AILA World Congress live-streaming plenaries

Good news from the 18th World Congress of Applied Linguistics:  AILA is intending  to live-stream the plenaries via http://www.aila2017.com.br/ Abstracts here: http://www.aila2017.com.br/index.php/en/program/plenary-sessions Schedule below (add 4 hours for British Summer Time / 3 hours for GMT) Starting today – Sunday – at 4pm (i.e. 8pm BST / 7pm GMT) with the Opening Ceremony, and (at 5:30pm (i.e. 9:30pm…

CfP: Health & Science Communication SIG workshop: ‘“Chronic Disease and Language”, Lancaster University, 29 November 2017

Workshop of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) Health & Science Communication Special Interest Group (SIG) “Chronic Disease and Language: Understanding Social and Linguistic Representations to Improve Treatment and Prevention” #healthsci17 29 November 2017 Hosted by the Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University ‘Chronic disease’, ‘long-term condition’ and ‘non-communicable disease’ are often…

New BAAL SIG for Language Policy

We are delighted to announce the formation of a new Language Policy special interest group of the British Association of Applied Linguistics. The SIG is interested in language policy around the world, and has plans to host online and offline seminars. The inaugural event will be at the University of Leeds, 2 September, at the…

BAAL Corpus Linguistics SIG call for nominations

The BAAL Corpus Linguistics SIG is holding an election for 3 positions in the Committee and is currently accepting expressions of interest for the following posts: Convenor:  To chair meetings of the committee (virtual and face-to-face); to take the lead in organising the yearly event/s; to update  BAAL /SIG Coordinator on  SIG activities, including submitting an annual report on SIG activities; to…