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LINGUIST List 23.1046

Thu Mar 01 2012

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Translation/Russia

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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Date: 01-Mar-2012
From: Anastasia Atabekova <aaatabekovagmail.com>
Subject: LSP and Specialized Translation Skills Training
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Full Title: LSP and Specialized Translation Skills Training
Short Title: LSP & STST

Date: 10-Apr-2012 - 12-Apr-2012
Location: Moscow, Russia
Contact Person: Anastasia Atabekova
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://web-local.rudn.ru/web-local/kaf/rj/index.php?id=40&p=1812

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Translation

Call Deadline: 20-Mar-2012

Meeting Description:

The Annual International Conference on Language for Specific Purposes Teaching and Specialised Translation Skills Training in Higher Education Institutions will bring together teachers, researchers and professionals from all over the world to exchange, discuss and develop their ideas on the general topic of foreign language teaching and learning in a multicultural world. The conference program will offer many opportunities for contact between various professionals, specialists and practitioners. The event will consist of a three-day program with a large number of papers, workshops and panel discussions.

Ways to Participate:

Online session
On-site participation
Publication of abstract/ article in the conference proceedings book (with ISBN, free of charge)


University campus, 2 star hotel style double and single rooms, or 3 star hotel rooms, 15 minute walk from the University

Social Events:

Official dinner
Bus tour (upon request)

The conference is sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages of the Faculty of Law of the University.

Call for Papers:

Papers are welcome on the main topic areas:

- Language Education in Multicultural Domain: Current trends
- Language for Specific Purposes Teaching: New paradigms, challenges and solutions
- LSP Status within the Multilingualism of European Higher Education
- Specialized Translation Sills Training: Theory and Practice
- LSP Teacher Training and Teacher Development
- Translation Teachers' Training: Competences, Curriculum, Approaches
- Cultural studies and LSP teaching
- Corpora and LSP teaching
- Discourse studies and LSP teaching
- ICT in LSP and Specialised Translation Teaching
- Testing, evaluation and assessment in LSP and Specialised Translation Teaching

Workshops and round tables are supposed to be organized on the following topics:

- Teaching Legal English: challenges and peculiarities, solutions and innovations
- Teaching German as a Foreign Language at Universities
- Teaching French as a Foreign Language at Universities
- Any other topic which could be of interest in the field of LSP language teaching and learning


The deadline for proposals is March 20, 2012. The papers should not exceed 8000 units (4 pages A4 format, Times New Roman, 14). The working languages of the conference are Russian and English but papers in French, Spanish, or German are welcome.

Electronic submissions should be sent in MS Word or .rtf format to:


All the papers are supposed to pass through the blind peer review procedure.

The conference site:


The Organizing Committee is ready to arrange an official invitation for you to the conference.

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