International conference: National Languages in Academic Research and Higher Education, Tallinn, 29-30 August 2011

The Centre for Academic Estonian in cooperation with Institute of Estonian Language and Culture at Tallinn University are organising an international conference “National Languages in Academic Research and Higher Education” (NatAcLang).

The Centre will welcome contributions on topics that include, but are not limited to: language policies for academic research and higher education in different countries vocabulary, terminology and grammatical structure of scientific and higher education texts in diverse national languages English impact on other national languages used in academia.

Please submit your abstract for a 20 min paper (+ discussion) or poster proposal not later than 30.04.2011 in either .doc or .pdf format to e-mail
The abstract should not exceed 2500 characters (excl. references).

Important dates:

- Submission deadline: April 30, 2011
- Notification date: May 20, 2011

The conference is supported by the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research.

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