[lg policy] Call: Organize Intern'l Sym. on Bilingualism 2015

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Fri Dec 16 15:19:24 UTC 2011

Call: Organize Intern'l Sym. on Bilingualism 2015

The ISB Committee is calling for bids from interested institutions or
individuals to host the International Symposium on Bilingualism - ISB10
in the year 2015. The deadline for the call for bids is March 1, 2012.

ISB is an international forum that welcomes scholars in all disciplines
and fields of research dedicated to bilingualism and multilingualism. Its
main goal is to provide a forum for presenting quality research on
bilingualism/multilingualism from linguistic, psychology, anthropology,
cognitive, sociolinguistic, neurolinguistic and educational perspectives,
and possibly others.

The 2015 Symposium will be the 10th time in ISB’s history. ISBs were
organized since 1997:

- 2015 (To be announced)
- 2013 Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 10-13 June
- 2011 University of Oslo
- 2009 Utrecht University
- 2007 University of Hamburg
- 2005 Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
- 2003 Arizona State University (Tempe)
- 2001 University of the West of England, Bristol
- 1999 University of Newcastle upon Tyne
- 1997 University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Symposium Format:

At ISB it is expected that there will be plenary sessions, invited panels,
colloquia, individual papers, posters and an exhibition for publishers.

Number of Participants:

ISB has attracted around 650 people in its most recent gatherings.

Submitting a Bid:

The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2012. For further information
please obtain the Guidelines for submitting a bid from the Secretary of
the ISB Committee, Dr Durk Gorter (d.gorterikerbasque.org).


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