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 …

Creative Writing for Academics Workshop with Kip Jones

Last year, Volha and I went on a course at Bournemouth University called ‘Creative writing for academics’. I wrote about our time there on this Blog, which also included the poem that Volha wrote as part of the course. The workshop also inspired ‘Chronicle of a teacher researcher’ which I read at our LANTERN summer Read More …

Call for Abstracts: 12th Annual International Conference of the Chinese Association for Intercultural Communication (CAFIC)

12th Annual International Conference of the Chinese Association for Intercultural Communication (CAFIC) Theme: Research, Pedagogies and Practices In Intercultural Communication June 22-23, 2017 University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China   The conference invites you to submit abstracts of 300 words maximum, reporting empirical research into areas of Intercultural Communication, particularly welcoming those with a focus around Read More …

Translation and Intercultural Studies Seminars

Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies (CTIS) at University of Manchester has announced a very interesting series of seminars (2016-2017). Some of them might be related to your research interests such as translation, transcultural communication, and multilingualism. You can check the details of topics in the list below. All lectures are on Thursdays, from 2-3.20 pm. Read More …

Advance notice – ReSIG pre-conference event, Glasgow 2016. Researching ELT History: A Hands-on Workshop

This will take place on 3rd April, 2017 at IATEFL Glasgow. Here is what the organisers say about the event: This one-day event aims to show how uncovering ELT history can provide useful new perspectives, both for our own professional practice and for the field more generally. From an initial focus on participants’ language learning Read More …

Latest news on the ‘Expectations of and on international students in UK HE: investigating mismatching language ontologies and destabilising encounters’ workshop

This is being held at Manchester Metropolitan University, Business School Building, Room BS 3.28 on Friday 16th September. Duygu and Nahielly are representing our community, so if you are around and would like to go and support them book a ticket quickly as there are only a few left.   0900 Registration and tea/coffee 0920 Welcome Read More …

Free one-day workshop before IALIC on Telecollaboration / Virtual Exchange in education

This is not a pre-conference workshop directly sponsored by IALIC , because at least one strand in the conference (on technology) and the theme of the workshop are quite similar, but the UNICollaboration Association has decided to offer the sessions for free the day before the conference as part of their launch campaign. See attached Flyer for Read More …

Call for papers – Expectations of and on international students in UK HE: investigating mismatching language ontologies and destabilising encounters

This is an event being organised in part by Lou Harvey as part of the BAAL/Routledge Applied Linguistics Workshop Programme 2016, on Friday 16th September 2016 at Manchester Metropolitan University, Business School Building, Room BS 3.28 Keynote Speakers and Discussants Prof. Adrian Holliday, Canterbury Christ University Dr. Rachel Wicaksono, York St. John University Mr. Vincenzo Raimo, University Read More …

Public lecture, Birkbeck, London. Improving second language acquisition: Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) in Madrid, 1st July 2016

A free talk given by Dr.Carmen Pena Díaz,Universidad de Alcalá (Website:http://www3.uah.es/traduccion/profesorado/Pena_Diaz.html) on Friday 1st July, 2016 06:00 – 07:30PM. Event Description The Spanish joke “What is a Spanish person? Someone whose life is spent learning English”, perfectly defines the Spanish general perception of their second language acquisition, which is usually English. According to a survey conducted by the Read More …

Deadline approaching: Integrity as a way forward, Athens, September 2016

This is an inaugural Mediterranean conference on integrity being held in Greece, September 8-10. Topics include: Integrity as a societal value The development of ethical decision-making capacities Courage and integrity in the face of corruption and injustice Veracity in education and assessment Educative responses to breaches of integrity Inspiring, developing and supporting integrity “Champions” Research Read More …

Call for papers: Language in Focus Conference, Multiple Perceptual Frames on ELT and SLA, March 2017, Cyprus

if you fancy a conference in Cyprus, then check out the following. Here is what the organisers say: Annual LIF conferences have already become an academic platform for exchanging exciting ideas, projects and scientific research results between aspiring academics, teachers, and well-known researchers. In harmony with this spirit of academic enthusiasm, LIF2017 Conference aims at Read More …

Call for Papers: Online Conference on Research into Using Technology for Language Learning

This is an exciting new event organised by Laureate-Cambridge OLLReN and IATEFL’s LTSIG which will bring together researchers from around the world to share their work into investigating the impact of technology on language learning. Thursday 6th to Friday 7th October 2016 To submit a proposal click here Deadline: 4th July, 10:00 (BST)   Laureate-Cambridge OLLReN (Online Language Learning Read More …