Growing up with Polish in Norway: what do we know and what is yet to be discovered – online conference

We are pleased to invite you for the online conference “Growing up with Polish in Norway: what do we know and what is yet to be discovered” which will take place on 4th of February 2021 from 10.15 to 16.30 (CET). 

The event will be the public inauguration of the PolskaNorski project (funded by Norway Funds (via National Science Center in Poland, GRIEG programme), which goal is to investigate the development of language skills and world knowledge in Polish-Norwegian multilingual children and their monolingual peers in Poland and Norway. 

The project will investigate the relationship between children’s language skills, world knowledge and the linguistic, cultural and educational environment in which they grow up. We will follow multilingual Polish-Norwegian children and majority speaking Norwegian and Polish children aged 2-6 years through four subprojects. You may find more information about the project here:

The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers already involved in research related to PolkaNorski project, like Polish-Norwegian families/children or migrant children in Norway; Polish-Norwegian bilingualism and it’s linguistic, cultural, and social aspects. We hope to provide a virtual space for discussing theoretical issues on the topic and also to look for a way of transferring the research into the field to the immigrant community and professionals working in and with the community.

The conference is free of charge and open to everybody, but we kindly ask all participants to fill in the registration form below. The link to the conference venue will be sent only to registered participants.


More information and the conference programme can be found HERE 



Ewa Komorowska (project manager):


Data publikacji: 14 stycznia 2021