Call for Papers: 19th International Conference on Linguistics, Language Teaching and Learning

The ICLLTL 2017 : 19th International Conference on Linguistics, Language Teaching and Learning will be held in Madrid, Spain, March 26 – 27, 2017. The deadline of submission is October 15, 2016. The conference is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Linguistics, Language Teaching and Learning. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers […]

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Reading group: CHAT, Identity politics, and Activism

CHAT, identity politics and activism reading group will take place on Tuesday 18 October at 4.15pm – 5.30pm in room C2.17, Ellen Wilkinson building. We are beginning by focusing on the concept of perezhivanie, which is described by Vygotsky (1934/1994) as ‘emotional experience‘ which is ‘an indivisible unity of personal characteristics and situational characteristics’; or as Blunden (2016) describes, ‘a unit of development of the […]

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Call for Proposal: LANGUAGES, CULTURES, IDENTITY IN SCHOOLS AND SOCIETY

The CALL FOR PROPOSALS for the 3rd INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM ON LANGUAGES, CULTURES, IDENTITY IN SCHOOLS AND SOCIETY, which will be held in SORIA, SPAIN, JULY 5-7, 2017, is now open. The DEADLINE for submissions (IN ENGLISH AND IN SPANISH) is JANUARY 31, 2017. ……………………………………… The Colloquium, organized by the School of Education at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California, revolves […]

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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. In the 1st semester, they […]

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Reflections on BAAL/Routledge Workshop

Please note that the first two paragraphs of this post were written by me, and the last two paragraphs were written by Nahielly. I and Nahielly had the opportunity to give a presentation at BAAL/Routledge Workshop ‘Expectations of and on international students in UK HE’ on 16th September at Manchester Metropolitan University. This workshop brought together researchers, professionals of English […]

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Doing Narrative Analysis a 3 day Summer Course

  Hi everyone, this is a short reflection on a 3 day summer course I attended. On August 23rd I travelled to Holland with the purpose of attending a 3 day workshop on  Narrative Analysis. This course was provided by the University of Twente in Enschede. As I am currently in my second year (meaning that I will be collecting my […]

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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 and professional histories, we will […]

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ALA 2016 Conference

I recently participated in the ALA 2016 Conference hosted by the Association for Language Awareness (ALA) at UW Wien (Vienna University of Economics and Business) from July 19th to 22nd, 2016.   I presented a joint paper with Richard (who was there in spirit). Our paper entitled ‘Raising interculturally-oriented ELF awareness of EFL teachers in Thai universities’ was about a […]

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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 and introduction by the workshop […]

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Going to the IALIC conference

Hi there! I have read that some of us are going to Barcelona for the IALIC conference 2016. Congratulations to those who are presenting their ongoing projects and those who are also attending this beautiful event. I am excited and happy to participate in this conference. I have a lot of questions already for those who have attended the IALIC in previous years (e.g. what hotel do […]

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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 more information. The association recently […]

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Latest volume of English Language Teacher Education & Development (ELTED) Journal now published

This is an open access journal available here and contains the following articles: Articles Reflexive themes in context: a case study in Japan – Hugh Scott Smith & Alexey Kukharuk Task-based learning in language teacher education – Bill Littlewood Why practice makes perfect sense: the past, the present and potential future of the PPP paradigm in language teacher education – Jason Anderson Special educational needs […]

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