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Scientific mediation

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National Day on learning disabilities

On 8 October, Agnès Witko, Véronique Boulenger, Agathe Marcatsel, Jennifer Krzonowski and three speech therapy trainees held a stand for the 16th National Day on learning disabilities at the Hôtel de Région - Lyon Confluence.

Science Festival

The Dynamique Du Langage laboratory was represented at the Fête de la Science 2022 on 8 October in Lyon and on 15 and 16 October in Tours.

Round table

As part of the "Preventing inequalities from early childhood" (Agir et innover en Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes) Sophie KERN took part on 23 September in a round table on language: "Developing language from the earliest age to reduce inequalities".


On 10 September, Sophie KERN led a workshop on foreign language awareness as part of the Oh Monde ! association's Immersion Day.


On 27 August, Michel BERT gave a lecture on the new possibilities for teaching Francoprovençal at the 2nd festive and cultural meeting of Francoprovençal organised by the Friends of Francoprovençal in the Pays Lyonnais (AFPL) and supported by the Western Federation of Francoprovençal.

On-board conferences

On 27 August, Florence CHENU had the opportunity to discuss language development and linguistic diversity during boat rides with the public at the fourth edition of the on-board conferences at the Parc de la Tête d'Or.

First Biennial of Languages

The first Language Biennial took place from 19 to 22 May 2022 in the courtyard of the Centre Berthelot. About 800 students came on May 19th and 20th, and about 600 visitors on May 21st and 22nd.
On this occasion, the DDL was represented with 5 stands:
  • Stand on language acquisition
  • Stand on colours
  • Experimentation stand for Mathilde Josserand's thesis
  • Stand on Mandarin Chinese tones by Tzuyi Tseng
  • Stand [kosmopoliːt]
And 8 DDL members had the opportunity to lead a conference, a debate or a round table: The laboratoire Dynamique Du Langage thanks Rémi Anselme, Alexandre Beduc, Michel Bert, Nelly Bonhomme, Florence Chenu, Esteban Defurne, Colette Grinevald, Mathilde Josserand, Sophie Kern, Anetta Kopecka, Egidio Marsico, Lucie Métral and Tzu-yi Tseng for their involvement in the event.

See you in 2024!

Ciné-Sciences : le 13 mai 2022

30 minutes - 3 film clips - 1 scientist

Sylvie VOISIN was able to discuss her research work based on extracts from the Star Wars Saga (George Lucas, 1977-2019).

Conference on 28 March 2022

Anna GHIMENTON and Michel BERT were invited by the French Institute of Chile to give a presentation on language (auto)/biography entitled: "Language (auto)/biography in a plurilingual context: these forgotten languages, these claimed languages".
This was the opening lecture in a series of lectures on multilingualism aimed at a very wide audience (teachers, politicians, etc.).

Link to the conference: Youtube

Interactive conference on 22 March 2022

Françoise ROSE was invited by the Université Populaire du Val de Drôme (Crest) to give a presentation on linguistic diversity entitled "Discover the 6000 languages of the world".

Conference on 22 March 2022

Colette GRINEVALD et Michel BERT were invited by the Université tous âge (Lyon2) to give a presentation entitled "Disparition des langues: luttes contre l'oubli".
This lecture was given as part of a series of lectures on the theme of oblivion aimed at a senior audience.

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