LINGUIST List 32.608

Thu Feb 18 2021

Calls: Applied Ling/Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 17-Feb-2021
From: Paschalis Chliaras <>
Subject: 3rd International Conference on Language Education and Research
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Full Title: 3rd International Conference on Language Education and Research
Short Title: LERC2021

Date: 01-Oct-2021 - 03-Oct-2021
Location: Athens - Online, Greece
Contact Person: Paschalis Chliaras
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 31-May-2021

Meeting Description:

LERC2021 will take place in a virtual setting on October 1, 2 and 3, 2021. Areas of Interest are:
- Innovation in Language Teaching,
- Second Language Acquisition,
- Bilingualism/Trilingualism,
- Evolution in Language Variation,
- History and Development of ELT,
- Language Awareness,
- Phonology,
- ELT Methodology,
- Assessment,
- Learning Technologies (NEW),
- Teaching Business English (NEW),
- Teaching EAP (NEW),
- Teaching ESP (NEW),
- Teacher Training Education (NEW),
- Teaching Young Learners (NEW),
- Teacher Development (NEW),
- Research in Language Teaching (NEW),
- Discourse analysis,
- Corpus Linguistics,
- Applied Linguistics.

Our conference is organised by the Academic Institution Applied Language Studies House (authorised Delta Centre by Cambridge University, GR091 & GR092) with the support of institutions and organisations involved in language education and research such as Cambridge Assessment English, Research Centre for Applied Languages and Linguistics, the Journal of Applied Languages and Linguistics and a number of HE institutions and brings together a large number of people who are interested in Language Education and Research. The 1st International Conference on Language Education and Research that took place on September 28 & 29, 2019 was a unique conference with 40 presenters from 4 continents, 15 countries and 29 institutions ( The 2nd International Conference on Language Education and Research that took place in a virtual setting on October 2nd-4th, 2020 was more successful with more than 50 presentations, 4 keynote speakers (among them Prof David Crystal, Prof Douglas Biber and Mr Scott Thornbury), from 5 continents, 21 countries and 38 institutions.

This year the LERC2021 theme is ''Teaching Beyond the Border: Variation, Innovation, Technology, Communication''. More than 1000 attendees among them academicians, educators, researchers and TESOL students are expected to be updated on new developments in ELT.

Call for Papers:

This year we intend to have a more interactional mode throughout the day so that the audience is given plenty of time to interact and share their context. The format is fluid to meet the expectations of the presenters and delegates. We welcome a variety of formats as listed below:
- ​Papers: 20 minutes followed by a 10-minute discussion
- Workshops: 45 minutes (incl. a 10 minute discussion)
- Poster presentations: 15 minutes followed by a 10-minute discussion.

​We look forward to your contributions as presenters and facilitators.

Each speaker has the opportunity to present one paper. Accepted presentations will also be published in the Journal of Applied Languages and Linguistics.

Please send your abstracts (max 80 words) and summaries (max 200 words) to Dr Paschalis Chliaras, the Conference Coordinator: by no later than 31 May 2021.

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