ICLHE East Asia Regional Group Symposium, January 2020

Join the ICLHE East Asia Regional Group on Saturday 18th January 2020 at Gakushuin University, Tokyo for an informal day discussing integrating content and language in higher education (ICLHE), EMI and CLIL. We will have presentations and panel discussions with expert researchers and practitioners. There will also be plenty of time for you to network and discuss your research and teaching contexts to help shape the future of ICLHE in Japan and East Asia. 
Sessions include: 

  • Presentations on student experiences in EMI, faculty members’ views of EMI, and learner interaction in the CLIL classroom
  • Panel discussions with practitioners about success in ICLHE in Japan, and with content teachers about their perspectives on EMI and COIL
  • Roundtable discussions on faculty training for EMI, and EAP to EMI curriculum planning


12th Nordic Conference on Bilingualism at Stockholm University, 10-12 June 2020

The organizers invite proposals for presentations at The 12th Nordic Conference on Bilingualism (NCB12), to be held in Stockholm, Sweden, June 10–12, 2020. The conference is organized by the Centre for Research on Bilingualism, and the venue will be Campus Frescati, Stockholm University.
Click here for website.

Colloquium: Integration, Innovation, Inclusion – Porto, March 20-21, 2020

The 2nd International Colloquium  ‘Integration, Innovation and Inclusion’ in CLIL will take place at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Porto, Portugal on March 20 & 21, 2020. The call for workshops and posters has been extended to 1 December 2019. Click on link to see the call.
Colloquium site: https://cetaps.wixsite.com/workingclil2

EMI/CLIL Train the Trainer course, Utrecht (NL), July 2020

Rosie Tanner, ICLHE member, is running an EMI/CLIL Train-The-Trainer course, for participants to learn to facilitate CLIL development in others. It will be given at Utrecht University in the summer of 2020 (13-24 July). For detailed information and how to apply click this link. If you would like to read about the course in more detail, there is a link to Rosie’s brochure.

AELFE-TAPP 2020 Conference

AELFE-TAPP 2020 is a joint conference of AELFE (European Association of Languages for Specific Purposes) and TAPP (Trans-Atlantic and Pacific Project), a virtual exchange network.
Date: 8-10 July 2020
Venue: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya at Vilanova i la Geltrú (Barcelona, Spain)

We’re currently accepting proposals on languages for specific purposes and/or virtual exchange.

The general conference theme is: “Multilingual academic and professional communication in a networked world”.
In particular, ICLHE members may be interested in submitting to the panel on EMI/CLIL. In particular, participants are encouraged to connect the topics in the thematic panels to broader issues, such as the interplay between EMI and ESP, EMI/ESP training or the role of ESP in the context of increasingly internationalized university settings.

Deadline for proposals: 31 October 2019.

Conference website: AELFE/TAPP 2020

LINCS 2019: Linking Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Cultural, Professional and Scientific Capacity Building

The University of Latvia are pleased to announce the 4th International Symposium on Language for International Communication to be held in Riga on April 11-12, 2019 in continuation of academic and scientific cooperation started by the three preceding symposiums in 2011, 2013 and 2016.

The symposium aims at bringing together scholars, practitioners and novice researchers representing different areas of linguistics, literature and culture for a discussion on the role of languages in international communication in the contemporary world.

The symposium, organized as a two-day interdisciplinary conference, endeavours to establish links between disciplines concerned with the instrumental use of language in international communication and with the study of its acquisition, the main focus being on linguistic capacity building for international cultural, professional and scientific communication. See Conference website.

Abstract submission

Abstracts of 200 to 250 words should be sent by January 15, 2019

Submit your abstract here (via Google forms)


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