LINGUIST List 27.613
Tue Feb 02 2016
Summer Schools: Language for Communication: Research Perspective/Latvia
Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <ashleylinguistlist.org>
Yana Kuzmina <postgraduate.school
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Host Institution: University of Latvia
Coordinating Institution: University of Latvia
Dates: 24-May-2016 - 26-May-2016
Location: Riga, Latvia
Focus: The Centre for Applied Linguistics, the University of Latvia is pleased to announce the first postgraduate spring school ‘Language for Communication: Research Perspective’, which is organized within the 3rd Symposium on Language for International Communication. The Spring School is a three-day event organised by the University of Latvia, Riga in cooperation with the Belarusian State University and the Field Committee of Linguistics of Discourse, International Committee of Slavists.
Minimum Education Level: BA
Target audience: Doctoral, Master’s students and researchers in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Language of instruction: English
Scope of the school: The goal of the spring school is to offer training in conducting research projects in humanities linguistics. The school offers a comprehensive theoretical overview of major research methods as well as their practical application depending on the nature of the research questions and fostering interdisciplinarity.
Mode: lectures, seminars, a poster session, and consultations
The tentative sessions comprise:
- Qualitative and quantitative research methods and data collection tools (e.g. case studies, ethnography, interview‘Language for Communication: Research Perspectives, focus groups, classroom research, mapping)
- Discourse analysis (e.g. descriptive, multi-modal, causal-genetic model)
- Pragmatics (e.g. data collection in pragmatic research, pragmatic transfer in interaction)
- Genre analysis
- Building researcher’s scientific capacity: enhancement of writing skills
The school will also feature a poster presentation session during which the participants should present their ongoing research.
After meeting all the requirements (attendance, completion of seminar tasks and a poster presentation) 6 ECTS will be granted.
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Languages: English
Tuition: 75 EUR
Registration: 02-Feb-2016 to 07-Feb-2016
Contact Person: Yana Kuzmina
Apply by Email: postgraduate.school
Please submit electronically a brief CV (1 page) and a short summary (1 page) of your current research to postgraduate.school
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