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5th Barcelona Summer School on Bi- and Multilingualism – registration open

We have the pleasure to announce that REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the 5th Barcelona Summer School on Bilingualism and Multilingualism (BSBM) held at the Center for Brain and Cognition, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Campus Ciutadella), and organized by the CBC research group. Date: 12-Sep-2017 – 15-Sep-2017 Location: Barcelona, Spain Tuition price: 300- Euro Course Website: … Continue reading 5th Barcelona Summer School on Bi- and Multilingualism – registration open

FINAL CALL for papers EUROSLA 27 – Deadline 27th February

The Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism (CeLM) at the University of Reading (UK) is inviting proposals for presentations at Eurosla 27 which will take place from 30th August until 2nd September, 2017. All areas and approaches to the study of bilingual, second/foreign/ multiple additional language learning, acquisition and processing are welcome.  Further details about the keynote speakers, the Language … Continue reading FINAL CALL for papers EUROSLA 27 – Deadline 27th February

5th Barcelona Summer School on Bi- and Multilingualism (BSBM 17)

We are announcing the 5th Barcelona Summer School on Bilingualism and Multilingualism held at the Center for Brain and Cognition (CBC), Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Campus Ciutadella), and organized by the CBC research group. September 12-15, 2017 Date: 12-Sep-2017 – 15-Sep-2017 Location: Barcelona, Spain Website course: https://www.upf.edu/bsbm/en/ Contact Email: bilingualism.school@upf.edu Invited speakers: Jubin Abutalebi (Università Vita-Salute … Continue reading 5th Barcelona Summer School on Bi- and Multilingualism (BSBM 17)

Workshop: The Selectivity of Native Language Attrition, Edinburgh 13-14 Oct. 2017

Bilingualism Matters at the University of Edinburgh is pleased to host this 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) as … Continue reading Workshop: The Selectivity of Native Language Attrition, Edinburgh 13-14 Oct. 2017

Second Call for Papers EuroSLA 2017

The Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism (CeLM) at the University of Reading (UK) is inviting proposals for presentations at Eurosla 27 which will take place from 30th August until 2nd September, 2017. All areas and approaches to the study of bilingual, second/foreign/ multiple additional language learning, acquisition and processing are welcome.  Further details about the … Continue reading Second Call for Papers EuroSLA 2017

Second call for EuroSLA Distinguished Scholar Award Nominations by 12 February 2017

Dear EuroSLA members, Since 2014, the EuroSLA Executive Committee have been proud to present the membership-nominated EuroSLA Distinguished Scholarship Award at our Annual Conference. The inaugural award went to Professor Vivian Cook in 2014, then Professor David Singleton in 2015, and to Professor Carmen Munoz most recently in 2016. See more here: http://www.eurosla.org/distinguished-scholar-award/ We would … Continue reading Second call for EuroSLA Distinguished Scholar Award Nominations by 12 February 2017

Call for papers: Bi-/Multilingualism and the Declining Brain: Current evidence and future directions

University of Reading, June 21st This event will look into contemporary suggestions about the neuroprotective effects of bi-/multilingualism against brain decline in clinical populations. It will bring together early career and established researchers in the fields of second language acquisition and cognitive/clinical neuroscience, and will comprise a state-of-the-art snapshot in the field, as well as … Continue reading Call for papers: Bi-/Multilingualism and the Declining Brain: Current evidence and future directions