LINGUIST List 30.4062

Fri Oct 25 2019

Calls: Applied Linguistics/Japan

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 23-Oct-2019
From: Daniel Quintero <>
Subject: Linguapax Asia 2020: World Languages in Multilingual Society. Common Values and Challenges for Teaching and Learning
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Full Title: Linguapax Asia 2020: World Languages in Multilingual Society. Common Values and Challenges for Teaching and Learning

Date: 13-Jun-2020 - 13-Jun-2020
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contact Person: Daniel Quintero
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 17-Jan-2020

Meeting Description:

International Symposium

Description: Tokyo hosts the 2020 Olympics - an event with a message of world peace and friendship through sport. Multilingual people from around the world, sharing various languages, will come to Japan. What common values do we share? What challenges do we face as teachers and learners of Spanish or Korean in Japan, Chinese in Australia, Korean in Malaysia? Why do we teach and learn other languages? How can we raise the awareness, among all stakeholders, about the multilingual society we all share.


Linguapax Asia '20 brings together the shared concern of teachers and learners of different languages of the world. Linguapax Asia 20 focuses on what teachers and learners of many different languages share about their experience. Linguapax Asia invites proposals for (a) individual papers and (b) poster sessions in all areas of research in Teaching and Learning languages, Bilingualism, Multilingualism, Language policy, Deaf Sign language, Heritage language, Endangered language, Migration, Family language maintenance. There will be a panel on Multilingualism and a round table on Community Languages in Japan: Japanese Sign Language, Japanese, English and other languages interpretation provided.

Attendance Fee: No Charge
Venue: International Christian University (ICU), Tokyo, Japan

About Linguapax:

Linguapax Asia works in partnership with Linguapax International, a non-governmental organization located in Barcelona, Spain. The Asian associate of Linguapax International, Linguapax Asia carries out the objectives of both Linguapax International and UNESCO's Linguapax Project with a special focus on Asia and the Pacific Rim. For further information visit our website at

The organizers: The event is organized by Linguapax Asia.

Call for Papers:

Abstract Submission:

Please send your proposal for a paper or poster session to Dr. Daniel Quintero García, Program Director at by the deadline, January 17 (Friday), 2020.

We welcome original and previously unpublished papers. The language of the conference is English. Papers are assigned 30 minutes plus Q&A. (15 minutes for ‘young scholars’). Abstracts should be sent in English by email attachment (300-350 words, excluding title and references, in Times New Roman, 12 pt.) and include the following: name and affiliation of the author, e-mail address of the first author/convener, title of the paper, abstract.

Notifications of acceptance will be sent before March 6 2020.

Since the number of presentation slots is limited, selection is competitive.

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