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Multilingualism and Interpreting in Settings of Globalisation 2015 Belgium

International Colloquium on Multilingualism and Interpreting in Settings of Globalisation: Asylum and  Migration (MIAM 2015)
19-­20 February 2015
Ghent University, Belgium Conference
URL: http://www.miam.ugent.be

Central theme: Multilingualism and interpreting in institutional encounters of globalisation
- Language ideologies of translation and language choice
- Institutional versus lay expectations of discourse
- The monolingual entextualization of multilingual interaction
- The tension between institutional deontology and practices of language use
Keynote speakers (in alphabetical order):
-­- Jan Blommaert (Tilburg University)
-­- Moira Inghilleri (UMass Amherst)
-­- Stef Slembrouck (Gent University)
-­- Cecilia Wadensjö (Stockholm University)
Submissions are invited on any aspect of the above themes. Abstracts should be 250 words and should be submitted in PDF format.
Call deadline: 1 Sept 2014. Please send abstracts to:

For more information, please  contact: katrijn.maryns@ugent.be

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