News & Events

Upcoming ...

13th International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca

From 2nd - 5th July 2020, the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), in Tainan City, Taiwan, will host the 13th International Conference of ELF - Let's go ELF 2020: Expanding the Orientations. Follow the link for more information. 

>> postponed to 2021<<

AILA 2020

"What's 'franca' about English as a lingua franca?"

Some members of our research group are organizing a symposium at the AILA 2020 >> due to the current circumstances AILA and our symposium are postponed to 2021 << conference in Groningen. Follow the link to see the latest updates on the programme and announced presenters - look for symposium Nr. 195.



Past Events

Invited speaker

Marie-Luise Pitzl was invited as a guest speaker at the University Regensburg, Germany. During her stay from 28-29 January 2020 she presented on Creativity in spoken ELF interactions: Descriptive findings and future directions.

Conference presentation

Henry Widdowson attended and spoke at the international conference Translation, Inclusivity, and Educational Settings  via online attendance. The conference was hosted by Università degli Studi di Napli "L'orientale' (Italy) and took place from 27th - 29th February 2020.