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APRIL 20

1200       Registration
 
1300       Welcome and Introduction
 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
1315      Reframing globalization for English in Europe
             David Block, Institute of Education, University of London, UK

 
ENGLISH IN THE MEDIA
1415 Images of English in the French press
Marc Deneire, Université de Lorraine, France
1445      English in Norway: An analysis of attitudes as expressed in newspaper discourse
Anne-Line Grædler, Hedmark University College, Norway
1515     English loanword use and code-switching on Greek television: the attitude of the public
Zoi Tatsioka, City College, Thessaloniki, Greece

 

1545     TEA/COFFEE

 

LANGUAGE CONTACT
1615     Influence from English: The Nordic experience and experiment
Helge Sandøy, University of Bergen, Norway
1645     To English or not to English?
Ivana Palibrk and Tiana Tošić, University of Kragujevac, Serbia

 

1930     DINNER AT ORIENT EXPRESS CHINESE RESTAURANT, WEST STREET


 

SATURDAY 21 APRIL
 

ATTITUDES TOWARDS ENGLISH
0900     English in Poland: The attitudes of young Poles towards English linguistic influence on Polish
Marcin Zabawa, University of Silesia, Poland
0930      The meaningful use of English in Norway:  L2 attitudes, choices and pronunciation
Ulrikke Rindal, University of Oslo, Norway
1000      English as a ‘threat’ in Finland? Insights from a national survey
Sirpa Leppänen, Samu Kytölä and Mikko Laitinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
 

1030      TEA/COFFEE

 
ENGLISH IN SCHOOLS
1100      Teaching English to young learners in Europe:  teachers’ perspectives
Sue Garton, Fiona Copland and Anne Burns, Aston University, UK
1130      Is there any place for the individual in the teaching and learning of English in Europe?
Florentina Taylor, University of York, UK
1200      Relevance of English language learning in a changing linguistic environment in Iceland: proficiency, use and perceptions of young Icelanders.
Anna Jeeves, University of Iceland
1230     English in multilingual repertoires. An analysis of language choices of Bulgarian students
Maria Stoicheva, Sofia University, Bulgaria

 

1230     LUNCH
 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
1345      Controlling English abroad while protecting it at home?
Dennis Baron, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

 

ENGLISH IN HIGHER EDUCATION
1430      The online informal learning of English: from weakness and threat to strength and opportunity through non-classroom contacts with English
Geoff Sockett, University of Strasbourg, France
1500       Metaphorical creativity in the Extended Circle
Susan Nacey, Hedmark University College, Norway

 

1530     TEA/COFFEE

 

PANEL ON Spanish Researchers Publishing in English-medium Scientific Journals: opportunities, challenges and threats across disciplinary areas
1600       Creating a large-scale database of Spanish scholars’ publication experiences in English and Spanish-medium scientific journals: Methodological
considerations

Ana I. Moreno, Universidad de León, Spain
(Co-authors: Jesús Rey Rocha, Sally Burgess, Irene López Navarro, Itesh Sachdev)
1620      Publishing in English-medium scientific journals as opportunity: a comparative study of Spanish researchers writing practices in Chemistry and Business
Rosa Lorés-Sanz, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
(Co-authors: Pilar Mur, Sally Burgess, Jesús Rey Rocha and Ana I. Moreno)
1640      Publishing in English-medium scientific journals as challenge: a comparative study of Spanish researchers writing practices in Chemistry and Business
Pilar Mur-Dueñas, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
(Co-authors: Rosa Lorés, Sally Burgess, Jesús Rey Rocha and Ana I. Moreno)
1700      Under threat from all sides: Historians and English for Research Publication Purposes
Sally Burgess, Universidad de La Laguna, Spain
(Co-authors: Pilar Mur, Rosa Lorés, Jesús Rey Rocha and Ana I. Moreno)
1720     Discussion
 

2000 CONFERENCE DINNER AT THE LEOPOLD HOTEL
 

 

SUNDAY 22 APRIL
 

ENGLISH IN SCIENTIFIC DISCOURSE
0900      The geopolitics of languages in global academia: the case of the Spanish Peninsula
Carmen Pérez-Llantada & Ramón Plo, University of Zaragoza, Spain
0930      Problematizing parallel language use: students' and lecturers' perceptions of using English at a major Swedish university
Maria Kuteeva, Stockholm University, Sweden
1000     Bilingual practices in higher education in Northern Europe: A case for terminology planning?
Anna Kristina Hultgren, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

 
1030     TEA/COFFEE
 

ENGLISH AS LINGUA FRANCA
1100      English as a lingua franca in Europe: an investigation of international communication and intelligibilty in the EU workplace.
Pamela Rogerson-Revell, University of Leicester, UK
1130       English as a lingua franca – A source of identity for young Europeans?
Claus Gnutzmann, Jenny Jakisch, Frank Rabe, Joana Willim, University of Braunschweig, Germany
1200     English as a lingua franca in Estonia: Some evidence from ethnographic research.
Josep Soler-Carbonell, University of Oxford, UK

KEYNOTE LECTURE

1230     The maps of Language
Sue Wright, University of Portsmouth, UK
 

1315      CLOSE

 

1330      LUNCH