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Transdisciplinary Research on Multilingualism under the Challenges of the Pandemic

The Malaysian Association of Applied Linguistics (MAAL) on Managing Transdisciplinary Research on Multilingualism under the Challenges of the Pandemic on…

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Fostering Multilingual Perspectives in Applied Linguistics Research: AILA Ibero-America

AILA Ibero-America will be formally launched in August of 2020 as the regional network including AILA affiliates in Ibero-American-speaking regions.…

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AILA’s Cooperation with the Council of Europe Continued

AILA has a long tradition in cooperating with the Council of Europe (EMCL). Now, AILA renewed its Memorandum of Cooperation…

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Starting from 2021: Online Program Layer at AILA World Congresses

In addition to the traditional symposium format, future AILA World Congresses will include an online program layer for remote attendance. This…

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AILA Endorsement Principles: Fostering Good Practices in Applied Linguistics

By formally recommending endorsement policies, AILA aims to motivate, inspire, and support our national affiliates to develop their own policies of…

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AILA Tandem Initiative: Growing the ASEAN Network of Applied Linguistics

The MAAL-SAAL-TAAL initiative aims to intensify networking and collaboration between the Malaysian Association of Applied Linguistics (MAAL), the Singapore Association…

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AILA Q&A: Our Organization in a Nutshell

What makes Applied Linguistics matter nowadays? How much do AILA officers earn? And who selects the venues for the AILA…

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AILA Research Debate Special: Changing Research Practices in Times of COVID-19

How have research practices by AILA Research Networks and AILA members shifted during the global COVID-19 pandemic? Applied Linguists share…

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The Linguacuisine ‘LinguaChef’ Prize 2020

https://linguacuisine.com/linguachef/   The LinguaChef Prize will be awarded to the person who uploads the best language learning recipe using the…

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Highlighting the Key Role of Language at the Unesco 2020 Meeting in Hammamet

Dr. Oliver Winkler, AILA UNESCO delegate, 2019-12-20 In November last year, AILA accepted an invitation from UNESCO to attend the…

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AILA Tandem Initiative IRAAL–SAALinBiH: Launching Joint Webinars

The IRAAL-SAALinBiH tandem initiative aims to promote and foster links and collaboration between linguists, applied linguists, and educational practitioners in…

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AILA 2020 Program Online

The preliminary program of the AILA 2020 World Congress is now online: https://www.aila2020.nl/scientific-programme If you register early you can take advantage of the…

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Claire Kramsch and Lihua Zhang to receive the MLA's Kenneth W. Mildenberger Prize

Full press release by MLA (PDF): https://act.mla.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/KWM-Press-Release-4-December.pdf     The Modern Language Association of America today announced it is awarding…

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Call for Papers: Évaluation(s) et autonomisation dans l’enseignement-apprentissage des langues étrangères à l’université

This call for proposals targets contributions to the publication of one or more volumes in applied linguistics, in French, entitled…

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Call for Chapters: Using Literature to Teach English as a Second Language

https://www.igi-global.com/publish/call-for-papers/call-details/4239 Proposals Submission Deadline: October 2, 2019 Full Chapters Due: November 15, 2019 Submission Date: February 23, 2020   Introduction…

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Book: Forensic Linguistics

Book details: “Forensic Linguistics” by Iman Nick ISBN: 978-1-62273-128-2 https://vernonpress.com/book/74     According to international statistics, the world is currently…

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Getting started: SAALinBiH. Challenging stereotypes and prejudices

Guest-authored by Merima Osmankadic, President of SAALinBiH   The Society for the Advancement of Applied Linguistics in Bosnia and Herzegovina…

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Getting started: IAAL. Strengthening international connections

Guest-authored by Eri Kurniawan, President of IAAL   As a fairly young association in Indonesia, the Indonesian Association of Applied…

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Getting started: TAAL. Raising the profile of applied linguistics in Thailand

“TAAL being a member of AILA provides great opportunities for Thai applied linguistics researchers to become active participants in the…

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12th AILA-Europe Junior Researchers' Meeting in Applied Linguistics

August 12, 2020 Groningen, Netherlands     AILA Europe and the Dutch Society for Applied Linguistics (Anéla) are organizing the…

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Publication PRELA

As an extention of 2019 AFLA annual conference, a call for paper is launched for an issue to be published…

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Innovations and Trends in Early Foreign Language Context

Guest Editor: Thomai Alexiou https://rpltl.eap.gr/     It is with great pleasure that we invite you to submit abstracts for…

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The Linguacuisine ‘LinguaChef’ Prize

The LinguaChef Prize will be awarded to the person who uploads the best language learning recipe using the Linguacuisine recipe…

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AILA development: The most relevant benefits and urgent requests

What have AILA’s most relevant benefits been for its national affiliates in the last year, and what are the affiliates’…

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AILA 2020 innovation: Interconnected papers throughout the congress

AILA 2020 introduces a new format! There will be more than 200 symposia to choose from. All the papers will…

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Linguacuisine free app now in android and apple stores

The Linguacuisine comic book is now available in the pdf attachment. This comic explains the app concept in graphical format:…

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Call for Papers Language Education and Multilingualism. The Langscape Journal

Issue: Language Teacher Education and Plurilingualism in Digital Learning Environments https://edoc.hu-berlin.de/handle/18452/19672   Technology has both revolutionized the way we teach…

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11th AILA-Europe Junior Researchers' Meeting in Applied Linguistics

Multiperspectivity in Applied Linguistics September 26–28, 2019 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina     The 11th Junior Researchers' Meeting is hosted…

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TIRF's 2019 DDG Competition Underway

    TIRF – The International Research Foundation for English Language Education – is pleased to announce its 2019 Doctoral…

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Research award opportunity: ASHDRA

    The A.S Hornby Educational Trust (ASHET) is pleased to announce a call for research proposals under the A.S.Hornby…

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Launching the AILA ASEAN Network

On 3 December 2018, the AILA ASEAN Network was launched at the Malaysian Association of Applied Linguistics International Conference 2018,…

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The Society for Applied Linguistics in Bosnia and Herzegovina (SALinBiH)

Founded on September 28, 2018 Faculty of Philosophy, University of Sarajevo     SALinBiH (The Society for Applied linguistics in…

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MAALIC 2018 and the Launching of AILA ASEAN

Applied Linguistics and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Language, Communication and the Professions December 3-4, 2018 University of Malaya, Kuala…

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Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal: Call for Papers Volumes 21 & 22

Deadlines: Volume 21 No. 2: November 30, 2018 Volume 22 No. 1: March 15, 2019   The Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal…

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10th AILA-Europe Junior Researchers' Meeting in Applied Linguistics | Update

Research(ing) Cultures in Applied Linguistics September 10-11, 2018 University of Duisburg-Essen, Campus Essen, Germany     The 10th AILA-Europe Junior…

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Free language learning and cooking app now available

Dear colleagues Here is information on the new Linguacuisine web app, which is now ready for use, as well as…

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Revista Nebrija: Section on emotion, emotional intelligence and language

The Nebrija Journal of Linguistics Applied to Language Teaching publishes blind peer-reviewed contributions in French, English, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. …

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Call for nominations: TIRF James E. Alatis Prize 2019

Background TIRF – The International Research Foundation for English Language Education – established the TIRF James E. Alatis Prize for…

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Launching the AILA Affiliates Tandem Initiative

AILA national affiliates embody traditions and represent cultures of doing, promoting, and supporting research and teaching, for example by the…

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Setting up new AILA National Affiliates

AILA is in contact with several potential new affiliates, for example, to keep the momentum of the AILA 2017 World…

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Joining the AILA website development team

At the 2018 annual meeting on June 3 and 4, AILA will launch the new website. The joint development process…

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Leveraging the Words of the Year initiatives

Word of the Year initiatives have raised increasing attention around the globe. For Applied Linguists, the phenomenon is of twofold…

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Interweaving academic networks

Hot topics in research, such as literacy, tend to be addressed by fast-growing networks of globally connected researchers. Network participants…

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Endorsing socially relevant policies

Officially endorsing empirically grounded and theoretically sound polices on language use can foster the language awareness of decision-makers. By doing…

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Deepening inter-institutional collaboration

Globally relevant organizations such as UNESCO could benefit from systematic collaboration with AILA – and vice versa. This is all…

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Enacting the AILA Multilingual Matters Library Award

In 2010, Multilingual Matters (MM) contributed 90,000 GBP to the AILA solidarity fund. As part of this donation, it was…

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Welcoming new AILA Research Networks

In January 2018, the AILA Research Networks committee unanimously approved 27 applications for acceptance. Research Networks (ReN) convenors have been…

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AILA Review, the scholarly journal of AILA

AILA Review is the official scholarly journal of AILA. Its first issue appeared in 1984, and from 1989, all volumes…

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European Journal of Applied Linguistics

European Journal of Applied Linguistics Editor-in-Chief: Bührig, Kristin / García Mayo, María del Pilar / ten Thije, Jan D. The…

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