AILA 2008 - call for papers

Harold F. Schiffman haroldfs at
Mon Jun 5 13:14:29 UTC 2006

Forwarded from AILA Research Network on Language Policy
From: Bernard Spolsky <bspolsky at>
To: LPREN at

The call has now been issued:
"As previously announced, the 15th World Congress of Applied Linguistics
will be held in Essen from August, 24.-29.2008. The conference theme is
"Multilingualism: challenges and opportunities." The congress is organised
by the German Association of Applied Linguistics (GAL e.V.), the University
of Duisburg-Essen , Congress Centre Essen (CCE), and further partners.

We would like to inform you that detailed information as to the CALL FOR
PAPERS is now available on the conference website at
**<>both in
English and in German. AILA 2008 invites proposals for presentations that
are related to policy, research, and theory in any area of applied
linguistics. A detailed list of the proposed thematic strands is published
on the conference website. Proposals may be submitted for individual
papers, posters, or symposia and should be submitted any time from June
30, 2006 to February 28, 2007. See the conference website for exact

All those interested in receiving regular updates on the conference via
our electronic newsletter are invited to contact the conference office at
orga-aila-2008 at"

This list might be a good place to discuss ideas for symposia on topics in
language policy.

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