The aim of our thesis reports is to provide a forum for research students to share their work in the area of home language research and/or practice. To be included, the thesis must be finished, examined and accepted.  We will accept information from anyone about relevant theses that are already openly available in full text, or where the full text is sent to us by the author for inclusion in the Journal pages. The thesis can be written in any language, but it is helpful if there is an abstract or summary in English. Please feel free to send inquiries or theses to We need the following information in a thesis report: Title in full, author, university and department of study, degree achieved, year of publication and a link to the full text or a university archive post.


Amstadter, Logan M., ”“If you wanted me to speak your language then you should have stayed in your country”: A critical ethnography of linguistic identity and resiliency in the life of an Afghan refugee. EWU Masters Thesis Collection. 484.


Kortekangas, Otso. Tools of teaching and means of managing: Educational and sociopolitical functions of languages of instruction in elementary schools with Sámi pupils in Sweden, Finland and Norway 1900–1940 in a cross-national perspective. Doctoral thesis, Stockholm University.

Reath Warren, Anne.  Developing multilingual literacies in Sweden and Australia: Opportunities and challenges in mother tongue instruction and multilingual study guidance in Sweden and community language education in Australia. Doctoral thesis,  Stockholm University.

Walldoff, Amanda. Arabic in Home Language Instruction: Language Acquisition in a Fuzzy Linguistic Situation. Doctoral thesis, Stockholm University.