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Full Title: Sustainable Multilingualism 2017

Short Title: SM
Location: Kaunas, Lithuania
Start Date: 26-May-2017 - 27-May-2017
Contact: Nemira Mačianskienė
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Meeting Description: The conference aims at bringing together scholars and language education professionals to share their research insights and discuss the issues relevant to the development of individual and societal multilingualism, including language policy, linguistic human rights, and language education in higher education.

Keynote Speakers:

Manuel Célio Conceição, President of the Conseil europeen pour les langues / European Language Council (CEL/ELC), professor of French linguistics and researcher at the University of Algarve, Portugal
Jean-Marc Dewaele, President of the International Association of Multilingualism, professor of Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism at University of London, Birkbeck
Rober Phillipson, Professor Emeritus at Copenhagen Business School, researcher on linguistic imperialism and multilingual education
Tove Skutnabb-Kangas, researcher and fighter for linguistic human rights, professor Emerita at Roskilde University, Denmark

5 Reasons to Attend our Conferenceː

- Meet in person world-known researchers in linguistic human rights and outstanding language policy researchers and developers
- Share your research insights within international community
- Discuss current issues of multilingualism with members of international community
- Strengthen the existing and establish new partnerships in the international research and education community
- Visit Lithuania – one of the three Baltic states, the country where the oldest surviving Indo-European language is spoken
Linguistic Subfield: Applied Linguistics
LL Issue: 28.636

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