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Full Title: 50th Anniversary Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics

Short Title: BAAL 2017
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Start Date: 31-Aug-2017 - 02-Sep-2017
Contact: Alex Leung
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Meeting Description: 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.

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, Diversity and Applied Linguistics, will enable us to engage with the notion of diversity both of and in Applied Linguistics, in a diversifying world, in this anniversary year. What opportunities are enabled? What challenges are presented? What are the key questions for the field, as we take stock and look forward?

Keynote Speakers:

Professor Henry Widdowson, Department of English, University of Vienna
Professor Bencie Woll, Director, Deafness Cognition and Language Research Centre, University College London

S. Pit Corder Lecture:

Professor Mohamed Daoud, Professor of Applied Linguistics, Institut Supérieur des Langues de Tunis
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics
LL Issue: 28.868

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