Explore the world of language with our interactive exhibition and workshops

Language is all around us. We use it every day to express our thoughts, feelings and opinions, to communicate with other people, to convince them of our views, make them feel better or worse, manipulate them or even insult them. Language is a powerful tool which helps us perform our actions. There are more than Read More …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

LANTERN Talk: Inquiring into ‘the intercultural’ of pedagogies in Higher Education

We are delighted to announce our next LANTERN lunchtime talk, which will be give by Ana Mocanu from the University of Cambridge, 12:00 – 13:00, 31st March, 2017, C3.30, Ellen Wilkinson. In the talk, she will problematize the concept of intercultural pedagogies in relation to discourses of globalization, Higher Education (HE) internationalisation, and also UK policies on internationalising HE teaching Read More …

World Education Day-2017

World Education Day-2017 Theme: Inheritance, Innovation, Development and Philanthropy Time: September 27-29, 2017 Place: Dalian, China Tentative Program Main Conference Part 1: Welcome Banquet and Opening Ceremony  Part 2: Plenary Lectures on Education for Sustainable Development Block 1: Educational Leadership Forums Forum 1-1: New Leadership in Education -Top 100 President talking about How to Build Read More …

Job Opportunity: Lecturer in TESOL/Applied Linguistics at the University of Bristol

Lecturer in Education (TESOL/Applied Lingustics) Job number ACAD102484 Division/School Graduate School of Education Working pattern Full time Closing date for applications 28-Mar-2017 Location: Bristol UK   The Graduate School of Education is seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to make a significant contribution to the School’s long established Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Read More …

Congratulations to Eljee’s new chapter!

Congratulations to Eljee who has newly published a chapter on ‘Almost native-speakers: the experiences of visible ethnic-minority, native-English speaking teachers‘!! Javier, E. (2016). Almost native-speakers: the experiences of visible ethnic-minority, native-English speaking teachers. In LETs and NESTs: Voices, Views and Vignettes by Copland, F., Garton, S., and Mann, S. (eds.). London: British Council, pp. 253 – 267. Read More …

Job Opportunity: Lectureship in Sociolinguistics at Birkbeck College

The Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication (ALC), Birkbeck College, University of London invites applications for a lectureship with a track record and relatively extensive experience in the research area of Sociolinguistics.   We would welcome applicants with expertise in the study of sociolinguistics in multilingual and intercultural contexts, particularly, in one or more of the following Read More …