Autumn Symposium of the Finnish Association of Applied Linguistics - AFinLA 2013

Tulevaisuuden kielenkäyttäjä – Language Users of Tomorrow

November 14–16, 2013 University of Turku, School of Languages and Translation Studies

The symposium invites proposals for papers, posters and workshops related to the theme as well as to other areas of applied linguistics. There will also be three keynote lectures, and the invited speakers are

Michał Krzyżanowski, Örebro University, Sweden
Language Ideologies in/and Supranational Organisational Spaces: A Discourse-Ethnographic Analysis of Multilingual Communication in European Union Institutions​

Crispin Thurlow, University of Washington (Seattle), USA
Language Workers of the World, Unite!

Camilla Wide, University of Turku
Language on the Internet: how do young Swedish-speaking Finns write today?

The theme could be approached from the following perspectives:


First call for papers has now been published, you can find it here.

The symposium is partly sponsored by the Federation of Finnish Learned Societies (Tieteellisten seurain valtuuskunta), Utuling, the doctoral programme of languages and translation studies at the University of Turku, the Turku University Foundation (Turun Yliopistosäätiö), Lingsoft, and Finn Lectura. Langnet, the national doctoral programme in language studies, is also in collaboration with the symposium.


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 Important Dates


May 6, 2013
First call for Papers

September 16, 2013
Abstract submission deadline

September 30, 2013
Notification of acceptance

October 15, 2013
Registration deadline

November 14, 2013
Doctoral students' research workshop

November 15 - 16, 2013
Symposium in Turku 

20014 Turun yliopisto, Finland
Tel. +358 29 450 5000

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