LINGUIST List 29.861

Thu Feb 22 2018

Calls: Applied Ling, Lang Acquisition, Ling & Lit, Socioling/Cyprus

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 21-Feb-2018
From: Marianna Kyprianou <>
Subject: 3rd UCY-LC International Forum of Young Researchers
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Full Title: 3rd UCY-LC International Forum of Young Researchers
Short Title: UCY-LC IFYR

Date: 07-Jun-2018 - 07-Jun-2018
Location: Nicosia, Cyprus
Contact Person: Marianna Kyprianou
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 18-Mar-2018

Meeting Description:

The Language Center of the University of Cyprus is pleased to announce the 3rd UCY-LC International Forum of Young Researchers that will take place in Nicosia on June 7, 2018. The theme of the 3rd forum will be ''Multilingualism in the 21st century: Instruction, Interculturality and Integration''. The purpose of this forum is to promote, disseminate and favour the exchange of results obtained by young researchers from different disciplines that directly or indirectly engage in the study of languages and literature.

The meeting is aimed at young researchers: those who are undertaking a final research project for their undergraduate studies, pursuing their graduate studies in order to obtain their Master’s Degree, at the stage of preparing their doctoral thesis or PhD holders in their first 5 years of their academic research career. Communication can be submitted in English, Spanish, Italian, Greek and Turkish.

After the FORUM, the submissions will be edited and published in a volume with an ISBN number in accordance with the academic standards for scientific publications.

Call for Papers:

We invite contributions from any field of Linguistics and/or Literature, and we are particularly interested in studies that explore the many interferences and interrelationships between the various languages. The speakers will discuss the influences that are established between various languages, in many fields:

- Languages in contact.
- Multilingualism in Europe:
- Languages of Europe (official languages and dialects).
- Importance of multilingualism in Europe.
- Integration of the multilingualism into the European life.
- Multilingualism in Europe as an entry to immigration.
- European policies for linguistic and cultural integration.
- Learning languages in Europe.
- European policies for language teaching.
- Multilingualism in the past and the present.
- The languages of the Mediterranean.
- Contact between minor and major languages.
- Official languages and dialects.
- Language and political discourse.
- The language of immigrants and refugees.
- Teaching of second languages or foreign languages.
- Literature in foreign or second language teaching.
- The importance of the mother language in foreign language teaching and learning.

The proposal should include the following:

(1) a brief abstract (250 words max.)
(2) a short list of references related to the topic
(3) a brief CV (200 words max.).

The resume should include applicant’s full name, affiliation, the title of the PhD or Master program, or title of the doctoral thesis.

The proposals will be submitted to the Selection Committee for assessment and, where appropriate, acceptance. The Selection Committee will send a reasoned notification of their decision. Presentations will last 20 minutes and each thematic session will be followed by a debate.

You can submit your proposal until March 18, 2018. We will confirm if you have been selected before March 25, 2018. If you need to contact with us or you want to submit your proposal, you can do it through the form at .

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