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Dr Patrick Carlin


Patrick Carlin Position: Research Associate Email:
Telephone: +44(0)29 208 74843
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Extension: 77266
Location: John Percival Building

Research Interests

Dr Patrick Carlin’s main research interests lie within language policy and planning. His research up to the present has dealt with the effects of state-wide and regional multi-level governance upon efforts by subregional governments in the Basque Country, Catalonia and Wales to devise and implement language policies. Other related interests include linguistic mobilisation and political parties, critical interpretations of language planning, the sociology of language and the politics of culture.

Teaching Profile

BA in Welsh: Year Two and Final Year
  • CY3595 Cymdeithaseg yr Wyddeleg (A Sociology of the Irish Language)
  • CY3598 Sosioieithyddiaeth (Sociolinguistics)




Research Project

Patrick is currently research associate on the ESRC funded 'The Office of Language Commissioner in Wales, Ireland and Canada' project.