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Full Title: English Language in Teaching in European Higher Education

Short Title: EIE
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Start Date: 19-Apr-2013 - 21-Apr-2013
Contact: Anna Kristina Hultgren
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Meeting URL: http://www.englishineurope.postgrad.shef.ac.uk/Conferences/Conference%20in%20Copenhagen/
Meeting Description: English Language in Teaching in European Higher Education
19-21 April 2013, Copenhagen (new dates)
Organised by the University of Copenhagen

On behalf of our Sheffield-based team, we are pleased to announce the third conference of the Leverhulme Trust-funded research network: English in Europe: Opportunity or Threat. The conference will take place Friday 19 April - Sunday 21 April 2013 (new dates) in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The theme of the conference is ‘The English Language in Teaching in European Higher Education’.

Keynote Speakers:

We are proud to announce our confirmed keynote speakers:

Robert Phillipson, Professor Emeritus, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Francis Hult, Associate Professor, Lund University
Glenn Ole Hellekjær, Associate Professor, University of Oslo
Linguistic Subfield: Sociolinguistics; Applied Linguistics
Subject Language: English
LL Issue: 23.4989

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