CFP: Language and Development 2017

The 12th biennial Language and Development Conference (LDC) will be held in Dakar, Senegal, on 27-29 November 2017. The call for participation (CFP) deadline has been extended to 31 May (apologies as I'm just catching up on this). The theme of this edition of the conference is: Language and the Sustainable Development Goals. From the … Continue reading CFP: Language and Development 2017

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CFP: Language, the SDGs, and Vulnerable Populations

The Study Group on Language at the United Nations, in cooperation with the Centre for Research and Documentation on World Language Problems and the Center for Applied Linguistics, will again this year hold a two-day symposium (11-12 May 2017) on language and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). I reproduce below the call for participation (CFP) … Continue reading CFP: Language, the SDGs, and Vulnerable Populations

Language and the SDGs, 21-22 April 2016

Having previously noted the CFP for the Language and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) symposium to be held in New York on 21-22 April 2016, this is a quick reminder that registration for the event is still open. For reference the provisional program is copied below (NB- the keynote speaker, Suzanne Romaine, was not on … Continue reading Language and the SDGs, 21-22 April 2016

CFP: Language and the SDGs

An upcoming symposium in New York on 21-22 April 2016 will address "Language and the Sustainable Development Goals." This offers anĀ  opportunity to address specific aspects of the importance of languages in international development. The following call for papers is copied from the website of the Study Group on Language and the United Nations which … Continue reading CFP: Language and the SDGs