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Summer School Announcement: Barcelona Summer School on Bilingualism and Multilingualism (BSBM)/ Barcelona, Spain

Host Institution: Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Coordinating Institution: Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Website http://www.upf.edu/bsbm/en/
Dates: 16-Sep-2013 to 19-Sep-2013
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Focus: Focus is on bi- and multilingual development.
Minimum Education Level: MA
Additional Qualifications:
Full Summer School Description: The aim of the BSBM is to bring together prominent experts
who represent different disciplinary approaches who will discuss
state-of-the-art research on the cognitive, linguistic and cultural aspects
of bi-lingualism and multilingualism. The school is intended for
postgraduate students and researchers interested in an updated overview
of the field in an international academic context.

Location:
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Campus de la Ciutadella
Barcelona, Spain
Course Listings:
  • Monday, September 16th
    • 9:30 – 13:30 Albert Costa, University of Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
  • Tuesday, September 17th
    • Viorica Marian, Northwestern University, USA
  • Tuesday, September 17th
    • Carmen Perez, University of Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
  • Wednesday, September 18th
    • Johanne Paradis, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Thursday, September 19th
    • Ton Dijkstra, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • Thursday, September 19th
    • Doctoral Students’ Workshop (Albert Costa, UPF and Istvan Kecskes SUNY)
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics, Cognitive Science
Subject Language: English
Lang family:
Tuition: 160.00 (EUR)
Registration Dates: 4-Jan-2013 to 31-Jul-2013
Contact person information: Istvan Kecskes
Phone:518-442-5030
Email:ikecskes@albany.edu
Apply online: http://www.upf.edu/bsbm/en/
Registration Instructions: Registration at application website:
April 1 –July 31 2013
   
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