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Language Show Live 2012

Running for over 23 years, Language Show Live 2012 returns with an incredible line-up of speakers, more classes and exhibitors than ever before and ne...

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ESRC Festival of Social Sciences - Talk in two languages: a problem or a skill?

When talking together, bilinguals often use both their languages. Not only may they use two languages in the same conversation, but even in the same s...

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Yakety Yak Language Café open door event at Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh

As you may know, Yakety Yak started their sessions in Ocean Bar and Kitchen at Ocean Terminal last month. To raise more awareness they are holdin...

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Languages and Literatures Research Seminar Series

Coexistence of Welsh and English in the same brain: Does this mean mental war? Professor Guillaume Thierry, University of Bangor will deliver this sem...

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Scotland in Conversation with China

Scotland in Conversation with China is a programme of events being held across Scotland which aims to encourage further discussion of the important ob...

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The Bilingual People Virtual Language Recruitment Fair

Make a date in your diary to visit our most exciting event of 2012, the Virtual Language Recruitment Fair which will run online from 14th- 16th Novemb...

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"Let's Become a Bilingual Family" (BILFAM): A project on bringing languages to children at home

Antonella Sorace and Martha Robinson (University of Edinburgh and Bilingualism Matters) will present the Scottish results of the recently completed BI...

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British Academy Language Week 2012

In November 2012, the British Academy will hold its first Language Week, comprising of a series of events for a combination of public and invited audi...

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How China and Asia are changing the world: The implications of Beijing's quest to build a wealthy nation

In this joint speaker event and reception the Asia Scotland Institute presents the first of its series of Adam Smith Global Briefings, in association ...

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Spanish Seminar: En español, ¿por qué no? - Delivering the curriculum through Spanish

The seminar will be debating the opportunities offered by integrating the learning of Spanish and curriculum content, with the support of recent exper...

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Building the language base for research: the impact and future of Language-Based Area Studies

This one-day event will address the achievements, and future challenges, of the Language-Based Area Studies (LBAS) initiative in developing provision ...

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Russia, China and the Geopolitics in the Far East

Friday 1st February will see a lunchtime seminar on the above topic from Dr Natascha Kuhrt,lecturer in the Department of War Studies at King`s College...

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ICT and Languages Conference 2013 ILILC3

The programme will offer a range of session with the emphasis this year very much on ‘hands-on’ workshops, where colleagues can really get to grips wi...

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Collaborative provision in languages

The Higher Education Academy and UCML are holding a one-day event, hosted by the British Academy, to reflect on examples of successful collaboration w...

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Lecture by artist Ying Sheng Yang 21 February 2013

We will be hosting a lecture by the artist Ying Sheng Yang on the evening of Thursday 21st February in room LH104A of the Lord Hope Building, Universi...

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Language Rich Europe Closing Conference

Join the conference on 5 March via twitter when Language Rich Europe experts present the recommendations from the project’s research. European politicians will respond to those recommendations, but we’d like your input as well! So you’re invited to join us from 11.00 (CET) onwards when the first panel of the day is taking place.

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Residence Abroad, Social Networks and Second Language Learning

This conference arises from “LANGSNAP”, a project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (research award number: RES-062-23-2996) , based ...

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Foreign language teaching to be subject of debate at Holyrood

The teaching of foreign language learning in Scottish primary schools will be the focus for a conference taking place at the Scottish Parliament in Ma...

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Investing in Scotland’s Future - developing global graduates for a global economy

At a time when employability and skills are a key issue for institutions and the economy, the Scottish Government-funded project Developing Scotland’s...

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Conference on Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Language Learning (Jyväskylä 2013)

The Summer School of Applied Language Studies at the University of Jyväskylä in Finland will be hosting the conference between 3-5th June 2013.Th...

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Linking Research and Practice in MFL teaching and learning in schools

On Tuesday 2nd July 2013, a series of talks at York will focus on "Linking Research and Practice in MFL teaching and learning in schools". This free e...

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WorldCALL 2013

The prestigious WorldCALL 2013 conference will take place in Glasgow, Scotland, 10-13 July 2013. This is the first time that WorldCALL has been hosted...

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The 1st conference on China-Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) cross-cultural dialogue, education and learning

The conference will be held under the honorary patronage of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr. Borut Pahor. It is be organized by the Conf...

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Developing Online Teaching Skills

We would like to invite you to participate in a 2-day workshop on Developing Online Teaching Skills. The workshop will take place on 25–26 October 201...

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China's soft power in Africa

Why does China run one of the world`s largest short-term training programmes, with plans to bring 30,000 Africans to China between 2013 and 2015? Why ...

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Researching foreign language teaching in primary schools

The University of York (in collaboration with the Association for Language Learning) is running a one day interactive workshop in York on Friday 14 Fe...

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Modern Languages in Wales - House of Lords Debate

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Modern Languages, chaired by the Baroness Jean Coussins, will hold a debate on the challenges facing MFL in Wale...

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Scotland’s Universities and the 1+2 Languages Policy

This symposium aims to explore opportunities offered by Scotland’s 1+2 language policy through more strategic linkages between universities and school...

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Does learning a foreign language make you smarter? What should we teach about how language works?

There are many reasons to learn a language. Cognitive development is often one of the most citedones. Learning a language is said to improve memory, a...

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Raising Students' Intercultural Awareness Through film in Higher Education

This event is organized by FLAME (Film, Languages And Media in Education), a newly established Research Centre committed to the research and knowledge...

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Early Language Learning: Theory and Practice in 2014

In the year when Umeå celebrates its role as European Capital of Culture 2014, we would like to welcome you to join us during the long summer days in ...

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Early Language Learning: Theory and Practice in 2014

Department of Language Studies, Umeå University are happy to announce the first international conference at Umeå on the theme of young children learni...

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Languages and the First World War

Languages and the First World War is a ground-breaking conference at the University of Antwerp and the British Library, 18 & 20 June 2014.In this ...

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Recognizing complexity in language learning and teaching

The conference of the BAAL  Language Learning and Teaching Special Interest Group on "Recognizing complexity in language learning and teaching."P...

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Reshaping Languages in Higher Education Conference 2014

Languages have never been more needed in higher education, both as specialist study and as basic key skills. University programmes are undergoing rapi...

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Reshaping Languages in Higher Education Conference

This is the seventh biennial conference on languages in higher education, organised by the LLAS Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies (LL...

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International Conference on Motivational Dynamics and Second Language Acquisition

This conference is part of a large-scale research project that examines the applicability of complex dynamic systems theory to the understanding of th...

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2014 First International Conference on Deep Languages Education Policy & Practices

Join like-minded individuals with an interest in improving languages education, teaching, researching, making connections and fostering the internatio...

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Researching Language Learner Strategies

This seminar presentation will address the topic of Language Learner Strategies (LLSs) in a second language learner/ Modern Foreign Languages context....

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Bilingualism Matters

How can children learn several languages with apparently no effort, while many adults struggle with even basic French? Can anyone be bilingual, or are...

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Where have all the villages gone?

In China, “home sweet home” would refer to a village rather than a city. This talk shows that the Chinese village, a source of nostalgia and memory, u...

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BAAL 2015

The focus of this ‘breaking theory’ conference is to critique current theories and, crucially, to engage in creating new ways of imagining, theorising...

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Language Show Live (London)

This year's Language Show Live at Olympia takes place from 16-18 October 2015.Visit the new website launching this year’s Language Show Live in London...

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National Languages Policy Workshop

UCML members and related stakeholders are warmly invited to a morning of presentations by civil servants and advisers working in different departments...

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CERES Seminar: 1+2 Language Strategy and Complementary Schools in Scotland

The seminar will bring together policy makers, practitioners, cultural organisations, language communities and researchers in Scotland to engage in kn...

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ECML 2015 Conference - Learning through languages

On 10-11 December the ECML will present the results of its current programme 2012-15, "Learning through languages" and launch its new programme 2016-1...

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ISOCTAL Conference

ISOCTAL (The International Symposium on Chinese Theoretical and Applied Linguistics) will be held from 10th-12th December 2015 at Newcastle University...

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Association of University Language Centres Conference 2016

Cardiff University’s School of Modern Languages are hosting the 2016 Association of University Language Centres international conference. This is a pr...

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LLAS 11th annual elearning symposium 2016

The provisional programme is now online and registration is OPEN for the LLAS 11th eLearning Symposium 2016 which will be held at Avenue Campus, Unive...

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Is China in Economic Chaos?

In light of China’s currency turmoil, we’re asking: is China in economic chaos? Lord Stephen Green, former Minister of State for Trade and Investme...

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Transnationalizing Modern Languages : Reshaping the discipline for the 21st Century

Recent public policy statements have stressed the need for concerted action to address the fact that recruitment on Modern Languages courses within th...

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Language Show Live (Scotland)

Registration for Language Show Live Scotland is now open!Language Show Live Scotland will take place at the SECC in Glasgow on 11-12 March 2016 and wi...

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CERES Seminar: 1+2 language strategy and complementary schools in Scotland

The seminar will bring together policy makers, practitioners, cultural organisations, language communities and researchers in Scotland to engage in k...

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Innovative Language Teaching and Learning at University (INNOCONF16)

This conference provides an opportunity for professionals involved in teaching and learning of Modern Foreign Languages to share their expertise on cu...

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3rd International Postgraduate Conference on Modern Foreign Languages, Linguistics & Literature

The University of Central Lancashire will host the 3rd International Postgraduate Conference on Modern Foreign Languages, Linguistics and Literature o...

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19th International Postgraduate Conference in Applied Linguistics

Warwick Applied Linguistics is pleased to announce its 19th International Postgraduate Conference held from 28-30 June 2016. Our Postgraduate Conferen...

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Crossing Boundaries: Language Learning and Teaching Inside and Outside the Classroom

Annual conference of the BAAL Language Learning and Teaching SIG.Traditionally, language teaching and learning has been compartmentalised in many ways...

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Critical Link 8: Future -proofing interpreting and translating

We are delighted to invite you to participate in Critical Link 8, hosted by The Centre for Translation & Interpreting Studies in Scotland (CTISS),...

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Frameworks for collaboration and multilingualism

The eighth biennial joint LLAS, UCML and AULC conference aims to bring together language practitioners from Secondary, Higher, and Further Education t...

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Languages: MK

Are you interested in learning a new language?Do you want to practise your existing language skills?Are you interested in working as a translator or i...

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BRISMES Annual Conference 2016 - Networks: Connecting the Middle East through Time, Space and Cyberspace

In collaboration with the University of Wales Trinity St David, Lampeter Campus, The British Society for Middle Eastern Studies invites proposals for ...

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EUROSLA 26

The Language Campus of the University of Jyväskylä is happy to welcome you all to EuroSLA 26 on August 24-27, 2016 in Jyväskylä, Finland.The keynote s...

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Conference on Creativity in Language Learning and Teaching Research

Please note this conference has been postponed with plans to hold the event in either September or October 2017. Check the website for updates. The BA...

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Second Language Research Forum 2016

With its longstanding commitment to teaching and learning research and practice, Teachers College, Columbia University is proud to host the 35th Secon...

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Language Show Live - Olympia

Programme applications are invited for this year's Language Show Live at Olympia, London.There are several ways to participate. Showcase your work in ...

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Multilingual democracies – how does it work?

The Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIoL) Scottish Society has organised a free event this coming Saturday 19th November at 2pm in the Holiday Inn G...

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Research seminar - How creative writing across languages can change the face of multilingualism

Malika Pedley, PhD student at Bordeaux Montaigne University in France, will present her doctorate research findings following fieldwork investigation ...

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Language Show Live Scotland 2017

Join thousands of language learners, teachers and professionals at Scotland's largest dedicated event for languages and discover a wealth of learning ...

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Distinguished Lecture and Workshops - Meeting complex challenges: Multilingual teaching, Teacher reflection

This research event is jointly hosted by the IETL and the Language, Culture and Communication research cluster on ‘Meeting complex challenges: Multili...

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The Seventh International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching

The Department of English and German and the Language Acquisition Research Group (GRAL) at the University of Barcelona, under the auspices of the Inte...

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ALTE 6th International Conference - Learning and Assessment: Making the Connections

The ALTE 6th International Conference will provide a unique multilingual forum, sharing insights and practical knowledge gained from teaching and test...

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Trans-nationalizing Languages: Heritage, Languages and 1+2

Following up on a research project in Namibia examining the development of multilingualism in education, this workshop will explore the work of the pr...

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Conference: Multilingual Language Policies in Europe

This conference has been initiated by the Spanish Embassy Education Office, the Institut Français and the Goethe Institut. It centres around the CEFR,...

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Research seminar - How creative writing across languages can change the face of multilingualism

Malika Pedley, PhD student at Bordeaux Montaigne University in France, will present her doctorate research findings following fieldwork investigation ...

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Aiming higher for deaf students

This one-day conference held in the heart of Edinburgh will be full of current ideas in deaf education on the theme of raising achievement. Our keynot...

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Young language learners symposium 2016

The conference will focus on early second language learning in school contexts (pre-primary and primary), covering different bilingual and L2 provisio...

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Language Show London 2017

Registration is now open for this year's Language Show London event taking place from 13-15 October.Language Show London is London's largest exhibitio...

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Language Education Across Borders

The Fachdidaktik Anglistik Department at Graz in cooperation with FDZ GEWI and the University of Maribor will host the LEAB (Language Education Across...

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