[lg policy] calls: Multiple Faces of Multilingualism

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 3 14:27:34 UTC 2010

Multiple Faces of Multilingualism

Date: 24-Jun-2010 - 25-Jun-2010
Location: London, United Kingdom
Contact: Jean-Marc Dewaele
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: https://www2.bbk.ac.uk/linguistics/abstract.html

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The Bloomsbury Round Table on Communication, Cognition & Culture is an
annual, international event, jointly hosted by adjacent colleges of
the University of London, led by Birkbeck College, where researchers
at different stages of their career are invited to present the latest
work in the broad fields of Language, Communication and Cognition.
This year the event will be co-organised by the International
Association of Multilingualism, the AILA Research network
“Multilingualism: Acquisition and Use” and Birkbeck’s Centre for
Multilingual & Multicultural Research. The Thematic Focus will be on
'The Multiple Faces of Multilingualism'. The Round Table will consist
of 9 invited presentations and a limited number of paper presentations
and posters. The total number of participants will not exceed 60.

The 9 invited presentations at the 2010 Bloomsbury Round Table are:

Dr. Larissa Aronin (Oranim Academic College/University of Haifa,
Israel) and Dr. Muiris Ó Laoire, (Institute of Technology, Tralee,
Ireland): The Multiple Faces of Multilingualism: Language Nominations

Professor Raphaele Berthele (University of Fribourg, Switzerland):
Simple Heuristics and Abduction in Receptive Multilingualism

Dr. Gessica De Angelis (University of Bolzano, Italy) and Professor
Ulrike Jessner (University of Innsbruck, Austria): Writing Across

Professor Britta Hufeisen (University of Darmstadt, Germany):
L2-transfer in L3-text Competencies

Professor Li Wei (Birkbeck College, University of London): Creativity,
Criticality and Multilingual Practices of Minority Ethnic Children

Dr. John O’Regan (Institute of Education, University of London): The
Discourse of Intercultural Communication: Aporias of Praxis in the
Intercultural Public Sphere

Professor Anne Pauwels (SOAS, University of London): 'Being cool':
Gender and Language Practices in Multilingual Settings

Dr. Sian Preece (Institute of Education, University of London):
Imagining English-medium Universities as Multilingual Spaces

Dr. Adam C. Schembri (University College London): The Sociolinguistics
of Sign Bilingualism/Multilingualism

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