Bilingualism Matters Research Symposium 2018

Register for Symposium  Poster Submission Guidelines

Our 2018 inaugural research symposium aims to provide an opportunity for researchers in Edinburgh and from across our Bilingualism Matters international network to come together to share and exchange ideas on any aspect of bilingualism, with a focus on dissemination potential beyond the academic world.  

Important Dates
April 2018                       Oral presentations confirmed
4th July 2018                 Registration open (free to first 30 students; £30 others)
4th July 2018                 Call for poster presentations opens (Poster-abstract-submission-guidelines.pdf)
31st July 2018                Call for posters closes
7th September 2018     Symposium (9am to 3.30pm)

Call for submissions
Presentations are for an academic, interdisciplinary audience, avoiding specialist jargon on any aspect of bilingualism, including, but not limited to:

  • typical and atypical child bilingualism 
  • adult language learning and lifetime bilingualism 
  • cognitive effects of bilingualism and other types of experience 
  • bilingualism and bidialectalism 
  • bilingualism and social cognition 
  • bilingual education 
  • the neurolinguistics of bilingualism 
  • bilingualism in policy making 
  • sociological and social aspects of bilingualism

Our panel of reviewers choose abstracts for 15-minute talks and posters, based on the following criteria: 

  1. Rigour of research
  2. Originality of research 
  3. Potential for dissemination through Bilingualism Matters network 

Contacts
If you have any questions or require further details please contact us by email or phone.
Email: bilingualism-matters@ed.ac.uk
Phone: (44) (0)131 650 2884

 

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