinkenntnisse wirklich helfen romanische Sprache zu lernen? 🎥 de
Roman Rubtsov
Singing in Finno-Ugric languages en
Kelvin Jackson
Dizionarietto dei gesti dell’italiano 🎥 it
Stefano Suigo
Wine Words in several languages en
Vladimír Moškvan
18-19:30
20-22

Sunday, 2nd of June

E@I roomAssimil roomMultilingual Speakers roomVortoj roomAmikumu roomEsperanto room
Talks (English)Talks (non-English)Workshops (English)Talks and workshops (non-English)More talksNon-language workshops
10-11How to motivate yourself achieve more (namely learn more langages) 🎥 en
Mariana Lisovska
Language matters – inclusion, equality and normcreativity en
Nathalie Töpperwien Blom
Mini language crash courses: “Be the teacher!” mul
Elisa Polese
Aligatorejo mul
11-12Neuroscience of language: how the brain enables us to speak? 🎥 en
Marta Nowakowska
Come lingua riflette le antiche credenze popolari e le moderne scoperte scientifiche sul corpo umano 🎥 it
Alisa Panayeva
Ľudia píšu Tisovi… o židovskej otázke sk
Madeline Vadkerty
CJKV Dict – a smart dictionary for polyglots learning Chinese, Japanese, Korean and/or Vietnamese 🎥 en
Emmanuel Ternon
Ni ekzercu! / Let’s exercise! mul
Ekaterina Lozina
12-13Design as a tool in language learning 🎥 en
Iris Senel
Il paese poliglotta: viaggio attraverso la straordinaria (e spesso misconosciuta) diversità linguistica dell’Italia 🎥 it
Davide Bozzo
Hebrew: Story of the Sleeping Beauty en
Alisa Zingerman
How physical activity increases your language learning success 🎥 en
Anja Spilker
Learn Hungarian with Caeyrica mul
Caeyric Amnon
13-15
15-16Learning the Greek alphabet – an introduction to the Script Hacking method 🎥 en
Judith Meyer
Ascensão e queda da língua brasílica 🎥 pt
Urška Obreza
How to use free moments for language learning? en
András Orisek
Le mystère des alphabets 🎥 fr
Christophe Silvestre
La música regional mexicana, y cómo la usé para mejorar mi español es
Miguel Ariza
16-17Life after language studies: The good the bad and the ugly 🎥 en
Edward Davidson
Lightning talks mulInledning till niueanska: språket i världens minsta självstyrande stat 🎥 sv
Jared Gimbel
17-18
18-19:30

Monday, 3rd of June

10-15