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Podcast Special: Debora Kayembe for Refugee Week 2021

12:00 -

By Bilingualism Matters: Much Language Such Talk Podcast

About the event:

Bilingualism Matters is releasing a special episode of the Much Language Such Talk Podcast on 17 June as part of the Scottish Refugee Festival.

Tune in to hear us interview Debora Kayembe about her work as a human rights lawyer, translator and activist, and her experiences arriving in the UK as a refugee. In 2016, Ms Kayembe became the first African woman to join the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and in February 2021, she became the third woman, the first black woman and the first African immigrant to be named rector of the University of Edinburgh.

Join us for this educational and inspiring interview!

To listen to the episode, please go to
About Bilingualism Matters: Much Language Such Talk Podcast:
Bilingualism Matters is a public engagement centre that provides evidence-based information about learning and using more than one language. Our podcast Much Language Such Talk was created to raise awareness of the dynamics, the challenges and benefits of multilingualism, and to reach a wider audience.


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