Archive for tag Multilingualism

Call for Papers: Language Education and Multilingualism – The LANGSCAPE Journal – Vol. 4.

Dear LANGSCAPE members, colleagues, and friends,

For the fourth volume of our network’s very own peer-reviewed online journal “Language Education and Multilingualism” the tireless editors, Christiane Fäcke, Marie-Françoise Narcy-Combes, and Stephan Breidbach, are looking for your contributions. The upcoming fourth volume will focus on:

Pluri- / multilingualism in language teachers’ pre-service studies and training.

Your proposals of 1.5 to 2 pages are expected by September 1, 2020.

For further details in English, Spanish, French, or German, please refer to the document embedded below.

Kind regards,

Florian Möller

Call for Papers – GLAT 2020 in Murcia

Dear LANGSCAPE members, colleagues, and friends,

Lately, Dagmar Abendroth-Timmer has kindly forwarded the Call for Papers for the international GLAT congress 2020 in Murica (Spain) to the LANGSCAPE office. Naturally, we are glad to share it with all of you!

The 13th GLAT 2020 congress is organized by and at the Faculty of Letters, University of Murcia. It will take place from May 6th to 8th. The focus of the congress is:

THE CONNECTED WORLD AND INTERCULTURAL APPROACHES: TOWARD A NEW BORDER PARADIGM?

For more information about this very promising congress, on how to contribute and participate, please see the documents below:

Kind regards,

Florian Möller

Language Education & Multilingualism ‒ The LANGSCAPE Journal. Vol. 2 online now

Dear LANGSCAPE members, colleagues, and friends,

Thanks to the tireless efforts and dedication of our very own journal’s coordinators, Christiane Fäcke, Marie-Françoise Narcy-Combes, and Stephan Breidbach, and the wide spectrum of our authors’ remarkable contributions the new volume of LANGSCAPE’s very own journal is now available online. The current second volume focuses on

Migration movements and identities in European societies. Implications on multi-/plurilingualism in the education system.

We are especially grateful to our authors: Cédric Brudermann, José Aguilar & Myriam Abouzaïd; Eva-Maria Hennig-Klein; Lin Xue; Melanie Buser & Giuseppe Melfi; Gilles Forlot & Silvia Lucchini; Felix Etxeberria, Joxe Garmendia, Hilario Murua & Elisabete Arrieta; Blanka Gruntová; Frances Martin & Fatima Pirbhai-Illich; Dagmar Abendroth-Timmer & Barbara Thomas; Glenn Levine & Bridget Swanson. Your inspiring articles have encouraged us in the continuation of this long-term LANGSCAPE publication project.

You can find the current volume following this link: https://edoc.hu-berlin.de/handle/18452/21338

If you would like to support us in bringing the journal to a wider audience, please feel free to download the above poster as a pdf via the button below.

Kind regards,

Florian Möller

Reminder: Language Education & Multilingualism – The LANGSCAPE Journal Vol. 3 – Call for Proposals

Dear LANGSCAPE members, esteemed colleagues, and friends,

Last year LANGSCAPE’s very own peer-reviewed online journal, titled Language Education and Multilingualism, released its first volume. Since then the editor team, i.e. Marie-Françoise Narcy-Combes, Christiane Fäcke and Stephan Breidbach, have not only worked tirelessly to prepare the second volume. But, earlier this year, they also circulated the call for proposals for the third volume of the journal. Said third volume will focus on the topic of Multilingual life in urban linguistic landscapes. The editor team cordially invite your contributions to this volume of the journal.
Please see the call for proposals below for more details on the aim and focus of the volume.

Language Education and Multilingualism publishes original work in English, French, German, or Spanish.

The call for proposals closes on March 1st, 2019. Full articles will be due by August 1st, 2019. Please send your proposal to the following address: langscapejournal@hu-berlin.de

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Please forward this CfP to colleagues interested in the topic and feel free to circulate it widely within your professional networks.

For further information about the journal, please visit the online site of Language Education and Multilingualism – The Langscape Journal or contact langscapejournal@hu-berlin.de

Kind regards,

Florian Möller

Call for Papers: “Family languages: attitudes, uses, policies and experiences” – Conference, 5-7 December, Paris

Dear LANGSCAPE members, and colleagues,

We are very happy to inform you that the next LANGSCAPE meeting will take place during the international conference on “Family languages: attitudes, uses, policies and experiences”. The conference, to be held from 5-7 December 2019 in Paris, will be organised by DILTEC from the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3 in collaboration with the EDA, Université Paris Descartes, the research departments of INALCO, the Université Paul Valéry Montpellier 3, PRAXILING, and the LANGSCAPE network.

Of course, we would like to invite you to not only join us during the conference, but to actively participate as well. For further details, please see the call for papers in French, English and Spanish below.

Kind regards,

Florian Möller

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L’EA 2288 Diltec, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3, avec la collaboration de EDA, Université Paris Descartes, l’INALCO, de PRAXILING, Université Paul Valéry Montpellier 3 et de Langscape, ont le plaisir de vous annoncer la tenue du colloque international “Les langues dans la famille : attitudes, usages, politiques, histoires”.

Ce colloque a pour but de réunir des équipes de recherche intéressées par les problématiques autour des liens entre la famille, les langues et d’autres institutions socialement plus complexes. 5 axes sont proposés à titre indicatif :

– Transmissions linguistiques et transmissions culturelles
– Acquisition et plurilinguisme
– Perspectives sociolinguistiques
– Les langues de l’enfant : de la maison à l’école et de l’école à la maison
– Approches transversales à partir de corpus littéraires et artistiques

Les thématiques et les approches gagneront à être croisées.

Téléchargez l’appel à propositions ici.

Date limite pour envoi de propositions : 15 mai 2019

Retours du CS prévus pour le 1 juillet 2019

Programme à venir. Propositions à soumettre directement dans le site du colloque  https://languesfamille.sciencesconf.org/submission/submit

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The Université Sorbonne Nouvelle EA 2288 DILTEC, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3, in collaboration with the EDA, Université Paris Descartes, the research departments of INALCO, the Université Paul Valéry Montpellier 3, PRAXILING, and Langscape are pleased to announce the international conference “Family languages: attitudes, uses, policies and experiences”.

The purpose of the conference is to bring together research teams interested in issues around the links between family, languages and other socially more complex institutions. 5 axes are proposed as an indication:

– Linguistic transmission and cultural transmission
– Acquisition and multilingualism
– Sociolinguistic perspectives
– Children’s languages: from home to school and school to home
– Literary and artistic corpus: an interdisciplinary approach

Participants are encouraged to send proposals that cross several axes.

You may download the call for papers here.

You may send your proposal before the 15th of May 2019

Confirmation of acceptance expected by the 1st of July 2019

Program to come. Please submit your proposals on the conference website https://languesfamille.sciencesconf.org/submission/submit

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El EA 2288 DILTEC de la Universidad Sorbone Nouvelle – Paris 3, en colaboración con el laboratorio EDA, de la Universidad Paris Descartes, INALCO, PRAXILING de la Universidad Paul ValérieMontpellier 3 y Langscape tienen el placer de anunciar el coloquio internacional “Las lenguas en el seno de la familia: actitudes, usos, políticas e historias”.

El propósito de la conferencia es reunir equipos de investigación cuyos trabajos de investigación tengan relación con los vínculos entre la familia, los idiomas y otras instituciones socialmente más complejas. Se proponen 5 ejes a título indicativo:

– Transmisiones lingüísticas y transmisiones culturales
– Adquisición y plurilingüismo
– Perspectivas sociolingüísticas
– Las lenguas del niño/ la niña: de la casa a la escuela y de la escuela a la casa
– Enfoques transversales basados en corpus literarios y artísticos

Se recomienda enviar propuestas que integren varios ejes.

La convocatoria puede ser descargada desde aquí.

La fecha límite de envío de propuestas es el 15 de mayo de 2019

Respuesta del CS prevista para el 1 de julio de 2019

El programa se comunicará próximamente El envío de propuestas se realiza directamente desde la página del coloquio https://languesfamille.sciencesconf.org/submission/submit

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Announcement: New Video on Multilingualism by Durk Gorter and Jasone Cenoz


Dear fellow LANGSCAPE members,

we would like to bring a new video regarding multilingualism to your attention. It was recently published by Durk Gorter and Jasone Cenoz as part of their work for the ‘Donostia Research group on Education and Multilingualism’ (DREAM) of the UPV/EHU (Universidad del País Vasco / Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea) and illustrates their research on multilingualism in educational settings in the Basque Country, dealing with translanguaging, multilingual language education and CLIL.

To see the video on youtube.com, please follow this link.

Kind regards,

Florian Möller

Multilingual & Multicultural Communication Conference – at SOAS on June 17th, 2013

Itesh Sachdev (SOAS) and Howard Giles (U of Santa Barbara) are organising a one-day conference on 17th June 2013 in London.

IALSP, Mercator (Fryske Academy) and SOAS act as co-sponsors. Stephan Breidbach will attend on behalf of Langscape.

Poster 17th June, 2013 Multilingualism LS Program 17th June, 2013 Multilingualism LS

Program 17th June, 2013 Multilingualism LS