23.2056, Calls: Applied Ling, Anthro Ling, Socioling/Czech Republic

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Subject: 23.2056, Calls: Applied Ling, Anthro Ling, Socioling/Czech Republic

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Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 11:44:13
From: Marian Sloboda [marian.sloboda at ff.cuni.cz]
Subject: Training Institute in Multilingualism Research

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Full Title: Training Institute in Multilingualism Research 

Date: 18-Jun-2012 - 22-Jun-2012
Location: Prague, Czech Republic 
Contact Person: Oliver Engelhardt
Meeting Email: training at linee.info
Web Site: http://linee.info/linee/events/training-institutes.html 

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics 

Call Deadline: 20-May-2012 

Meeting Description:

Following the success of LINEE Training Institutes in Brussels (2007), Bolzano (2008) and Prague (2009, 2010 and 2011), doctoral students researching various aspects of multilingualism in Europe will once again meet for the exchange of ideas and training. They will be provided with the opportunity for interaction with renowned resource persons, both local and from abroad, in a number of different settings (lecture and seminar settings, poster sessions, informal encounters, meals). Prague, a city known in particular for its aesthetic value, has been a symbol of intellectual and cultural engagement and language studies for years. Since 1989, it has been gradually developing into a site of emerging multilingualism, the experience of which participants in the Training Institute are invited to share.

Thematic Areas:

Language, Culture and Identity
Language Policy and Planning
Multilingualism and Education
Language and Economy

Resource Persons:

Galina Bolden, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA
Rita Franceschini, Freie Universitaet Bozen / Libera Universita di Bolzano, Italy
Patrick Studer, Zuercher Hochschule fuer Angewandte Wissenschaften, Zuerich, Switzerland
Iwar Werlen, Universitaet Bern, Switzerland

Students will also have the opportunity to interact with local experts in the areas of multilingualism in the Czech Republic. 


There is no fee for participation. Participants cover their own travel, accommodation and meal costs.


The Training Institute will take place at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, located in the historical heart of Prague. From the faculty, there are exquisite views of the Prague Castle and Vltava River. Participants will have access to the internet and the faculty library. In the vicinity of the faculty, there are a number of restaurants where the participants can have lunches and dinners.


Participants are free to arrange their accommodation, choosing from a broad range of options, either in the historical center of Prague, or in its surroundings. There will also be the option of ordering university-affiliated accommodation. 

Call for Papers:

The deadline for the submission of applications is extended until May 20, 2012.


Qualified applicants will be students working on a Ph.D. degree. All participants are expected to present a poster. The subject of the posters may be the participant's doctoral research or other projects in which the participant is involved. Acceptable topics are those which relate to the four thematic areas. To apply, please send abstracts of approximately 250 words to Oliver Engelhardt at training at linee.info by May 20, 2012.

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