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 Communicative Competence: Concepts, Components and […]

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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. The theme of the conference […]

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Health and well-being for researchers: Free online Q&A tomorrow (14th March)

I’ve just found out about this and am posting it here in case anyone is interested. It’s being run by Vitae and the topic is: Coping with stress and anxiety: health and well-being for researchers. It will  take place on the 14 March between 2-3pm (UK Time). This is an opportunity for your researchers to learn more about looking after […]

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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 and learning. She will further […]

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Job Opportunity “Chair in Language Education” Leeds

Chair in Language Education Lecturer in Language Education (two posts) The University of Leeds is seeking to appoint a Chair and two Lecturers in Language Education, to join the Language Education Academic Group in the School of Education. The deadline for applications for all posts is 27 March 2017. Interviews will be held in late April 2017. For further information […]

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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 World Class Universities Forum 1-2: […]

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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 (TESOL) / Applied Linguistics provision. […]

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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 event, Kaleidoscope 2016, and which is about […]

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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. You may also find more […]

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New journal published!

Dear colleagues, I am happy to inform you that the new Special Double Issue of our scientific journal, Research Papers in Language Teaching and Learning, focusing on CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning), has just been published.  You can find the new double issue here: http://rpltl.eap.gr/  > Current Issue.  With many thanks to the guest editors, Dr Eleni Griva and […]

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‘Key concepts and methods in ethnography, language & communication’ 11-15 September 2017, London

Is ‘qualitative data analysis’ too vague for you? Are you wondering how to do justice to your data? If you are researching social processes, institutions, culture or identity, but are unsure about how to analyse the discourse data from your fieldwork, then consider joining this five day research training course. The programme is designed to help PhD and post-doctoral researchers […]

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Manchester Talks Many Languages, 21 February

We are pleased to invite you to attend an event to celebrate International Mother Language Day on 21 February 2017. ‘Manchester Talks Many Languages’ will take place at Central Library, 5:30pm-7pm. Please find an invitation with further details here: http://mlm.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/invitation.png We would be delighted if you could join us there (RSVP to charlotte.jones@manchester.ac.uk by 8 February).

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