The third international Psychology of Language Learning conference (PLL3) will be held at Waseda University, Tokyo, June 7-10, 2018. The theme of the conferences is “Stretching Boundaries” and the aim is to bring together people from all over the world to share their interest in the role of psychology in the learning and teaching of languages. Plenary speakers … Continue reading Third International Psychology of Language Learning conference (Tokyo, June 7-10 2018)
The University of Essex’s Centre for Research in Language Development throughout the Lifespan (LaDeLi) would like to invite Expressions of Interest from postdoctoral researchers of any nationality (at any career stage) to apply for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship. We are looking to support a small number of high-quality applications under the new round and would … Continue reading University of Essex seeks Expressions of Interest in Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships
Early Bird registration for EuroSLA 27 will close on June 19th. Register here: https://www.reading.ac.uk/celm-eurosla27/registration/
Registration for Eurosla 27 (Reading, 30th August – 2nd September 2017) is now open. Please click on the link below to access the registration website. https://www.reading.ac.uk/celm-eurosla27/registration/ Please note that there are TWO DIFFERENT BUTTONS: The first button is for members of staff or students at the University of Reading or keynote speakers/invited speakers for the … Continue reading Registration for EuroSLA 27 open!
Dear EuroSLA member, The next EUROSLA Executive Committee elections will be held during our Conference in Reading 2017. Our constitution states that ‘officers and members of the Executive Committee shall be elected for two years, and the tenure of executive officers shall be maximally two terms’. The present Executive Committee was elected two years ago … Continue reading Call for nominations EuroSLA executive committee
Dear Colleagues, I am looking for pointers to good tests of L2 learning aptitude, that can be used to determine how well university-level students in Rwanda will be able to learn German. Some background: My university in Germany has a program that brings 10 students per year from Rwanda to do a Bachelor’s and Master’s … Continue reading L2 learning aptitude tests?
Dear Colleague, We are conducting a study to investigate the statistical knowledge of second language acquisition researchers and applied linguists. We are seeking participants who are academic faculty (staff at Universities/Higher Education Institutions) in Europe (broadly defined). We have developed a statistical literacy assessment survey to investigate the extent of academic faculty’s ability to: understand … Continue reading Research on statistical literacy among applied linguists
Bilingualism Matters at the University of Edinburgh is pleased to host a two-day workshop “The selectivity of native language attrition” as part of the ESRC-funded First Language Attrition Seminar Series (ES/M001776/1) led by Monika Schmid (University of Essex). Meeting Description Very broadly, language attrition can be defined as changes in a speaker’s native language (L1) … Continue reading Workshop “The Selectivity of Native Language Attrition”, Edinburgh 13-14 Oct 2017
The Center for Language Learning, University of Southern Denmark, is organising the 15. Nordiske Symposium om Børnesprog [15th Nordic Symposium on Child Language]. The symposium will take place at the University of Southern Denmark from May 23-24, 2018. The symposium is an interdisciplinary meeting place for researchers and practitioners within the fields of speech and … Continue reading 15th Nordic Symposium on Child Language
The program for the workshop Bi-/Multilingualism and the Declining Brain: Current evidence and future directions, to be held at the University of Reading on 21/06/2017 is now available on the event website. Registration is free.