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 …

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in TESOL

  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in TESOL Manchester Metropolitan University – Languages, Information and Communications Location: Manchester Salary: £33,943 to £46,924 Grade 8/9 Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Placed on: 21st March 2017 Closes: 15th April 2017 Job Ref: T2-80309327-02 Average weekly working hours: 37.00 Department Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the UK’s largest and most popular Read More …

CALL FOR PROPOSALS. Intercultural Competence and Mobility: Virtual and Physical

CALL FOR PROPOSALS Intercultural Competence and Mobility: Virtual and Physical   Sixth International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence January 25-28, 2018 Tucson, Arizona   Keynote Presentation Robert O’Dowd (University of León) Moving from Intercultural Contact to Intercultural Learning in Virtual Exchange   Plenary Presentations Alvino Fantini (SIT Graduate Institute) Exploring Intercultural Read More …

BAAL 2017 – Final Call for Papers

The 50th Anniversary Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics will be hosted by the Centre for Language Education Research, University of Leeds, on 31 August – 2 September 2017. CALL FOR PAPERS Conference theme: Diversity in Applied Linguistics: Opportunities, Challenges, Questions 2017 is the 50th anniversary of the first annual meeting of BAAL. Read More …