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Full Title: Applied Linguistics Today 4

Short Title: ALT 4
Location: Belgrade, Serbia
Start Date: 12-Oct-2012 - 14-Oct-2012
Contact: Vesna Polovina
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.alt4.fil.bg.ac.rs
Meeting Description: 4th International Congress Applied Linguistics Today (ALT 4)
12-14 October 2012
Faculty of Philology, Belgrade

Conference theme: Challenges of Modern Times

Applied Linguistics Association of Serbia (ALAS), Faculty of Philology of the University of Belgrade and Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Novi Sad have the pleasure of announcing the 4th International Congress Applied Linguistics Today (ALT 4). The conference aims to bring together scholars working in different subfields: language teaching and assessment, language acquisition and processing, clinical linguistics, neurolinguistics, sociolinguistics, anthropological linguistics, forensic linguistics, and any other area falling within the general field of applied linguistics.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Patricia Ashby, University of Westminster
Silvia Bernardini, University of Bologna

More keynote speakers will be added in the coming weeks.

Registration Fee:

Conference registration fee is 70 euros for ALAS members, 35 euros for PhD students, and 100 euros for other participants. The fee covers participation in the conference, conference materials, coffee breaks and refreshments, an evening buffet and publication costs.
Linguistic Subfield: Forensic Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Neurolinguistics; Sociolinguistics; Applied Linguistics
LL Issue: 23.2805

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