Call for papers – Cutting Edges Research Conference: Crossing boundaries, Canterbury, June 206

A free one-day conference for those researching in the fields of applied linguistics, TESOL, modern languages, intercultural communication and education Friday, 10th June, Canterbury Christ Church University, School of Language Studies & Applied Linguistics We invite papers which deal with crossing or critiquing established boundaries regarding English in the world – standards, circles, ownership, definition, usage So-called ‘native speakers’ and ‘non-native speakers’ […]

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Call for papers: INTERCULTURAL LANGUAGE EDUCATION AND GLOBALISATION: CURRENT PRACTICE AND TRENDS, Budapest, June 2016

The Language Department of the Faculty of Commerce, Catering and Tourism at Budapest Business School (BBS) is organizing an international specialist seminar in Budapest on 16-17th June 2016 titled INTERCULTURAL LANGUAGE EDUCATION AND GLOBALISATION: CURRENT PRACTICE AND TRENDS. As a multiplier event of the ICCAGE project (Intercultural Communicative Competence – A Competitive Advantage for Global Employability), this event will bring […]

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Sociolinguistics of Immigration – success

Jane Andrews (University of the West of England, UK) + Sari Pöyhönen (Jyväskylä University, Finland) + Richard Fay (The University of Manchester, UK) + Mirja Tarnanen (Jyväskylä University, Finland) “Researching multilingually – exploring emerging linguistic practices in migrant contexts” Keywords: multilingualism, knowledge construction, linguistic practices Sociolinguistic research practice in the era of globalisation, complexity and demographic shift is bound to […]

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Call for papers: ESRC seminar series – The Multilingual University final conference, 8-9 July 2016

ESRC Seminar series: The Multilingual University: The Impact of Linguistic Diversity on Higher Education in English-dominant and English Medium Instructional Contexts Seminar 6: The linguistic landscape in higher education in English-dominant and EMI settings: Future directions  UCL Institute of Education  8th-9th July 2016 Despite an established body of knowledge on linguistic diversity and bi/multilingual learners in compulsory and complementary schooling, there is […]

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Summer school on Intercultural Relations, Turku, Finland, August 2016

Introducing and Exploring Intercultural Relations in Everyday Life  August 9-19, 2016 in Turku, Finland http://www.tuas.fi/en/study-tuas/exchange-students/international-summer-school/ We keep hearing that we are living in an intercultural world and that we need to prepare for it. What does this really mean? How do we meet ‘other’ people? What are intercultural relations made of? This introductory course will tell you everything about the […]

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Final call for papers: Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2016), April 25-28, Dublin, Ireland

 The Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2016) is an international refereed conference dedicated to the advancement of the theory and practices in education. The IICE promotes collaborative excellence between academicians and professionals from Education. The aim of IICE is to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote […]

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Second call for papers – Crossing Boundaries: Language Learning and Teaching Inside and Outside the Classroom, BAAL Language Learning and Teaching SIG, June-July 2016

 Crossing Boundaries: Language Learning and Teaching Inside and Outside the Classroom  Annual conference of the BAAL Language Learning and Teaching SIG  30th of June -1st of July 2016  Hosted by the Department of Linguistics and English Language,  Lancaster University Traditionally, language teaching and learning has been compartmentalised in many ways in our research, teaching methodology, materials, and perceptions. Boundaries and borders are now disappearing […]

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Call for papers – Individuals in Contexts: Psychology of Language Learning 2 (or PLL2)

Please see the call for presentation proposals in this international conference, organized for the second time. The first one was held in Graz, Austria, in May 2014. This one will be held from Monday, August 22 – Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland Conference theme The conference will focus on the role of psychology in learning and teaching languages […]

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First announcement of BAAL Special Interest Group on Intercultural Communication, 7th annual seminar, London, May 2016

BAAL Special Interest Group on Intercultural Communication Date: 19 – 20 May 2016 Location: The Open University, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London Costs: £99 for BAAL members, £115 for non-members, two postgraduate scholarships will be available, no daily rate Theme: Intercultural communication and social responsibility in a multilingual, globalized world In a globalized and multilingual world which faces unprecedented […]

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Two free seminars at Institute of Education, UCL, London

How do we write in English as a Lingua Franca? Anna Mauranen Vice-Rector and Professor of English, University of Helsinki, Editor of Applied Linguistics 17:30 Monday 22nd February, 2016 Room 642, 20 Bedford Way, UCL Institute of Education, London, WC1H 0AL   As ELF research has shown, communicating in English as a Lingua Franca is highly successful despite manifesting certain non-standard features, […]

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Call for papers: Towards an inclusive, ethical and plurilingual language education, Hungary

This is a bilingual call for papers to a conference organised by Education, Diversité Linguistique et Culturelle (EDiLiC) Conference in Hungary.I’ve highlighted the English, but left the French in case you’d prefer that language. Chères et chers collègues, dear colleagues, Nous avons le plaisir de vous faire parvenir ci-joint l’appel à communication pour le 6e Congrès International EDiLiC 2016 Please […]

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Deadline for submissions approaching: Young Language Learners (YLL) Symposium 2016

This symposium will take place in the Department of Education, University of Oxford University, July 6th – 8th, 2016 Deadline for submission of abstracts:January 30th, 2016 Call for Papers The organizing committee of the YLL Symposium 2016 invites the submission of abstracts on any research-oriented topic relating to the learning of a foreign, second or additional language by learners of primary […]

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Testing the Limits of Linguistic Superdiversity, Stephen May, 1st February, UCL, London

This is a free event to which all are welcome. While the recent preoccupation with superdiversity and multilingual (urban) repertoires in critical applied linguistics is a welcome development, the concept, and its application in applied linguistics, also have some significant, as yet largely unacknowledged, limitations. This presentation will explore these limitations and what might be done about them (if anything) […]

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