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EuroCALL 2017: Call for papers

The 25th EuroCALL conference will be held at the University of Southampton, in the United Kingdom, from 23rd -26th August 2017. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 31st January 2017 Submit your abstract here: http://www.eurocall-languages.org/conf2017 The programme will include individual papers, symposia, workshops, presentations on EU-funded projects, and posters. EUROCALL conferences are hosted under the auspices of the EUROCALL : the European Association for Computer Assisted Language Learning. Continue reading →

MeXsu Seminar Friday 16th December: Dr Carlos Valdés Gonzales

When: Friday 16th December, 18:00 Where: B65, Room 1177, Avenue Campus Who: Dr Carlos Valdés Gonzales, General Director CENAPRED, National Centre for Disaster Prevention in Mexico Volcano activity and other possible natural hazards in Mexico and its impact on the surrounding rural communities and urban settlements Dr Valdés will explain how different natural hazards are monitored on daily basis in order to ensure the safety of the populations at risk in México. Continue reading →

CGE Seminar Wednesday 7th December: Dr Caroline Tagg

Please join us for the next Centre for Global Englishes (CGE) seminar. When: Wednesday 7th December, 5-6.30pm Where: LTC, Building 65, Avenue Campus Who: Dr Caroline Tagg, The Open University In this talk, I draw on data from a large ethnographic project to explore the ways in which migrant small-business owners exploit mobile phone messaging apps to do business, establish and maintain informal support networks, and perform identities as entrepreneurs of a particular heritage background. Continue reading →

Symposium in honour of Professor Michael Kelly, University of Southampton

A symposium in honour of Professor Michael Kelly will be held Friday 20th January 2017 at Europe House, London. Mike has recently retired after a long and distinguished career as Professor of French at the University of Southampton. He has published widely in the area of French Studies and more recently in the field of languages in times of conflict and war. He has also been influential in the area of public policy and languages in Europe and the UK for many years. Continue reading →

CGE Seminar Wednesday 9th November 2016: Dr Nicola Galloway

Please join us for the next Centre for Global Englishes seminar. When: Wednesday 9th November, 5-6.30pm Where: Avenue Campus, Lecture Theatre C Who: Dr Nicola Galloway, University of Edinburgh Research to classroom practice: Global Englishes and ELT textbooks “the prevailing orientation in…..ELT materials still remains undoubtedly towards ENL” (Jenkins, 2012: 487). Continue reading →