In Another Tongue

  • Moran, N. (Invited speaker)
  • Laura Harris (Organiser)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Festival/Exhibition


In Another Tongue was a creative response to Angelica Mesiti’s exhibition In the Round. The event takes its lead from the exhibition’s celebration of different forms of communication: thinking across divides, borders, cultures, languages and even species. In the spirit of Mesiti’s exhibition, music will provide a means of extending voices, thoughts and information.

Short talks and provocations by academics from across the University of Edinburgh were interspersed with musical reflections by Musicians in Exile - a group of asylum-seeking and refugee musicians living in Glasgow. From evolutionary science, political ecologies, migration studies, translation, anthropology and music, In Another Tongue was an expansive, thought-provoking evening, exploring the limits of what it means to communicate.

In Another Tongue was a collaboration between Talbot Rice Gallery and Dr. Laura Harris (Sociology), supported by an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship 2021-22.
Period3 Mar 2022
Event typeOther
LocationEdinburgh, United KingdomShow on map