Who are we?
MIRCo (Multilingualism, Social Identities, Intercultural Relations and Communication) is a consolidated international and interdisciplinary research center, based at the Autonomous University of Madrid (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid).
Since 2000, MIRCo has been devoted to the study of multilingualism in its linguistic, discursive, social, political, economic and educational aspects, from a critical, interactional and ethnographic perspective.
We count on national and international researchers, sociolinguists, discourse analysts, anthropologists, social psychologists, and different working languages (Spanish, Catalan, French, English…) and from different backgrounds, most of us are women, and we work from different universities: Autonomous University of Madrid, Complutense University of Madrid, Castilla la Mancha University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Toronto University.
Click on each picture to see more information about each person (only available in Spanish).
Director of the research center
Scientific Advisory Committee
Mirco belongs to EDiSo, the Association for Studies on Discourse and Society where we actively participate in its Observatorio del discurso/Discourse observatory.
MIRCO has been the architect of the Urbanvoices website, an online collaborative workspace that enables the classification, placing and sharing of photographic material for subsequent analyses from a critical sociolinguistic and discursive perspective.
Research groups and networks working and collaborating with MIRCo group
- GREIP (Grupo de Investigación en Enseñanza y Interacción Plurilingües) tiene un núcleo de investigadores expertos en el área de las interacciones plurilingües en contextos educativos.
- The CIEN research group.
- Institute of Multilingualism, University of Fribourg and the University of Teacher Education, Fribourg.
- Centro de estudios del discurso (CED).
- Language on the move.
- Society of Linguistic Anthropology.