Research Output per year
1) asylum 2.0 and the implication of the internet for the process of asylum seeking practices and the politics of suspicion
2) the institutional responses to super-diversity in urban and non-urban spaces across Europe with a specific focus on regular primary school classrooms and classrooms for the reception of young third country nationals.
3) e-citizenship apprenticeship, e-inclusion/exclusion and the process of enregisterment - through CEFR based language testing ? of newly arrived migrants in discourses of morality and national belonging.
From Jan. 2012: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Culture Studies and Deputy Director of Babylon - Centre for Studies of the Multicultural Society, Faculty of Humanities, Tilburg University.
From Jan. 2012: Deputy Director, Babylon - Centre for the Study of Superdiversity, Faculty of Humanities, Tilburg University, The Netherlands.
From January 2011 - Dec. 2012: Researcher at the Social Media and Discourse Unit, Dept. of Languages, Jyväskylä University
From Feb. 2010 - Dec. 2010: Post-Doctoral Researcher within the Fi.Di.Pro scheme (Finland Distinguished Professor Scheme) at the Dept. of Languages, Jyväskylä University
From Sept. 2008 - May 2009: post-doctoral fellow for the Centre for International Mobility (CIMO) Dept. of Languages, Jyväskylä University.
From Sept 2007 - Dec. 2012: researcher / education co-ordinator at Babylon - Centre for the Study of the Multicultural Society / Faculty of Arts, Tilburg University.
From Sept. 2004 - Sept. 2007: PhD Candidate, Dept. Taal en Cultuur, Faculteit der Letteren, Tilburg University, The Netherlands.
Lecturer for the following courses:
Language Globalisation and Superdiversity (MA)
Advancements in Ethnography (MA Res)
Research Methodology: Ethnographic Research (MA)
Discourse and Media Theory (BA)
Digital Literacies (BA)
Doing Research Skills (BA)
Master thesis circle MCD: Superdiversity and practices of Integration
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Completed PhD supervision
Jasmina Maric (ext. promovendus) on the construction of social capital among the members of two serbian migrant communities online in Sweden.
Leo Kunming (int. promovendus DCU) on being posh or kamp? The dynamics of identification economy amongst chinese Weebo users.
Peter Szabo (ext. promovendus TSH) European Multilingualism as Discursive and Social Practice: An Ethnographic Analysis of Multilingualism in the European Parliament.
External PhD Committees
Internal PhD Committees
Council for the Dutch Language and Literature (Taalunie)1 Dec 2017 → 30 Nov 2020
- Language And Minorities
- Intercultural Communication
- Discourse Studies
- Ethnic Minority Groups
- Language Testing
- Ethnographic Research
- Ict In Education
Interactional regimes of sociolinguistic behaviour: An ethnographic exploration of the scales at play across the spaces of an asylum-seeking centreSpotti, M., 2019, p. 1-24, 18 p. (Max Planck Working Papers; vol. 19, no. 6).
Research output: Working paper › Discussion paper › Scientific › peer-review
New speakers of new and old languages: an investigation into the gap between language practices and language policySpotti, M., Kroon, S. & Li, J., Nov 2019, In : Language Policy. 18, 4, p. 535-551 17 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Scientific › peer-review
Sociolinguistic regimes across an asylum-seeking centre: L2 learners doing togetherness via a socio-technological platformSpotti, M., 2019, Language variation. : A factor of increasing complexity and a challenge for language policy within Europe. . Schoonheim, T. & van Horde, J. (eds.). Budapest: Hungarian Academy of Sciences, p. 53-67 14 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Conference contribution › Scientific › peer-review
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter › Scientific › peer-review
Activities per year
Projects per year
Superdiversity, language and society: issues on the move. An interview with Prof. Jan Blommaert and Dr. Massimiliano Spotti
1 Media contribution
Press/Media: Expert Comment
Max Spotti (Recipient), 2013