LINGUIST List 23.4664

Wed Nov 07 2012

Calls: English, Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics/Denmark

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 07-Nov-2012
From: Chryso Hadjidemetriou <>
Subject: English Language in Teaching in European Higher Education
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Full Title: English Language in Teaching in European Higher Education Short Title: EIE
Date: 29-Apr-2013 - 01-May-2013 Location: Copenhagen, Denmark Contact Person: Anna Kristina Hultgren
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 01-Jan-2013

Meeting Description:

The English Language in Teaching in European Higher Education29 April - 1 May 2013, CopenhagenOrganised 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 Monday 29 April - Wednesday 1 May 2013 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, DenmarkSuresh Canagarajah, Professor, Pennsylvania State UniversityGlenn Ole Hellekjær, Associate Professor, University of Oslo

Call for Papers:

We invite papers on all topics relating to this theme. This may include but is not limited to:

Ideologies of English in higher educationLanguage policy in higher educationEnglish medium instruction in higher educationConsequences of English medium instruction for local languagesParallellingualism and multilingualism in higher educationEnglish as an academic lingua francaContent and language integrated learning (CLIL)English for academic purposes (EAP)English language testing in higher education

Submission Guidelines:

Please send an anonymous abstract of no more than 300 words as an attachment to with 'Abstract for Spring 2013 Conference' in the subject field. In a second attachment include your abstract, paper title, name and contact details of the author(s). All papers will be submitted to blind peer review and assessed according to relevance and quality.

Important Dates:

Conference announcement and call for papers: 12 September 2012Deadline for abstract submission: 1 January 2013Notification of abstract outcome / Registration opens: 1 February 2013Conference: 29 April - 1 May 2013

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