A superdiverse group

Superdiversity changes the world and people in it

Monika Nemcová
7 minutes to read

What is superdiversity? This article looks at the concept of social identity in context of the contemporary superdiverse world and explains why it needs to be reconceptualized.


From mobility to complexity in sociolinguistic theory and method

Academic paper
Jan Blommaert
29 minutes to read

A theoretical and methodological paradigm sift is underway in sociolinguistics, in which insights in the mobility of sociolinguistic phenomena leads to a complexity perspective with far-reaching effects.

Agha, Silverstein, Rampton happy hour

Chronotopic identities

Academic paper
Jan Blommaert
15 minutes to read

Most of our identity work is "chronotopic" in nature: it is organized, regimented and ordered by specific timespace conditions. An awareness of this fact has implications for identity and culture theory.