LINGUIST List 30.1008

Mon Mar 04 2019

Calls: Applied Linguistics/Germany

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 01-Mar-2019
From: Sophie Decher <>
Subject: 8th Annual Bonn Applied English Linguistics Conference
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Full Title: 8th Annual Bonn Applied English Linguistics Conference
Short Title: BAELc8

Date: 28-Jun-2019 - 29-Jun-2019
Location: Bonn, Germany
Contact Person: Prof. Dr. Klaus P. Schneider
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 22-Mar-2019

Meeting Description:

The Eighth Annual Bonn Applied English Linguistics Conference will take place on June 28-29, 2019 with a special focus on language assessment.

The conference will take place at the Department of English, American, and Celtic Studies (IAAK), University of Bonn, Regina-Pacis-Weg 5, 53113 Bonn.

We are pleased to announce that Professor Carsten Roever (University of Melbourne) will be our keynote speaker this year, with a talk titled, ''Measuring pragmatic ability: the missing piece in language assessment''.

The second call for papers is currently open. Submissions will be accepted until Friday, March 22, 2019.

Call for Papers:

The special focus of this year’s conference will be on language assessment. Papers from all areas of applied linguistics are welcome, with a preference for papers with an empirical approach. The conference is open to all interested applicants, but aimed specifically at postgraduates, PhD students and post-docs.

Please send your proposals to by 22 March 2019. Abstracts should be approximately 300 words long and show a clear research objective. Please also include a short bio-note of maximally 100 words in your email.

Speakers will be given 20 minutes for their presentation, followed by a 10-minute Q&A session. The conference is conducted entirely in English.

We will inform you whether you have been accepted for the BAELc8 via e-mail by 1 April 2019.

Additional information concerning the conference can be found on our website:

If you have any questions, please email

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