Call for chapters: TRANSNATIONAL EDUCATION EXPORTS AND IMPORTS

TRANSNATIONAL EDUCATION EXPORTS AND IMPORTS THE SEARCH FOR THE CHINESE EL DORADO Eds. Fred Dervin (University of Helsinki), Xiangyun Du (Aalborg University) & Zhao Ke (SHUFE) Deadline for abstracts: 20th November 2017 Volume to be published by Palgrave Macmillan in the Palgrave Studies on Chinese Education in a Global Perspective (Eds. Dervin/Du) It has become Read More …

Preparing for viva – Khwanita style

I passed my viva voce (a PhD oral exam, aka thesis/dissertation defense) with minor corrections in July and celebrated my graduation three days afterward (by wearing a proper robe and funny hat and taking pictures with my colleagues and friends). Now that the result of my degree has been published, I think it’s time to Read More …

Online seminar: Criticality, interculturality and study abroad

One-day seminar, Turku, Finland Meeting date: Tuesday 29th August 2017 Place: University of Applied Sciences, Turku, Finland, Turku University of Applied Sciences, ICT City, street address: Joukahaisenkatu 3A  Title of seminar: Criticality, interculturality and study abroad You can follow and take part in the event online at: https://connect.funet.fi/costcriticality/   Objectives:  This WP5 meeting will take place just before the Read More …

IATEFL Research SIG online discussion, Friday 14th 1pm BST

This is an online discussion around three recently published books (Volha and I both have chapters in one of them). It is being  hosted by Mark Wyatt in IATEFL’s Adobe Connect Room http://iatefl.adobeconnect.com/resigwebinars/ and the three books to be discussed are:   Kenan Dikilitaş on his recent book with Carol Griffiths on developing language teacher autonomy Read More …

A.maze.ing event 2017

Thank you very much to Min and Nahielly for organising today’s A.maze.ing event for our LANTERN community. I not only thoroughly enjoyed myself making piñatas, drawing batik patterns, and responding to different images, but was also encouraged through Min’s mountain activity, and given much food for thought in the other presentations. Khwan spoke of how important our LANTERN community has been for Read More …

1st International Conference on Intercultural Dialogue through the Arts

1st International Conference on Intercultural Dialogue through the Arts: Community Development, Education and Policy 21-24th September 2017 Fukuoka and Saga, Japan This conference is co-organized by NPO Tiempo Iberoamericano in Fukuoka, and the Multicultural Fitness Community , which is based at Saga University, in Japan. It is supported by the Faculty of Art and Regional Read More …

The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities, Japan

ACAH 18 Friday, March 30, 2018 to Sunday, April 01, 2018 Kobe, Japan The Asian Conference on Arts & Humanities (ACAH) is calling for abstract submissions. Submissions are organised into the following thematic streams: Arts Teaching and Learning the Arts Arts Policy, Management and Advocacy Arts Theory and Criticism Social, Political and Community Agendas in Read More …

ISLAMIC PSYCHOANALYSIS / PSYCHOANALYTIC ISLAM Conference

International Conference, University of Manchester, 26-27 June 2017 ISLAMIC PSYCHOANALYSIS / PSYCHOANALYTIC ISLAM This international conference brings together scholars – including in critical psychology, cultural studies and political theory – and practitioners of psychoanalytic and group-analytic approaches to psychotherapy and counselling. We will explore the relationship between the clinic and culture in the contemporary world Read More …

Ebook Publicaiton: Multislicing Semiotic Analysis (MSA)

My chapter ‘Multislicing Semiotic Analysis (MSA): Engaging with the Meanings of Creative-Visual-Arts Data‘ is published in BIIB (Building Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Bridges) ebook. This ebook is launched following the BIBAC 2016 conference, University of Cambridge. It is an edited volume which celebrates the nexus of theory, research and practice of interdisciplinarity and intercultural  contexts. Abstract The emergence Read More …

Call for abstracts: 20th International Conference in Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, 27th–29th, June 2017

Warwick Applied Linguistics is pleased to announce the 20th Warwick International Conference in Applied Linguistics which will be held from Tuesday, 27th to Thursday, 29th June 2016. This conference is a successful tradition at Warwick Applied Linguistics which, every year, brings together many research students (masters and PhD) within and outside the UK. This year, however, we have decided to welcome contributions Read More …

Two more book contributions in ‘Developing as an EFL Researcher: Stories from the Field’

Volha and I both have contributions in the book ‘Developing as an EFL Researcher: Stories from the Field’ edited by Siân Etherington and Mark Daubney. This book is based on poster presentations from the IATEFL Research SIG pre-conference event held in Manchester in 2015. Both those posters are on the walls in the B3 corridor in Read More …