Archive for January 2015

News from the Publication Policy Directorate – call for contributions to book series

Dear LANGSCAPE members,

we hope you’re all fine and we send you our best wishes for the New Year.

In the last LANGSCAPE meeting in Brussels it was decided to pursue the project of a printed book series. Moreover, it was considered important to have 3 titles ready to be able to contact a publisher who might be interested. The BoD suggested that the first volume for the series could be based on selected papers from the Brussels Conference “SOCIOCULTURAL COMPETENCE & LANGUAGE LEARNING IN MULTILINGUAL SETTINGS” (2014). Katja, could you please give us further information about that? We also know that Jean-Paul and Marie-Françoise Narcy-Combes are offering to publish a monography in this series about their current research.

As we would like to proceed with this project, we’re contacting you today in order to find out whether you’re also planning to publish a volume in this series. If so, could you please contact us with details about a potential publication project?

Thanks for your help and all the best,
Christiane Fäcke (
Marie-Françoise Narcy-Combes (

21. January 2015 | Posted by Claudia Schmidt | No comments »
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Save the Date: LANGSCAPE + Symposium + AILA in Barcelona, 13 – 16 October, 2015

Dear Langscape members,

We are very pleased to be able to send our best wishes for a happy New Year in conjunction with the announcement of the next general Langscape-Meeting (functioning as a BoD – meeting) at the University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona on the 13th October, 2015.

We are very grateful to Olga Esteve and her team, who will host this meeting and the succession of other Langscape-related events in the same week. The Langscape/BoD-Meeting will be in a sandwich-position between an opening Doctoral Seminar and a three-day Symposium of the AILA ReN “Sociocultural Theory and Emergentism”. You are all very warmly invited to participate in each of these events.

Below, you find a tentative schedule for you to be able to save the date(s).

• Langscape Doctoral Seminar: ‘Research on multilingualism in educational settings’                    October 13th, 2015 (9 a.m. – 1.30 p.m.)

 • Langscape & BoD-Meeting (open to all Langscape members)                                                    October 13th, 2015 (afternoon, est. 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.)

Symposium: Sociocultural approaches to additional language learning/teaching research and teacher education:  bridging the gap between practice and theory, University Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona)         October 14th -16th, 2015

AILA ReN-Meeting                                                                                                                                  October 16th, 2015 (4 p.m. – 6 p.m.)

A more detailled programme for the whole week, a Call for Papers for the ReN-Symposium and details for the Doctoral Seminar will be coming soon.

We hope to see you in Barcelona in October.
Best wishes from Berlin for now,
Stephan, Lutz and Claudia