LINGUIST List 30.3931

Thu Oct 17 2019

Calls: Applied Ling, Disc Analysis, Lang Acquisition, Psycholing, Socioling/Netherlands

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 12-Oct-2019
From: Mieke Smits <>
Subject: Language, Identity and Education in Multilingual Contexts
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Full Title: Language, Identity and Education in Multilingual Contexts
Short Title: LIEMC

Date: 20-Feb-2020 - 21-Feb-2020
Location: The Hague, Netherlands
Contact Person: Mieke Smits
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2019

Meeting Description:

The conference considers all aspects of the linguistic and sociolinguistic competences and practices of bi-/multilingual speakers who cross existing social and linguistic boundaries, adopting or adapting themselves to new and overlapping linguistic spaces.

Call for Papers:

Language, Identity and Education in Multilingual Contexts
The Hague University of Applied Sciences
The Hague, The Netherlands
20 - 21 February, 2020

We invite papers in all areas of research in bi-/multilingualism, whether or not linked di-rectly to the overarching conference theme, including, but not limited to, linguistics, socio-linguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, clinical linguistics, education, bi-/multilingual societies.

Topics will include but are not limited to: (multiple) language acquisition and learning (L3, L4, Lx); psycho- and neurolinguistics of multilingualism; translanguaging; early bilingualism and heritage language development; speech processing in bi-/multilinguals; trans/multilingual language use in different contexts; multilingual education; bi-/multiculturalism; bi-/multilingual language policies; literacy in multiple languages (plurilit-eracy); intercultural and globalisation issues related to multilingualism; multilingual issues in literature and translation.

Confirmed keynote speakers are:

Xiao-Lan Curdt Christiansen
University of Bath, UK
Roy Lyster
McGill University, Canada
Tommaso Milani
Gothenburg University, Sweden
Jos Beelen
The Hague University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands

Conference venue: The Hague University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands

The two categories of proposals are: individual papers and posters. Submission is already open and will close on 15 December 2019. Presenters are requested to submit their abstracts of up to 300 words and include their name, affiliation, email address and 2-3 refer-ences in an MS-Word document. All proposals should be sent to:

The conference website:

Page Updated: 17-Oct-2019