Marie Rickert (M.L.)

Marie Rickert is a Linguistic Anthropologist specializing in Linguistic Diversity. Her research delves into social interaction as mediated by and simultaneously producing experiences, identifications and ideologies, grounded in the intersection of language and culture. She is particularly interested in the ways in which linguistic diversity takes shape in sociocultural contexts, with a specific emphasis on regional and other minority languages, language practices in educational settings, and the role of language in shaping processes of identification.

Marie's PhD project focuses on children’s and teachers’ participation in language practices in in linguistically diverse Early Childcare and Education on both sides of the German-Dutch border. The project is conducted in the scope of LIMES, funded by the European Commission’s Marie-Curie COFUND programme.

Her second research line concerns classroom interaction in the context of Second language learning and teaching.