PhD opportunity at Leeds

Please find below information about a forthcoming PhD scholarship at University of Leeds, on the evaluation of participatory arts in post-conflict settings. There would be scope for an applied linguistic / intercultural / education focus and I’d be very interested in talking to anyone who wants to develop an idea along these lines. I’d be grateful if you could circulate around […]

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New book by Paul Breen

Developing Educators for The Digital Age A Framework for Capturing Knowledge in Action Paul Breen See book   Evaluating skills and knowledge capture lies at the cutting edge of contemporary higher education where there is a drive towards increasing evaluation of classroom performance and use of digital technologies in pedagogy. Developing Educators for the Digital Age is a book that provides a […]

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Seminar by Dr Jackie Lou on walking as an ethnographic method.

Researching urban multilingualism on the move: Walking as research method Dr Jackie Lou, Birkbeck, University of London  [website here] Starts Friday 18th May, 2018 06:00 – 07:30PM Room tbc, Birkbeck University of London, WC1E To book a ticket please click her Event Description This paper explores walking as an ethnographic method in research on urban multilingualism. Along with recent growth […]

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Anxious learners, caring teachers and the emotional labour of teaching

Dr Christina Gkonou – University of Essex  Time: Tuesday May 2nd; Start at 3pm – it may last up to 90 minutes. Location: Ellen Wilkinson Building, Room B4.3 Anxious learners, caring teachers and the emotional labour of teaching This talk will centre on the concepts of language learner anxiety, caring, and emotional labour. To show the links among these constructs, […]

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Book by Paul Breen

“DEVELOPING EDUCATORS FOR THE DIGITAL AGE A FRAMEWORK FOR CAPTURING KNOWLEDGE IN ACTION” Paul Breen Synopsis Evaluating skills and knowledge capture lies at the cutting edge of contemporary higher education where there is a drive towards increasing evaluation of classroom performance and use of digital technologies in pedagogy. Developing Educators for the Digital Age is a book that provides a narrative […]

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Interested in exploring emotions and agency? do not miss this conference

  Manchester Roundtable on the role of emotions and agency in teaching and beyond 23 – 25 May 2018   Sociocultural approaches to human development and mind have become a prominent theoretical perspective in teaching, and have also served as a framework for empirical studies on how teachers act, make decisions, and design learning spaces that lead to effective practice. However, it […]

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2018 CARN conference

Colleagues, I am delighted to announce details of the 2018 CARN conference, to be held in Manchester UK, 25th – 27th October 2018.  More details can be found on the conference website: https://carnconference.wordpress.com/The call for papers is now open. We invite you to submit proposals, by 14th May, via this link: https://carnconference.wordpress.com/call-for-contributions/The theme for this year’s conference isVoicing and Valuing: Daring and DoingSubthemes:Action […]

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Vol. 9 of Research Papers in Language Teaching and Learning is now published

“Dear colleagues,I am happy to announce that vol. 9 of Research Papers in LanguageTeaching and Learning is now published. You can find it here:http://rpltl.eap.gr/  >  Current Issue, or, directly, here:http://rpltl.eap.gr/current-issue/volume-9-february-2018/volume-9-february-2018.This issue explores a wide variety of concerns. There are five paperson issues involving different aspects of applying online technology inEnglish language teaching, two papers on differentiated instruction,two papers on different aspects […]

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Call for Papers: IALIC 2018 Conference, Finland

The ‘Good’ Interculturalist Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow: Everyday Life-Theory-Research-Policy-Practice 0  http://ialic.international/conference-2018/ 0 29-31 August, 2018   University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland     See the details of Call for papers: http://blogs.helsinki.fi/ialic2018/call-for-papers-2/ Deadline: 15th March 2018 Decisions about the submitted proposals: 1st April 2018 Registration: http://blogs.helsinki.fi/ialic2018/registration/   Key questions: What concepts and methodologies are/have been used in discussing the ‘good’ interculturalist? Who is/has been influential in developing […]

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IALIC conference Helsinki and new website

The 18th IALIC conference will be held at the University of Helsinki and hosted by Prof. Fred Dervin from 29-31 August 2018. As usual there will be a special issue of Language and Intercultural Communication for publication of papers. The call for papers will be available soon on the IALIC website http://ialic.international/ We have recently launched our new website so do take […]

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Summer school on Interculturality (Helsinki, August 2018)

Interculturality in a New Global World: China’s One Belt, One Road as an Example University of Helsinki, Finland http://www.helsinkisummerschool.fi/courses/course/interculturality-new-global-world-chinas-one-belt-one-road-example/ Dates: 7.8.-23.8.2018 Target students Bachelor’s and Master’s levels. Students who have an interest in intercultural studies, intercultural / multicultural education and social justice, but also sociology and anthropology. No background in intercultural studies or Chinese language needed. Synopsis The world is […]

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